Murfree, Mary Noailles, 1850-1922

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Mary Noilles Murfree, author, was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on 24 January 1850, and died there on 31 July 1922. She never married and was first published in 1873. Under the pseudonym of Charles Egbert Craddock, she published short stories in the ATLANTIC MONTHLY and other magazines (1878- ); a volume of short stories, IN THE MOUNTAINS (1884); and at least nine novels, including WHERE THE BATTLE WAS FOUGHT, PHANTOMS OF THE FOOT BRIDGE, HIS VANISHED STAR, and PROPHET OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS (1885). Her stories depicted life in the Smoky Mountains region of the United States.

From the description of Mary Noailles Murfree papers, 1877-1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122385853

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creatorOf Murfree, Mary Noailles, 1850-1922. Letter to Mrs. Fairchild [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Murfree, Mary Noailles, 1850-1922. Correspondence with Harper & Bros., Murfreesboro, Tennessee, October 31, 1894 with photograph, Mrs. Lang, March 1885, Mrs. Claflin, and Mr. Johnson, Editor of Century Magazine, July 19, 1910 / Mary N. Murfree. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Murfree, Mary Noailles, 1850-1922. Papers of Mary Noailles Murfree [manuscript], 1878-1910. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Murfree family. Murfree family papers, 1779-1935; 1960 (bulk 1779-1935) [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Houghton Mifflin Company. Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive), 1880-1940 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Collier, Peter Fenelon, 1849-1909,. Letters of various authors [manuscript], 1867-1910. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Murfree, Mary Noailles, 1850-1922. The prophet of the Great Smoky mountains : manuscript, [ca. 1885] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Houghton Mifflin Company. Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company reader reports on manuscripts submitted for publication, 1882-1931. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Murfree, Mary Noailles, 1850-1922. Mary Noailles Murfree papers, 1877-1928. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph album, 1877-1893. Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Thomas Fields collection of autographs and portraits of distinguished women, 1814-1907. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Murfree, Mary Noailles, 1850-1922. In the clouds : manuscript, [ca. 1886] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, M, 1648-1985. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Murfree, Mary Noailles, 1850-1922. Letter, 1887 Sep. 7, Rye Beach, N.H., to Edmund C. Stedman, Newcastle, N.H. University of Michigan
referencedIn Sarah Orne Jewett correspondence, 1861-1930. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Thomas Wentworth Higginson correspondence, 1843-1911. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Murfree family. Murfree family papers, 1779-1935; 1960 (bulk 1779-1935) [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Parkman family, Edward Twisleton, and Sarah Wyman Whitman additional papers, 1763-1917 (inclusive) 1850-1907 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916. Richard Harding Davis collection, 1861-1958. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Casey, Martha De Bow. Collection, 1791-1933. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton papers, 1773-1932 (inclusive) 1833-1895 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company reader reports on manuscripts submitted for publication, 1882-1931. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919. person
associatedWith Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907. person
associatedWith Benedict, Frank Lee, 1834-1910. person
associatedWith Casey, Martha De Bow. person
associatedWith Century Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916. person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Doubleday, Page & Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881 person
associatedWith Gilder, Richard Wilson. person
associatedWith Harper & Brothers. corporateBody
associatedWith Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 person
correspondedWith Houghton, Henry Oscar, 1823-1895 person
associatedWith Houghton, Mifflin and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. person
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Howland, Mary Bryant, collector. person
associatedWith James R. Osgood and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith J.B. Lippincott Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909. person
associatedWith Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937 person
associatedWith Macmillan Company. corporateBody
associatedWith McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney), 1857-1949. person
associatedWith Miflin, George Harrison. person
associatedWith Murfree family. family
associatedWith Murfree family. family
associatedWith Murfree, Fanny Noailles Dickinson. person
associatedWith Murfree, William L. (William Law), 1817-1892. person
associatedWith Pratt, Ella Farman, 1837-1907, person
associatedWith Scudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902. person
associatedWith Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908. person
associatedWith Ticknor and Fields. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Wisconsin--Madison. Libraries. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Tennessee
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.)
Southern States
Murfreesboro (Tenn.)
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Publishers and Publishing
American literature--Women authors
Mountain life
Women authors, American
Appalachians (People) in literature
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Birth 1850-01-24

Death 1922-07-31

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