Storm, Marian, 1892?-1975

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Journalist; Author; Poet; Animal welfare advocate; Conservationist. Marian Isabel Storm was born in Stormville, NY, Jan 30, 1892; graduated Smith College, 1913; attended Miller Business School, then spent several years working in secretarial positions, including secretary to the Argentine Ambassador in Washington, D.C., 1917-18. She was also assistant editor for The Countryside Magazine, 1915-17 and reporter and freelance writer for the New York Evening Post, 1918-24, and later for the New York Tribune. In mid 1930s, she moved to Mexico where she spent the rest of her life, writing about Mexican plant life, animal life, and poverty. She published several books and articles, fiction and non-fiction, including Prologue to Mexico, The Life of Saint Rose, Hoofways into Hot Country, True Stories from Tarascan (1941), and Rights of Animals (1951). A conservationist, she saved a Mexican flowering shrub, the Ayuque, from extinction and was made an honorary member of the Sociedad de Mexico. She died in Guadalajara, Mexico, Aug 20, 1975.

From the description of Marian Storm Papers, 1857-1972 (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 76768346

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creatorOf Storm, Marian, 1892?-1975. Marian Storm Papers, 1857-1972 Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. Papers, 1897-1930 Houghton Library
referencedIn Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966. Papers, 1681-1966 (bulk 1900-1960) Houghton Library
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correspondedWith Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962 person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Nuttall, Zelia, 1858-1933 person
associatedWith Rodriguez, Silviano, 1892-1975. person
associatedWith Smith College corporateBody
associatedWith Storm family. family
associatedWith Yaddo (Artist's colony) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
South America
Animal welfare
Humane education
Nature conservation
Women artists


Death 1975



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