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