Wilson, Carol Green, 1892-

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Wilson was an author and biographer.

From the description of Carol G. Wilson research notes and writing relating to Santa Clara County, [undated]. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122509254

Carol Green Wilson was born in Livingston, Montana, on April 16, 1892. She received a B.A. from Stanford in 1914, and served as editor of the Stanford Alumni Magazine from 1918-1921, and again from 1928-1935. In addition to the biography of her uncle William R. Staats (published 1947), Wilson was the author of multiple histories and biographies, including Chinatown quest : the life adventures of Donaldina Cameron (1931), Gump's treasure trade : a story of San Francisco (1949), Alice Eastwood's wonderland : the adventures of a botanist (1955), We who wear kites : the story of Kappa Alpha Theta,1870-1956 (1956), and Arthur Fielder, music for the millions : the story of the conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra (1968). She died in Connecticut in 1981.

From the description of California Yankee : William R. Staats, business pioneer : manuscript, 1944. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 569384328

American journalist and author.

From the description of Carol Green Wilson papers, ca. 1949-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869811

Carol Green Wilson, author of CHINATOWN QUEST, GUMP'S TREASURE TRADE, and other books, earned her A.B. in economics at Stanford University in 1914; she was married to George Osborne Green, also a member of the Stanford class of 1914.

From the description of Scrapbook, 1910-1912. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122511079

Biographical Note

  • 1892, April 16: born, Livingston, Montana
  • 1914: A.B., Stanford University
  • 1914: married George Osborn Wilson
  • 1918 - 1921 : editor, Stanford Alumni magazine
  • 1928 - 1935 : editor, Stanford Alumni magazine
  • 1931: author, Chinatown Quest
  • 1946: author, California Yankee
  • 1949: author, Gump's Treasure Trade
  • 1956: author, Alice Eastwood's Wonderland
  • 1956: author, We Who Wear Kites
  • 1968: author, Arthur Fielder: Music for the Millions
  • 1968: author, Herbert Hoover: A Challenge for Today
  • 1981: died, Connecticut

From the guide to the Carol Green Wilson Papers, ca. 1949-1975, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Wilson, Carol Green, 1892-. Scrapbook, 1910-1912. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Wilson, Carol Green, 1892-. California Yankee : William R. Staats, business pioneer : manuscript, 1944. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Carol Green Wilson Papers, ca. 1949-1975 Hoover Institution Archives
creatorOf Wilson, Carol Green, 1892-. Carol Green Wilson papers, ca. 1949-1975. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Wilson, Carol Green, 1892-. Carol G. Wilson research notes and writing relating to Santa Clara County, [undated]. California Historical Society
referencedIn Borsdamm, John. John Borsdamm papers, 1930-1972. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford University Press archival book copies, 1900-2012 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Eastwood (Alice) papers, 1859-1981 California Academy of Sciences, Special Collections
referencedIn Stanford University Press archival book copies, 1900-2012 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn John Borsdamm papers, 1930-1972 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Borsdamm, John. person
associatedWith Borsdamm, John. person
associatedWith Eastwood, Alice, 1859-1953 person
associatedWith Fiedler, Arthur, 1894- person
associatedWith Fiedler, Arthur, 1894-1979. person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850-1927. person
associatedWith Mount Wilson Observatory corporateBody
associatedWith Pen Women (Santa Clara Co., Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Southern California Edison Company corporateBody
associatedWith Staats, William R., 1867-1928. person
associatedWith Stanford Mothers' Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Class of 1914. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Throop University corporateBody
associatedWith Union Oil Company of California corporateBody
associatedWith Valley Hunt Club (Pasadena, Calif.) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
California, Southern
Pasadena (Calif.)
United States
California--Santa Clara County
United States
Subject
Real estate development--California
Schools
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Birth 1892

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