Wilson, Margaret, 1882-1973

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Writer and missionary, Margaret Wilhemina Wilson was born in Traer, Iowa on January 16, 1882 to West Wilson and Agnes (McCornack) Wilson. She received an Associate degree (1903) and a B.Phil. (1904) from the University of Chicago. After graduation, Wilson served as a missionary in the Punjab area of India. She attended the Divinity School at the University of Chicago (1912-1914), taught at West Pullman (Chicago) High School, and wrote many short stories. After her marriage to George Douglas Turner in 1923, Wilson moved to Oxford, England with Turner and began publishing novels.

From the description of Papers, 1923, [n.d.]. (Iowa State University). WorldCat record id: 35780679

Epithet: née Harries; author; wife of Cornwell Baron Wilson

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Epithet: wife of R Wilson

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referencedIn Edison Sheet Music Collection, 1830-1958, (bulk 1890-1940) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Wilson, Margaret, 1882-1973. Papers, 1923, [n.d.]. Iowa State University, Parks Library
referencedIn Carrie Jacobs-Bond Collection, circa 1896-circa 1944 Library of Congress. Music Division
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referencedIn Eastwick Collection, 1746-1929, 1746-1929 American Philosophical Society
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referencedIn Thomas J. Dodd Papers, undated, 1919-1971. Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
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referencedIn Boris Souvarine papers, 1915-1984 (inclusive), 1940-1984 (bulk). Houghton Library
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correspondedWith Dodd, Thomas J. (Thomas Joseph), 1907-1971 person
correspondedWith Jacobs-Bond, Carrie, 1862-1946 person
correspondedWith Souvarine, Boris. person
associatedWith Thomas A. Edison, Inc. corporateBody
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Dublin, Ireland
Liverpool, Lancashire
Dublin, Ireland
Women authors
Women novelists, American--20th century


Birth 1882-01-16

Death 1973-10-06




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