Atwater, Adeline

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Author, art dealer and collector.

Adeline Lobdell, born in 1887 and raised in Chicago, was educated at local seminaries and briefly at the Art Institute of Chicago. Always interested in modern art, she continued a successful ten-year career managing several other galleries and acting as curator for individual artists' exhibits. Atwater's second career was as an author, and in 1931 she published a work of fiction entitled The Marriage of Don Quixote. In 1932, Atwater married Harold C. Pynchon and began concentrating on her writing. Some of her short stories and articles appeared in such publications as Red Book Magazine, New York Herald Tribune Magazine, and The Midwest Review of Literature. Besides her literary work, Adeline Atwater Pynchon was active in various charitable organizations as well as serving as president of the Society of Midland Authors. She died in Chicago in 1975.

From the description of Adeline Lobdell Atwater papers, ca. 1932-1956. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 180877110

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associatedWith Iroquois Theater (Chicago, Ill.) corporateBody
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associatedWith National Woman's Party. corporateBody
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associatedWith Paul, Alice, 1885-1977. person
associatedWith Rubinstein, Helena, 1870-1965. person
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United States
Chicago (Ill.)
New York (State)--New York
Illinois--Chicago
Illinois
Washington (D.C.)
Nevada--Reno
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Women
Women
Women authors, American
Artists
Art museums
Autobiographies
Divorce
Families
Manuscripts, American
Montessori method of education
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Active 1932

Active 1956

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