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Hope Hale Davis

Hope Hale Davis, American writer, educator. Yaddo fellow; Bunting fellow, 1983-1984.

Background

  • Davis, Hope Hale was born on November 2, 1903 in Columbus Junction, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Hal and Frances (MacFarland) Hale.

  • Education

    • Student, Corcoran Art School, Washington, 1922. Student, Portland (Maine) School Art, 1926. Student, Columbia University, 1972.

    Career

    • Former instructor, Radcliffe Seminars, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Visiting scholar Radcliffe College, 1984-1985.

    Works

    • Author: (story collection) The Dark Way to the Plaza, 1968, (memoir) Great Day Coming: A Memoir of the 1930's, 1994. Contributor short stories and critical pieces to various publications.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Personality

    Interests

    Scrabble, tea with friends.

    Connections

    • Married Francis Claud Cockburn, February 18, 1932 (divorced June 1935). 1 child, Claudia; married Robert Gorham Davis, September 3, 1939 (deceased 1998). Children: Stephen, Lydia.
    • father: Hal Hale
    • mother: Frances (MacFarland) Hale
    • spouses: Francis Claud Cockburn
    • Robert Gorham Davis
    • children: Claudia Davis
    • Stephen Davis
    • Lydia Davis
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    Died October 2, 2004
    (aged 100)
    Nationality
    • 1922
      Corcoran Art School
    • 1926
      Portland (Maine) School Art
    • 1972
      Columbia University

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