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educator , writer

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

  • book

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Interests

  • Other 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