Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Theodora Kroeber-Quinn: Timeless Woman, Writer, and Interpreter of the California Indian World

Interviewee(s):
Kroeber-Quinn, Theodora
Interviewer(s):
Brower, Anne
Title:
Theodora Kroeber-Quinn: Timeless Woman, Writer, and Interpreter of the California Indian World
Abstract:
Colorado mining-town background, UC Berkeley education, psychology studies, professors, Leonard Bacon; the University campus and WWI; first marriage, motherhood, and widowhood; second marriage, 1926, to Alfred L. Kroeber; L. L. Nunn, and Telluride House; observations on ethics, men's and women's roles, houses, parenthood, communication, rebellion, genius, age, health, self-awareness, politics, religion, war; Kroeber-Quinn's writing, Ishi; UC Board of Regents, 1977-1978. Appended writings by Kroeber-Quinn: "Retrospective, Oral History"; "The Two Elizabeths," a family history for Elizabeth Johnston Kroeber and Elisabeth Covel LeGuin; "John Harrison Quinn [third husband]"; "Cross-Generation Marriage"; various communications to the UC Board of Regents; obituary, including bibliography.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1976 1977 1978
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b12932161
Rights:
Kroeber-Quinn, Theodora. "Theodora Kroeber-Quinn: Timeless Woman, Writer, and Interpreter of the California Indian World." Interview by Anne Brower in 1976, 1977 and 1978. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1982.