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Theodora Covel Kracaw
March 24, 1897
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
|Died||July 4, 1979
Berkeley, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||UC Berkeley|
|Spouse(s)||Clifton Spencer Brown 1921–1923, Alfred Louis Kroeber 1926–1960, John Harrison Quinn 1969–1979|
|Children||Karl, Ursula, Ted, Clifton|
Theodora Covel Kracaw Kroeber Quinn (March 24, 1897 – July 4, 1979) was an American writer and anthropologist. She wrote about many Native Californian cultures. She was born in Denver, Colorado. Kroeber grew up in the mining town of Telluride. She studied at the University of California, Berkeley, for undergraduate and graduate studies. In 1926, she married anthropologist Alfred Louis Kroeber.
Her daughter was the writer Ursula K. Le Guin (1929–2018).
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Alfred Kroeber and Ishi, pictured in 1911.
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