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Theodora Kracaw Kroeber Quinn (March 24, 1897 - July 4, 1979) was a writer and anthropologist, best known for her accounts of Ishi, the last member of the Yahi tribe of California, and for her retelling of traditional narratives from several Native Californian cultures.
Total Books: 37
Theodora Kracaw was born in Colorado and later moved to California, where she studied at the University of California, Berkeley. In 1920 she earned her Master's degree in clinical psychology.
After having been left a widow in 1923 by her first husband, Clifton Brown, she studied anthropology and met and married Alfred Louis Kroeber, one of the leading American anthropologists of his generation and himself a widower. After his death, Theodora Kroeber would write his biography. They had two children, writer Ursula K. Le Guin and English professor Karl Kroeber. Their children from her first marriage were Ted Kroeber and Clifton Kroeber, historian.