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Fletcher, Inglis, 1879-1969

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1879 - 1969

Peggy Inglis Fletcher was born Minna Towner Englis Clark in 1879, in Alton, Illinois. She studied sculpture at Washington University, St. Louis before marrying John George Fletcher in 1902. She followed her husband as he worked in several mining camps in California, Oregon and Alaska. After World War I, Fletcher met Vilhjlamur Stefansson who encouraged her to write. She published her first book "The White Leopard" in 1931, which was followed by many more including "Men of Albermarle" (1942), "Queen's Gift" (1952) and "The Wicked Lady" (1961). Inglis Fletcher died in 1969.

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Inglis (Peggy) Fletcher papers

Stefansson Mss-34
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-34
Overview Peggy Inglis Fletcher (1879-1969), writer. Consist of screenplay "The explorer," based on Vilhjalmur Stefansson's autobiography, an essay on Ada Blackjack, some biographical information and a summary by Erika Parmi of correspondence between Fletcher and Stefansson.