Older, Cora, 1875-1968

Older, Cora, 1875-1968



  • Existence: 1875 - 1968


Cora Miranda Baggerly Older was born in 1875 in New York. She was a novelist and horticulturist. While attending Syracuse University she and some friends traveled west to California. There she met Fremont Older, a newspaperman in San Francisco. They were married in 1893. She and her husband were part of San Francisco's society. They would entertain friends and political figures at their home near Cuperteno. Older died in 1968.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"Love Stories of Old California" typescript

Identifier: MS-335
Date(s): circa 1940

"Love Stories of Old California." The collection contains the typescript of the book by Cora Older which was published in 1940. Includes the signed typescript of Gertrude Atherton's introduction to the book.