Hubble, Grace Lillian Burke (1889–1981)

Grace Burke Hubble, wife of famed astronomer Edwin Powell Hubble, lived most of her life in California, traveled to Europe, vacationed in Colorado, loved nature, read rapaciously, enjoyed intellectual conversation, and entertained some of the world's most prominent scientists and Hollywood celebrities in her San Marino home. Although described in her obituary as a writer, Grace was not a writer or journalist in the traditional sense; her work remains unpublished. She wrote daily in journals and letters, gathering her observations, analysis, and opinions of people, politics, nature, and art. She wrote of the ordinary and extraordinary, the ridiculous and sublime. Whether writing of flora and fauna during a vacation in the Colorado wilderness or political debates after dinner by the fire, Grace Hubble's writing ...

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