Donald Culross Peattie

Fellow: Awarded 1936

Field of Study: General Nonfiction

Fellow: Awarded 1937

Field of Study: General Nonfiction

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 06-21-1898

Died: 11-16-1964

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

PEATTIE, DONALD CULROSS:  Appointed for the writing of the story of the rise in the wilderness of an idealistic American community, based on Owen’s New Harmony experiment, and of its fall; tenure, twelve months from April 15, 1936.

Born June 21, 1898, at Chicago, Illinois.  Education:  University of Chicago, 1916–18; Harvard University, A.B., 1922.

Assistant Plant Introducer, 1922–24, United States Department of Agriculture.

Publications:  Cargoes and Harvests, 1926; Flora of the Indiana Dunes, 1930; Flora of the Tryon Region of North and South Carolina, 1931; Vence: The Story of a Provençal Town Through Two Thousand Years, 1930; Port of Call, 1932; Sons of the Martian, 1932; The Bright Lexicon, 1934; An Almanac for Moderns, 1935; Singing in the Wilderness: A Salute to John James Audubon, 1935; Green Laurels, 1936. With L. R. Peattie: Bounty of Earth, 1925; Up Country, 1928; Down Wind, 1929.