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Thoron, Louisa Hooper, 1874-1975

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1975

Biography

Louisa (Loulie) Chapin Hooper Thoron was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in May 4, 1874 and died there on July 12, 1975. She is buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Edward William and Fanny Hudson (Chapin) Hooper and wife of Ward Thoron (1867-1938), a Washington, D.C. lawyer and later the treasurer of the Merrimack Manufacturing Company.

She was the niece of Marian and Henry Adams and corresponded frequently with her uncle.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Letter from Loulie Hooper Thoron, 253 Marborough Street, Boston to Mildred Bliss, approximately 1930-1960 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 4, item: 64Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E4:Hooper
Scope and Contents: Signed handwritten letter from Loulie Hooper Thoron to Mildred Bliss telling her she wandered the Dumbarton Oaks Garden going from "one beautiful terrace to another drinking in the taste and knowledge of the artist planner and artist owners who had put together such gardens for the delight of birds and men. She reports it was a divine hour of the day and one of Spring's loveliest moments. Loulie wishes that Uncle Henry [Adams] were here to see what Mildred Bliss and Beatrix Farrand have...