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Yale University, 38 Hillhouse Ave, New Haven, CT 06520
Columbia University, 116th St & Broadway, New York, NY 10027
École des Beaux-Arts, 14 Rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris
The Seaverns House, 1265 Asylum Ave, Hartford, CT 06105
Woolsey Cemetery Glen Cove, Nassau County, New York, USA

Heathcote Muirson Woolsey (June 5, 1884, Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts - February 7, 1957, Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina) was the author of "Sherlock Holmes at Groton." He was a member of the Horace Walpole Society, elected in 1954.

Heathcote Muirson Woolsey was the son of a Yale professor, Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (1852–1929), and grandson of a Yale president. He was an accomplished student, rising to senior prefect and captain of the football team. He was a member of the Skull and Bones. His role as a servant in a production of "Our Domestics"—a British farce from 1867—was played "with a great deal of dry wit and [he] carried off the part with considerable ability and intelligence." Woolsey attended Yale for four years, Class of 1907, then embarked on a trip around the world with Philip Lippincott Goodwin (son of James J. Goodwin), before studying architecture at Columbia and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. With Goodwin he founded Goodwin, Bullard & Woolsey, but by 1921 Goodwin was practicing independently.

He married Dorothy Buckingham Bacon (1885–1965), daughter of Yale Prof. Benjamin Wisner Bacon, in June 1909, and as he embarked on a career as an architect, she raised their family and wrote for the New Republic and the Atlantic Monthly. Their daughter, Eliza Buckingham Woolsey married Channing Stevens Smith.


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