Helen Augur (died 1969) was an American journalist and historical writer. She was a cousin of Edmund Wilson.
Augur was born in Albert Lea, Minnesota and educated at Barnard College. She became a journalist in Chicago, leaving for a while after the war to become a correspondent for the Chicago Tribune in Russia. She began writing for McCall's in 1932. In 1937 Augur had a "torrid, though short-lived love affair" with her second cousin, Edmund Wilson. She died in 1969 from lung cancer.
- (tr.) Religious conversion: a bio-psychological study by Sante De Sanctis. London & New York, 1927. The International Library of Psychology, Philosophy and Scientific Method.
- An American Jezebel: the life of Anne Hutchinson, 1930
- The book of fairs, 1939
- Passage to glory: John Ledyard's America, 1946
- Tall ships to Cathay, 1951
- Zapotec, 1954
- The secret War of Independence, 1955
- Science Digest, Vol. 26 (1954), p.166
- McCall's, Vol. 59 (1932), p.15
- Reuel K. Wilson, To the life of the silver harbor: Edmund Wilson and Mary McCarthy on Cape Cod, p.47
- Edmund Wilson, Upstate: records and recollections of northern New York, Syracuse University Press, 1990, p.348
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