Emily Post (1873-1960) was a United States author who promoted proper etiquette. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the only daughter of famous architect Bruce Price. She was home-educated and attended Miss Graham's finishing school in New York. She married society banker Edwin Main Post in 1892 and had two sons. After her divorce, financial need compelled her to write, and she produced newspaper articles on architecture and interior decoration, stories and serials for such magazines as Harper's, Scribner's, and the Century, as well as light vels, including Flight of the Moth (1904), Purple and Fine Linen (1906), Woven in the Tapestry (1908), The Title Market (1909), and The Eagle's Feather (1910). All proved popular successes. In 1922, her book Etiquette became a best seller and set the stage for her later career as an educator on social graces. Updated versions of Etiquette are still in print today. In 1946, she founded The Emily Post Institute which continues her work.