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Finding Aid for the Katherine Anne Porter Letters to Margaret Winkler, 1946-1967
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  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Katherine Anne Porter Letters to Margaret Winkler,
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1967
    Collection number: 1517
    Creator: Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980) worked for the Fort Worth critic (1917) and the Rocky Mountain news (1918), lectured, and accepted various appointments as writer-in-residence at several universities (1945- ). Her published books include: Flowering Judas and other stories (1935), Pale horse, pale rider (1939), and Ship of fools (1962). The collection consists of correspondence and cards from Katherine Anne Porter to Margaret Winkler, some printed materials, and photographs.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Biography

    Born as Callie Russell Porter on May 15, 1890 in Indian Creek, Texas; worked for the Fort Worth critic in 1917 and the following year joined the staff of the Rocky Mountain news; spent extended periods of residence in Mexico, 1920-31; went to Europe in 1931; after 1945, she lectured and accepted various appointments as writer-in-residence at several universities; her published books include: Flowering Judas and other stories (1935), Pale horse, pale rider (1939), and Ship of fools (1962); she wrote to Margaret Winkler, who worked in the Westwood Book Store in Westwood, California; died September 18, 1980 in Silver Spring, Maryland.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence and cards from Katherine Anne Porter to Margaret Winkler. Also contains some printed materials and photographs of Porter, her home, and her friends.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980--Correspondence.
    Women novelists, American--20th century--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Letters.

    Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

    Winkler, Margaret, addressee.

    Related Material

    Katherine Anne Porter Papers.   Available at Archives & Manuscripts Department, University of Maryland, College Park.