Finding Aid for the Katherine Anne Porter Letters to Margaret Winkler, 1946-1967

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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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.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Joan Palevsky, 1987.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Katherine Anne Porter Letters to Margaret Winkler (Collection 1517). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 2722871 

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.

Container List

 

n.d.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 1, Folder 1

Autograph card signed. Hotel West Weston, New York.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 1

Autograph letter signed. 26 October. Olympic Hotel, San Francisco.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 1

Typewritten letter signed. 18 or 19 August. Stearns Hotel, Ludington, Michigan.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 1

Typewritten letter signed.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 1

Typewritten letter signed. “16 June” pencilled at top of page.

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1946

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 2

Autograph card. March 12, 1946

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 2

Autograph letter signed. With envelope. December 25, 1946

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1947

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 3

Typewritten letter signed. With envelope. December 7, 1947

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 3

Autograph letter signed. With envelope. December 1947

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1948

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 1, Folder 4

Typewritten letter signed. June 21, 1948

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 4

Typewritten letter signed. June 2, 1948

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 4

Typewritten letter signed. September 20, 1948

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 4

Typewritten letter signed. October 12, 1948

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 4

Typewritten letter signed. November 11, 1948

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 4

Autograph card signed. November 27, 1948

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1949

Physical Description: 13 items.
Box 1, Folder 5

Typewritten letter signed. January 1, 1949

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 5

Typewritten letter signed. February 21, 1949

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 5

Typewritten letter signed. March 2, 1949

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 5

Autograph card signed. Postmark date only. March 9, 1949

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 5

Autograph card signed. April 12, 1949

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 5

Typewritten letter signed. April 25, 1949

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 5

Autograph card signed. May 15, 1949

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 5

Typewritten letter signed. May 19, 1949

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 5

Typewritten letter signed. May 23, 1949

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 5

Autograph card signed. June 1, 1949

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 5

Typewritten letter signed. June 21, 1949

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 5

Typewritten letter signed. September 15, 1949

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 5

Typewritten letter signed. December 23, 1949

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1950

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1, Folder 6

Typewritten letter signed. February 21, 1950

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 6

Typewritten letter signed. March 21, 1950

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 6

Autograph card signed. August 20, 1950

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1953

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 7

Typewritten letter signed. With envelope. May 16, 1953

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1954

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 8

Typewritten letter signed. June 17, 1954

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1955

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 1, Folder 9

Autograph card signed. Written on 12th Night, 1956. February 5, 1955

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 9

Autograph card signed. February 1, 1955

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 9

Typewritten letter signed. May 24, 1955

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 9

Autograph card signed. June 17, 1955

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1957

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 11

Typewritten letter signed. May 26, 1957

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 11

Typewritten letter signed. October 5, 1957

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1959

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 12

Typewritten letter signed. January 14, 1959

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1962

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 13

Autograph card signed. Hotel Eden, Rome. June 9, 1962

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 13

Autograph card signed. Hotel Prince de Galles, Paris. December 4, 1962

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1966

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 14

Typewritten letter signed. Washington, D.C. April 22, 1966

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1967

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 15

Autograph card signed. May 14, 1959

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

Photographs

Physical Description: 9 items.
Box 1, Folder 16

Photograph. “Lucifer in the glass-room” June 21, 1957

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 16

Photograph. “Last Christmas 1956 with cards on manelpiece.” December 1956

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 16

Photograph. Porter Home, [Roxbury Road, Southbury, Connecticut]. n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 16

Photograph. Photograph in postcard format of Katherine Anne Porter. 1954

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 16

Photograph. “Paul made this in the bay window of the House in Roxbury Road. K.A.P.” April 1956

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 16

Photograph. “Front from Northeast near driveway. Paul made this.” With envelope. January 2, 1956

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 16

Photograph. [Katherine Anne Porter on stairway with dog]. n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 16

Photographs. Katherine Anne Porter and Margaret Winkler[?]. n.d.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 16

Photograph. Katherine Anne Porter and unidentified person. n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1962

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 16

Invitation to reception for publication of Porter's Ship of Fools April 2, 1962

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

Journals

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 1, Folder 17

Accent, vol.6, no.4. (Spring 1946)

Physical Description: 2 copies.

Note

Both are inscribed Porter, p.[211].
Box 1, Folder 17

Accent, vol.7, no.3. (Spring 1947).

Physical Description: 1 item.

Note

Inscribed by Porter, p.182.
Box 1, Folder 17

Sewanee Review, vol.55, no.1. (Winter 1947).

Physical Description: 1 item. Inscribed by Porter, p.[1].
 

Westwood Hills Press. 1947

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 18

Westwood Hills Press (vol.21, no.25, pp.1,6). “Katherine Anne Porter speaks on subject of writing novels.” July 10, 1947

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 18

Westwood Hills Press (vol.21, no.41, pp.1, 6). “Katherine Anne Porter writes views on debate.” September 4, 1947

Physical Description: 1 item.