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Finding Aid for the Katherine Anne Porter Letters to Margaret Winkler, 1946-1967
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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.
Background
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.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Availability
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.