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
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.
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.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
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.
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.