Finding Aid for the Kathleen Thompson Norris Papers LSC.0946
Finding aid prepared by Manuscripts Division staff, January 1967; machine-readable finding aid created by Alight Tsai and Caroline Cubé.
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Online finding aid last updated 2003.
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Title: Kathleen Thompson Norris papers
Creator: Norris, Kathleen Thompson
Identifier/Call Number: LSC.0946
Physical Description: 4.0 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1924-1939
Abstract: Kathleen Thompson (1880-1966) was a author who wrote short stories and contributed to magazines. Her published works include: Mother (1911), The Callahans and the Murphys (1924), The foolish virgin (1928), Bread into roses (1937), The Venables (1941), and Family gathering (1959). The collection consists of Norris' literary manuscripts, some with holographic alterations.
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Language of Material: Materials are in English.
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[Identification of item], Kathleen Thompson Norris Papers (Collection 946). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9942335083606533
Kathleen Thompson was born on July 16, 1880 in San Francisco, California; briefly attended UC Berkeley; married author Charles G. Norris in 1909; began writing short stories in 1910, and contributed to magazines; published works include: Mother (1911), Josslyn's wife (1918), The Callahans and the Murphys (1924), The foolish virgin (1928), My San Francisco (1932), Bread into roses (1937), The Venables (1941), Through a glass darkly (1957), and Family gathering (1959); she died on January 18, 1966.
Collection consists of literary manuscripts of novelist Kathleen Thompson Norris, some with holographic alterations.
Arranged in the following series:
- Belle mère, Walls of gold (Box 1).
- Lost sunrise, Angel in the house, The runaways (Box 2).
- The black Flemings, Bread into roses, Three men and Diana (Box 3).
- Maiden voyage, American Flaggs (Box 4).
- Rose of the world, Barberry bush (Box 5).
- Irish eyes, Red silence, Shining windows (Box 6).
- Irish eyes (another typescript), Secret marriage, Beauty and the beast (part 3) (Box 7).
- Dedications (Box 8).
- Norris, Kathleen (Thompson), 1880-1966.
Dedications. Berkeley: Printed by Wilder & Ellen Bentley for Charles G. Norris,
Date: 1936.Page proofs, 46pp., hand numbered. With typescript title page. Wrapped in first gathering of Portsmouth Plaza. The Cradle Of San Francisco by Catherine Coffin Phillips, San Francisco: Printed by John Henry Nash, 1932 [Removed to Jake Zeitlin Graphic Arts Ephemera Collection (Collection 2000). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.].
Charles Gilman Norris Papers (Collection 945). Available at UCLA Library Special Collections.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Manuscripts for publication
Women novelists, American -- California, Northern -- Archives.
Norris, Kathleen Thompson -- Archives