Stuart Wright Collection: Katherine Anne Porter Papers 1933–1988, undated

(Manuscript Collection #1169-009)

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Series 1 :
Manuscript and Photographic Materials
  • Box 1
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    • Folder a
      Wilson, Robert A. Letter Sent to Stuart Wright from Phoenix Book Shop, New York, NY containing a list of books inscribed by Katherine Anne Porter and prizes for them. [Correspondence] (6 January 1981) TLS, Typescripts. 1 item. 5 p.
    • Folder b
      Memorial Mass Program for Katherine Anne Porter at Gibbons Chapel in Baltimore, MD [Program] (18 October 1980) Typescripts. 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder c  (1 item digitized)
      Cast Party for Ship of Fools at "21" including Katherine Anne Porter, Robert Penn Warren, and six others [Photographic print] (ca. 1962) Black & white. 8" x 10" 1 item. 1 p. Note: Photograph is badly bent.
Series 2 :
Loose Manuscripts from Book Collection
  • Box 1
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    • Folder d
      Near the Ocean [Programs and Review Notice] (1977) Printed. 2 items. 2 p. Note: The Order for the Burial of the Dead and Mass of the Resurrection for the Repose of the Soul of Robert Traill Spence Lowell, Jr., Church of the Advent, Boston, Massachusetts (16 Sept. 1977) Mimeographed typescript; Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. review copy slip for Near the Ocean (30 Jan. 1967) Edited printed form; Transferred from the Stuart Wright Book Collection #58.4
    • Folder e
      French Song-Book (1933) Original art. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Draft pen and ink illustrations of classical figures for French Song-Book by William H. Littlefield (1939); Transferred from the Stuart Wright Book Collection #58.5
    • Folder f
      My Uncle Dudley (1942) Photograph and printed materials. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Wright Morris, Christmas card to Lambert Davis, with photograph showing abandoned farm building captioned "Family Portrait - circa 1944 Season's Greetings - [Whicord - Drawing of skull]"; signed "Whicord"; Stuart Wright note "Wright Morris to Lambert Davis" (Christmas 1944) Holograph; Dealer's description of My Uncle Dudley & photograph laid in (undated) Typescript; Transferred from the Stuart Wright Book Collection #58.11
    • Folder g
      Looking for Bobby (1985) Printed. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. advertising post card for Looking for Bobby, sent to George Core (30 May 1985) Printed; George Core, The Sewanee Review, Letter to Stuart Wright discussing Wright's purchase of Norris material (2 July 1985) ALS; Transferred from the Stuart Wright Book Collection #58.12
    • Folder h
      Portraits from Life (1988) Printed, typescript, and holograph. 3 items. 4 p. Note: "Portraits by Lowell", review of Robert Lowell: Collected Poems, by Anthony Hecht in New York Review (3 March 1988), pp. 11-12 Clipping [incomplete]; Anthony Hecht, Department of English, Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Letter to Stuart Wright regarding Hecht's review of Robert Lowell, etc. (20 March 1988) TLS; Stuart Wright note: "TLS from poet Anthony Hecht" (undated) Holograph; Transferred from the Stuart Wright Book Collection #58.21.
    • Folder i  (1 item digitized)
      The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter (1965) Printed and typescript 2 items. 2 p. Note: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. Advance copy card (15 Sept. 1965) Edited Printed form; Katherine Anne Porter, Letter to Robert Penn Warren (18 Nov. 1965) Edited TLS; written above typescript page "telephone number: 362-3678"; regarding letters, Warren's poems, Shakespeare's sonnets, health & critics; Transferred from the Stuart Wright Book Collection #58.23
    • Folder j  (1 item digitized)
      Flowering Judas, by Katherine Anne Porter (1952) TLS. 1 item. 1 p. Note: TLS from “Katherine Anne [Porter]" to “Dear Red [Robert Penn Warren] (13 October 1952) commenting on the publication of The Life and Times of John Aubrey, edited by Oliver Lawson Dick & citing Aubrey’s remarks on [William] Noy, 9 August 1577 – 9 August 1634, Attorney General of England; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection # 58.28
    • Folder k
      Land of Unlikeness (1944) Edited typescript and holograph. 3 items. 3 p. Note: Autobiographical postcard signed by "Robert Lowell" for The Sewanee Review (undated) Holograph; Dealer's description of Land of Unlikeness (undated) Typescript; Stuart Wright note: "Robert Lowell's copy . . . " (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #58.28
    • Folder l
      Notebook 1967-68, by Robert Lowell [Book] (1969) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. review copy slip (19 May 1969) Edited printed form; Transferred from the Stuart Wright Book Collection #58.31
    • Folder m
      The Old Glory, by Robert Lowell [Book] (1971) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Robert Lowell, Milgate Park, Bearsted, Maidstone, Kent, Letter to Mrs. Randall Jarrell, Greensboro, NC describing his "new life", commenting on his work on Faust, and the future of Jarrell's reputation, signed "Cal" (9 Nov. 1971) TLS; Transferred from the Stuart Wright Book Collection #58.32
    • Folder n
      Life Studies, by Robert Lowell [Book] (1959) Printed. 3 items. 3 p. Note: Robert Lowell, New York, NY. Letters to "John", Greensboro, NC, signed "Cal" (undated) Holograph; Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. review copy slip for Life Studies (30 April 1959) Edited printed form; Transferred from the Stuart Wright Book Collection #58.34

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