Recording of a press conference held to announce the donation of Katherine Anne Porter's papers and library to the University of Maryland and the establishment of the Katherine Anne Porter Foundation, December 15, 1966, Washington, D.C..
Recording of a press conference held to announce the donation of Katherine Anne Porter's papers and library to the University of Maryland and the establishment of the Katherine Anne Porter Foundation, December 15, 1966. Press conference held at KAP's Spring Valley, Washingon, DC, home. Robert Beach introduces President Wilson Elkins, who introduces KAP. KAP discusses the content of her bequest, the experiences that contributed to her art, Ship of Fools, and the Katherine Anne Porter Foundation. Director of the library, Howard Rovelstad, discusses the establishment of the Katherine Anne Porter Room. Porter answers questions from the press on her bequest, on advice to young writers, her artistic intention, and the foundation.
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980
Literature, Print Culture
North America; United States; Maryland
Special Collections and University Archives
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- Physical Description
7 in; 0:50:22 hh:mm:ss; 1/4" open reel tape
Katherine Anne Porter papers
A guide to the full collection of Katherine Anne Porter papers is available in our archival collections: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1532.
Access condition: public.
- Other Identifiers
Fedora 2 PID: umd:683991; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/33187; Catalog Key: KAP10.16.19; Filename: litmss-025307
This item is accessible by: the public.