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Mary Louis Doherty papers

Abstract

Title:
Mary Louis Doherty papers
Author/Creator:
Doherty, Mary Louis
Collection number:
92-152
Size:
1.75 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1920-1963
Inclusive dates:
1920-1982
Collection Area:
Literature and Rare Books
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

Mary Louis Doherty (1896-1995) was an expatriate American and journalist who lived in Mexico most of her life, working for Mexican government officials as well as private institutions and individuals. She corresponded with Katherine Anne Porter after they met in Mexico City in 1921. Doherty and Porter lived together in Mexico City in 1931 and in Washington, D. C., in 1944. She served as one of the models for the character of Laura in Porter's short story, "Flowering Judas." The Doherty collection consists of correspondence, biographical materials, publications, legal documents, and photographs. Letters from Porter comprise a portion of the correspondence.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

Mary Louis Doherty papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1507
Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.