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Desmond Willson Papers

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/14077

Abstract

Title:
Desmond Willson Papers
Author/Creator:
Willson, Desmond
Collection number:
2011-27
Size:
0.25 linear feet (24 items)
Bulk dates:
1961-1965
Inclusive dates:
1956-1995
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:

South African diplomat Desmond Willson and Katherine Anne Porter became acquainted in Washington, DC. Their correspondence, initiated during 1961 when both maintained residences in Washington, DC, continued when Willson's diplomatic postings took him to San Francisco, South Africa, and Switzerland. The Desmond Wilson Papers include fifteen letters and postcards Porter sent him between June 10, 1961, and December 15, 1967. Subjects include her work, common friends, travel, current events, and her health. The collection also includes clippings and a publication.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

Desmond Willson Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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.