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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..

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Alternate title:KAP press conference to announce the donation of her papers and library to the University of Maryland and the establishment of KAP foundation
Summary: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.
Contributor:Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
ArchivesUM location:Katherine Anne Porter papers
  • accession 66-5
Repository:Literary Manuscripts
Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
Copyright holder:University of Maryland
Collection:Digital Collections
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