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Paul Porter telephone conversation with Katherine Anne Porter, April 25, 1976

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Alternate title:4/25/76 about/ Skidmore, Capote, Guatemala/etc (both sides)
Summary:Paul Porter and Katherine Anne Porter telephone conversation, April 25, 1976. It begins with Porter's account of her recent visit to Saratoga Springs, NY. She spoke at and received an honorary degree at Skidmore College, went to the harness races, and visited Toni Willison and Willison's son at South Hill, her former home. They also discuss Truman Capote, invitations she has received from various institutions including Howard Payne University, Mexico and their trips there, and a possible trip to Guatemala. KAP recounts her experiences during two earthquakes, one in Mexico City in 1931, and another in Reno in 1942. She considers trips to Ireland and London, and recalls a 36-hour visit to London in 1954. Other topics include Hart Crane, Dylan Thomas, status and personal beauty.
Contributor:Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
ArchivesUM location:Katherine Anne Porter papers
  • accession 66-5
Repository:Literary Manuscripts
Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
Copyright holder:KAP Literary Trust/Paul Porter
Collection:Digital Collections
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