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Recording of Katherine Anne Porter narrating events that occurred in her life at age 24, March 27, 1975, College Park, MD

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Alternate title:Katherine Anne Porter narrating events that occurred in her life at age 24 (noise reduced copy). Recorded by Paul Porter in her College Park Apartment
Summary:Paul Porter recording of Katherine Anne Porter, made March 27, 1975, in her College Park apartment. Most of the narration centers on events of late December 1914-early January 1915. Porter describes her performances before rural Louisiana audience and a horseback trip she took on 31 December 1914-1 January 1915, including the people she met and experiences on the trip. She also discusses the dire situation of her sister Gay as well as Gay's husband and their baby son. In passing, she also mentions her divorce from John Henry Koontz, jobs she had in Dallas and New York city, and her paternal grandmother and father.
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
Place of origin – Settlement:College Park
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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