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Katherine Anne Porter Photograph

An inventory of the item at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 28 Sep 2010

Biographical History

Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980) was an American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist. She was nominated three times for the Nobel Prize for Literature, and won a Pulitzer in 1966 for The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter. She was married four times but had no children.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Katherine Anne Porter Photograph consists of a single large photograph of Porter, undated (circa 1955?). The photograph is a formal portrait. On the front of the mat is written in pencil, "from Dr. Christofides." The meaning of this is unknown.

Arrangement of the Collection

Single item.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

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Subject Headings


Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980.


Authors, American -- 20th century.

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Katherine Anne Porter Photograph,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Transferred from Rare Books, 1976.

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