American Novelists -- 20th century -- Correspondence
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Edna Frederikson (1904-1998) was an author of novels and poetry, as well as a professor at Madison College (later James Madison University) in Harrisonburg, Virginia. She met Katherine Anne Porter at the 1940 Bread Loaf Writer's Conference in Middleburg, Vermont. Porter was especially helpful to Frederikson in the early 1940s as Frederikson made the transition from teaching to creative writing. The collection consists of correspondence between Frederikson and Porter. Important subjects include...
Overview George (1896-1972) and Toni (1903-1998) Willison were long-time residents of Malta, New York. They purchased South Hill, the only home ever owned by Katherine Anne Porter, from Porter in 1946. The collection contains letters and cards from Porter to the Willisons concerning South Hill and other aspects of Porter's life. The collection also includes other Porter/Willison-related correspondence, notes, clippings, printed matter, and photographs.