Papers, 1948-1974.


Papers, 1948-1974.

Primarily letters, many of them regarding or from Flannery O'Connor. Other correspondants include: Katherine Anne Porter (reminiscences about San Antonio); Father J.H. McKown (concerning the Gossett's relationship with Flannery O'Connor); Stark Young; John B. Breslin; Mark Harris; and Mrs. Edward F. O'Connor. Also includes a recording of an address by Flannery O'Connor delivered at East Texas State College Forum on the Arts (1962, Nov. 16) entitled, "Some Aspects of the Grotesque in Southern Literature;" newsletters (one with notations by O'Connor); an article entitled, "Some Unpublished Comments of Flannery O'Connor on Her Fiction," by Dr. Gossett; a copy of an article by Charles A. Brady entitled, "Unicorns at Oxford," with brief comment on Charles Williams by Miss O'Connor; and prints from colored slides made by Mrs. Gossett when she and Dr. Gossett, Katherine Anne Porter, and a few others visited Flannery O'Connor and her mother 1958, March 27.

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