Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page

Collection Details


Collection Name: Katherine Hoskins Papers
Repository Name: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Newark, Delaware, United States
URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/hoskins1.htm
Dates Spanned: 1888-1988
Description: The Katherine Hoskins Papers consist of manuscript and proof material relating to Hoskins' poetry, prose, and dramatic works, totaling approximately 700 items. The bulk of the literary papers date from the 1950s and the 1960s. Included is material toward two of her poetry collections, Out in the Open (1959) and Excursions (1967), and a draft of her unpublished novel, A Very Gallant Action. The dramatic works in the collection consist of five of Hoskins's plays which were produced but never published. In addition to literary manuscripts, the collection includes 161 pieces of correspondence (dating from 1922 to 1988), a scrapbook, clippings, miscellaneous personal papers, and 46 periodicals in which Hoskins' work appears. A portion of the collection is devoted to family papers, including papers from Hoskins' husband, Albert L. Hoskins, and her sister, Anne Lackey. Also present are over 200 pieces of correspondence from the Lackey and Hoskins families, dating from 1914 to 1983.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 361
Broad Subjects: Intellectual life; Literature
ASP Subjects: Authors; Letters; Poetry; Poets; United States; Writing
Collection Code: OHC0004811