Corita Kent prints

Corita Kent prints

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Corita, 1918-1986
Title: Corita Kent prints
Dates: circa 1966-1980
Quantity: 3.2 Linear feet (1 half box, 1 XL oversized box)
Coll. Number: ms3273

Biographical/Historical Note

Corita Kent (a.k.a. Sister Corita) was a nun and head of the art department of Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles. In the 1960s and 1970s she became well known for her silk screen paintings which often combined pop art with religious imagery. She was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa in 1918 and died in Boston, Massachusetts in 1986.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of around 70 prints, many of which were commissioned by the Westinghouse Broadcasting Co. Most of the prints in Box 2 are based on quotations from famous people.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Prints (visual works)
Quotations--Pictorial works.
Westinghouse Broadcasting Company.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Corita Kent prints. MS 3273. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Prints (Copyright 1968-United Church Press)

BoxFolder
11As witness to the light
2Be of love
3Benedictio
4Cure of the blind man
5Daisy
6Each a heart
7Earth as a sign
8Heart of the city
9Hope
10I have loved you
11I love you
12In
13In the beginning
14Jesus never fails
15Love is here to stay
16Madonna
17A man you can lean on
18My people
19Night in the midst of her course
20Only speak of hope
21A piece of good news
22Resurrection
23Rose
24Song with an apple
25Still falls the rain
26To believe in god
27To leave to love
28Treasure hidden in a field
29Understanding
30Wonderbread
31Yellow spring
32Yellow submarine
 

Series 2: Oversized Materials

Oversize_BoxVolume
21Subseries 2A Bound Portfolio: Corita Collection: An Expression of Broadcasting Philosophy (Westinghouse Broadcasting Co.)
Stevenson, Robert Louis: "The cruelest lies are often told in silence."
Lincoln, Abraham: "The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present."
Heinz, H.J.: "To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success."
Goethe: "It is the property of true genius to disturb all settled ideas."
Thoreau: "If a man does not keep pace with his companions perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away."
Whitman, Walt: "To have great poets there must be great audiences."
Whitehead, Alfred North: "Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them."
Macaulay, Thomas: "Men are never so likely to settle a question rightly as when they discuss it freely."
Browning, Robert: "A man's reach should exceed his grasp."
Disraeli, Benjamin: "From the people and for the people all springs and all must exist."
Bacon, Francis. "All rising to a great place is by a winding stair."
Carlyle, Thomas: "Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one."
Bach, Richard: "The gull sees farthest who flies highest."
Franklin, Benjamin: "The things which hurt, instruct."
Oversize_BoxVolume
22



Subseries 2B: Book: Sister Corita

in a box illustrated by Corita Kent-Pilgrim Press, 1968



Subseries 2C: Prints on backing boards w/quotations

Oversize_BoxFolder
21Bacon, Francis: "All rising to a great place is by a winding stair."
2Carlyle, Thomas: "Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one."
3Cervantes, Miguel de: "By the street of By-and-By one arrives at the house of Never."
4Disraeli, Benjamin: "From the people and for the people all springs and all must exist."
5France, Anatole: "The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds."
6Franklin, Benjamin: "The things which hurt, instruct."
7Garfield, James Abram: "Things don't turn up in the world until somebody turns them up."
8Hazlitt, William: "Prejudice is the child of ignorance."
9Heinz, H.J.: "To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success."
10Holland, Josiah: "The mind grows by what it feeds on."
11Hubbard, Elbert. "There is no failure except in no longer trying."
12Johnson, Samuel: "The future is purchased by the present."
13Joubert, Joseph: "It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it."
14Lincoln, Abraham: "The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present"
15Macaulay, Thomas: "Men are never so likely to settle a question rightly as when they discuss it freely."
16Pascal, Blaise: "The entire ocean is affected by a pebble."
17Ray, John: "He that stays in the valley shall never get over the hill."
18Shakespeare, William: "We know what we are, but not what we may be."
19Stevenson, Robert Louis: "The cruelest lies are often told in silence."
20Vergil: "The noblest motive is the public good."
21Whitehead, Alfred North: "Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them."
22Whitman, Walt: "To have great poets there must be great audiences."



Subseries 2D: Other Prints

Oversize_BoxFolder
223"Happy"
24"Damn everything but the circus"