Corita Kent prints

Corita Kent prints

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Corita, 1918-1986
Title: Corita Kent prints
Dates: circa 1966-1972
Quantity: 0.26 Linear feet 1 box, 1 oversized folder
Coll. Number: ms3273

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of Mary Corita Kent (a.k.a. Sister Corita) prints from 1966-1972. Westinghouse Broadcasting Company commissioned prints in Series 2, and United Church Press copyrighted prints in Series 1. Prints in Subseries 2a contain Corita’s signature.


Arranged in two series: 1. Prints copyrighted by United Church Press; 2. Oversized prints.

Index Terms

Prints (visual works)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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


Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research, however Hargrett Library does not own copyright for images within the collection.

Other Finding Aids note

Accompanying copies of Sister Corita and Corita collection: an expression of broadcasting philosophy have been cataloged separately with an associated collection note. The publications can be found in GIL by searching the title of this collection.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


Series 1: Prints copyrighted by United Church Press

11 As witness to the light, 1968
2 Be of love, 1968
3 Benedictio, 1968
4 Cure of the blind man, 1968
5 Daisy, 1968
6 Each a heart, 1968
7 Earth as a sign, 1968
8 Heart of the city, 1968
9 Hope, 1968
10 I have loved you, 1968
11 I love you, 1968
12 In, 1968
13 In the beginning, 1968
14 Jesus never fails, 1968
15 Love is here to stay, 1968
16 Madonna, 1968
17 A man you can lean on, 1968
18 My people, 1968
19 Night in the midst of her course, 1968
20 Only speak of hope, 1968
21 A piece of good news, 1968
22 Resurrection, 1968
23 Rose, 1968
24 Song with an apple, 1968
25 Still falls the rain, 1968
26 To believe in god, 1968
27 To leave to love, 1968
28 Treasure hidden in a field, 1968
29 Understanding, 1968
30 Wonderbread, 1968
31 Yellow spring, 1968
32 Yellow submarine, 1968

Series 2: Oversized prints

Subseries 2a: Matted prints with quotations, commissioned by Westinghouse Broadcasting Company

OS FolderItem
11Bacon, Francis: "All rising to a great place is by a winding stair.", 1972
2Carlyle, Thomas: "Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one.", undated
3Cervantes, Miguel de: "By the street of By-and-By one arrives at the house of Never.", undated
4Disraeli, Benjamin: "From the people and for the people all springs and all must exist.", 1970
5France, Anatole: "The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds.", undated
6Franklin, Benjamin: "The things which hurt, instruct.", undated
7Garfield, James Abram: "Things don't turn up in the world until somebody turns them up.", undated
8Hazlitt, William: "Prejudice is the child of ignorance.", 1977
9Heinz, H.J.: "To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success.", 1966
10Holland, Josiah: "The mind grows by what it feeds on.", undated
11Hubbard, Elbert: "There is no failure except in no longer trying.", undated
12Johnson, Samuel: "The future is purchased by the present.", undated
13Joubert, Joseph: "It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it.", undated
14Lincoln, Abraham: "The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present", 1971
15Macaulay, Thomas: "Men are never so likely to settle a question rightly as when they discuss it freely.", 1969
16Pascal, Blaise: "The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.", undated
17Ray, John: "He that stays in the valley shall never get over the hill.", undated
18Shakespeare, William: "We know what we are, but not what we may be.", undated
19Stevenson, Robert Louis: "The cruelest lies are often told in silence.", 1972
20Vergil: "The noblest motive is the public good.", undated
21Whitehead, Alfred North: "Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them.", 1967
22Whitman, Walt: "To have great poets there must be great audiences.", 1968

Subseries 2b: Seperate prints

OS FolderItem
123"Happy", 1968
22"Damn everything but the circus", undated