Heath, Catherine (1924-1991)
Scope:
The Catherine Heath collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, and a photograph.

The collection includes manuscripts for novels, articles and short stories, plays and screenplays, and poetry.

Collected novel manuscripts, often marked with holograph corrections, include Stone Walls (A Pretty Sort of Prison), Lady on the Burning Deck, Joseph and the Goths (Goths and Vandals), The Grander Virtues, Behaving Badly, My Harp to the Party, and Bringing Up Dragons.

Collected articles and short stories include "Annie Brown," "The Childless Wife," "The Love I Want," "Myself When Young," "Definition," and more.

Collected plays and screenplays include journey to Britain and Scorpio Make Seeks Libran Mate.
Collected poetry includes "Forced Journey," "Beach Scene," ‘"Illusions," "The Traveler," "Assurance First," "Peasants are Wiser," "Ballad of Beckenham or Cheam," "The True End of Marriage," and "Age," among others.

Miscellaneous notebooks, poems, articles, short stories, and fragments complete the manuscript collection. 

Correspondence in the collection is primarily professional, pertaining to matters of teaching, education, and finances, as well as job applications.

Printed items, mostly miscellaneous, include a 1955 issue of The Times Literary Supplement.
Also included is a black and white photograph of Heath.


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Notable Figures
1. Heath, Catherine
Associated Subjects
1. Women's Studies Collections -- Novels and Short Stories Subject Guide
2. Literary Collections Subject Guide
3. Women poets, American
4. American poetry -- 20th century.
5. Poems
6. American poetry -- Women authors.
7. American literature -- Women authors
8. Women dramatists, American
9. American drama -- 20th century
10. Women authors, American
11. American literature--20th century