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Corita Kent prints

Corita Kent prints

Descriptive Summary

Title: Corita Kent prints
Creator: Corita, 1918-1986
Inclusive Dates: 1966-1972
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.26 Linear Feet 1 box, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms3273
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of Mary Corita Kent (a.k.a. Sister Corita) prints from 1966-1972. It includes Westinghouse Broadcasting Company commissioned prints, and United Church Press copyrighted prints containing Corita's signature.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

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

Preferred Citation

Corita Kent prints, ms3273, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Prints (visual works)

Other Finding Aids

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


1. Prints copyrighted by United Church Press

11 As witness to the light , 1968
12 Be of love , 1968
13 Benedictio , 1968
14 Cure of the blind man , 1968
15 Daisy , 1968
16 Each a heart , 1968
17 Earth as a sign , 1968
18 Heart of the city , 1968
19 Hope , 1968
110 I have loved you , 1968
111 I love you , 1968
112 In , 1968
113 In the beginning , 1968
114 Jesus never fails , 1968
115 Love is here to stay , 1968
116 Madonna , 1968
117 A man you can lean on , 1968
118 My people , 1968
119 Night in the midst of her course , 1968
120 Only speak of hope , 1968
121 A piece of good news , 1968
122 Resurrection , 1968
123 Rose , 1968
124 Song with an apple , 1968
125 Still falls the rain , 1968
126 To believe in god , 1968
127 To leave to love , 1968
128 Treasure hidden in a field , 1968
129 Understanding , 1968
130 Wonderbread , 1968
131 Yellow spring , 1968
132 Yellow submarine , 1968

2. Oversized prints

2.1 Matted prints with quotations - Westinghouse Broadcasting Company

11Bacon, Francis: "All rising to a great place is by a winding stair.", 1972
12Carlyle, Thomas: "Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one."
13Cervantes, Miguel de: "By the street of By-and-By one arrives at the house of Never."
14Disraeli, Benjamin: "From the people and for the people all springs and all must exist.", 1970
15France, Anatole: "The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds."
16Franklin, Benjamin: "The things which hurt, instruct."
17Garfield, James Abram: "Things don't turn up in the world until somebody turns them up."
18Hazlitt, William: "Prejudice is the child of ignorance.", 1977
19Heinz, H.J.: "To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success.", 1966
110Holland, Josiah: "The mind grows by what it feeds on."
111Hubbard, Elbert: "There is no failure except in no longer trying."
112Johnson, Samuel: "The future is purchased by the present."
113Joubert, Joseph: "It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it."
114Lincoln, Abraham: "The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present", 1971
115Macaulay, Thomas: "Men are never so likely to settle a question rightly as when they discuss it freely.", 1969
116Pascal, Blaise: "The entire ocean is affected by a pebble."
117Ray, John: "He that stays in the valley shall never get over the hill."
118Shakespeare, William: "We know what we are, but not what we may be."
119Stevenson, Robert Louis: "The cruelest lies are often told in silence.", 1972
120Vergil: "The noblest motive is the public good."
121Whitehead, Alfred North: "Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them.", 1967
122Whitman, Walt: "To have great poets there must be great audiences.", 1968

2.2 Seperate prints

123"Happy", 1968
122"Damn everything but the circus"