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Visit this page often for the latest Cather-related news as well as information about the Willa Cather Foundation's programs, collections, and events.

Friday, July 24, 2015
2015 was a very special year for the Willa Cather Foundation’s annual Spring Conference. As we celebrated our 60th Spring Conference in Red Cloud, we also welcomed the return...
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Dr. Virgil Albertini and his wife Dolores first visited Red Cloud in the 1970s on a road trip from Maryville, Missouri, over Thanksgiving break. During the visit, they...
Thursday, July 2, 2015
On June 5, the Willa Cather Foundation honored its 2015 scholarship recipients. In addition to awarding the Norma Ross Walter and Antonette Willa Skupa Turner scholarships, a...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
As they placed their shovels in the dirt on June 5, leadership of the Willa Cather Foundation and acclaimed historian and guest Richard Norton Smith celebrated an important...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
The Nebraska Tourism Commission presents the 80 featured stops in the 2015 Nebraska Passport Program. The Passport program encourages travelers to explore Nebraska, collect...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The community of Red Cloud, including the Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund, the Willa Cather Foundation, the area Chamber of Commerce, the City of Red Cloud and others...
Thursday, February 12, 2015
As plans progress for the National Willa Cather Center and the new archival facility to be housed within it, additions to our archival collection continue to arrive through...
Monday, December 15, 2014
Our growing collection of Cather papers and objects was enhanced recently with the addition of The Beatrix "Trix" Mizer Florance and Sidney R. Florance Collection, a group of...
Monday, November 24, 2014
Willa Cather's 141st birthday is Sunday, December 7, 2014. As a way of celebrating her place in American culture and raising some financial support for her Foundation, would...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
On October 9, 2014, phase one of construction began on the historic Moon Block building in downtown Red Cloud, Nebraska, which will become the National Willa Cather Center. "...

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