Jean Stafford papers, 1893-1992


Jean Stafford papers, 1893-1992

The papers include holographic and typewritten notes and drafts, typescripts, early versions, revised versions, deleted versions, and final manuscripts of most of Jean Stafford's output. There are galleys, page-proofs, and tear-sheets as well as grammar school essays, diaries, journals, nearly 200 photographs, hundreds of letters, and her first Royal portable typewriter. The collection also includes a rapidly growing body of work by authors who have written about Jean Stafford.

33 linear ft. (63 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 6938536

University of Colorado, Boulder

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Taylor, Peter, 1917-1994 (person)

Peter Hillsman Taylor was a prize-winning American author, known for his stylish novels and short stories of the American South. Born in Tennessee, Taylor's family travelled throughout the South during his youth, and he credits these experiences with inspiring his later writing. He enrolled at Rhodes College, where Allen Tate urged him to transfer to Vanderbilt to study under John Crowe Ransom; he later followed Ransom to Kenyon College, along with Robert Lowell and Randall Jarrell. He garnered ...

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