Papers of the Dept. of English Language and Literature [manuscript], 1956-1970.

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University of Virginia. Dept. of English. Papers of the Dept. of English Language and Literature [manuscript], 1956-1970.

Papers of the Dept. of English Language and Literature [manuscript], 1956-1970.

Administrative office files from the office of the Chairman of the English Dept., under the auspices of Floyd Stovall, Fredson Bowers, and E. D. Hirsch, Jr. The papers are divided into two groups, the first concerning the Balch Writer-in-Residence program and contain named author files. Some of these files may contain correspondence with the author. The second group concerns dept. faculty openings, offerings, and possible prospects and their dossiers.

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