Collection consists of a letter dated January 21, 1985, from Maclean to Donald Kennedy, accepting an invitation to speak at
Stanford University in April of 1985, and the text of introduction of Norman Maclean by Wallace Stegner, April 15, 1985.
Norman Maclean taught English at the University of Chicago for forty years until his retirement in 1973. Maclean is best known
for the critically acclaimed novel A River Runs Through It and Other Stories. Wallace Earle Stegner, a prize winning novelist
and author of articles and short stories, served on the Stanford University English Department faculty from 1945 until 1971
and was the founder and for fifteen years the Director of the Stanford Creative Writing Program. Donald Kennedy was Stanford's
eighth president, serving from 1980 to 1992. Kennedy, holder of three degrees from Harvard, joined Stanford's biology faculty
in 1960 and while on leave from 1977 to 1979 served in Washington, D.C., as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.
0.02 Linear feet (1 folder)
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