Guide to the Norman Maclean Letter to Donald Kennedy SCM0370
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Title: Norman Maclean letter to Donald Kennedy
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0370
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder(s)
Summary: 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.
creator: Maclean, Norman, 1902-1990.
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Norman Maclean Letter to Donald Kennedy (SCM0370). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.
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.
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.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Kennedy, Donald, 1931-
Maclean, Norman, 1902-1990.
Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
Stegner, Wallace Earle, 1909-1993
Authors, American--20th century.