Correspondence between John McClelland and his former student,
Philip Sheridan, spanning the years from Sheridan's graduation from Stanford (M.A.
English) to McClelland's death in 1961; an extensive memorial volume regarding
McClelland's life work, assembled by Sheridan; letters from McClelland to his former
student Phyllis Kerr Yowell and her husband Robert Yowell, 1950-60; a scrapbook of
clippings and illustrations on art and literature kept by McClelland; letters to his
mother while serving in the armed forces during World War I, 1918-1919; and photographs,
ca. 1860-1960. Letters to the Yowells discuss his teaching duties, literature, his
reading, his life in retirement, and his cat. Also included in the papers are several
letters to the Yowells from other academic friends, including one written from the
Hemingway estate in Cuba; and letters to McClelland from J.P. Strachey and Dorothy
Bussy, 1951, concerning Bussy's book OLIVIA.
Professor of English at Stanford (1925-1954; emeritus, 1955-1961).
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