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Stone (Wilfred Healey) Papers
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Collection largely pertains to his professional career at Stanford University and includes correspondence with former students and colleagues, committee files, class materials, lecture notes and references files on authors, and manuscripts. Some of the correspondence and manuscripts pertain to his work on E. M. Forster and the Bloomsbury group. Items of note in that category include notes from interviews with Julian Bell, Clive Bell, F. L. Lucas, Patrick Wilkinson, and Noel Annan; correspondence with David Garnett, Duncan Grant, and Noel Annan; and notes from his interviews with E. M. Forster, 1957-58. Stanford faculty among his correspondents include Robert McAfee Brown, H. Bruce Franklin, Albert and Barbara Gelpi, Arturo Islas, Diane Middlebrook, Tom Moser, Richard Scowcroft, and Albert J. Guerard. Other correspondents include William Chace, 1971-94; John O. and Mairi McCormick, 1962-2000; Jean and Stephen Parrish, 1949-2000; Lucio and Marcia Ruotolo, 1965-99; Arthur and Penelope Sale, 1960-2001; and Oliver and Gunnvor Stallybrass, 1958-2000.
Wilfred Healey Stone earned his bachelor's (1941) and master's (1946) degrees in English at the University of Minnesota. He received his PhD at Harvard in 1950; he was awarded a Fulbright Grant for study at University of London in 1949. He joined the Stanford faculty in 1950 and served as director of freshman composition from 1962 to 1964. His published works include PROSE STYLE, A HANDBOOK FOR WRITERS and THE CAVE AND THE MOUNTAIN; A STUDY OF E. M. FORSTER. Stone retired in 1986 as professor emeritus.
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