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Guide to the Wallace Earle Stegner Papers , 1961-1965
Special Collections M0184  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Wallace Earle Stegner Papers ,
    Date (inclusive): 1961-1965
    Collection number: Special Collections M0184
    Creator: Stegner, Wallace Earle, 1909-
    Extent: 2.5 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.


    Gift of Wallace Stegner, 1968.

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    [Identification of item] Wallace Earle Stegner Papers , M0184, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


    Wallace Earle Stegner was born in Lake Mills, Iowa, February 18, 1909. A prize winning novelist and author also of articles and short stories, Stegner has been a professor of English at Stanford University since 1945.

    Scope and Content

    Manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, printed materials, photographs, and documents relating chiefly to the writing and publication of two works by Stegner, A SHOOTING STAR and THE GATHERING OF ZION. Also includes material on Mormonism used as background for later work.