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Guide to the Norman Foerster Papers, ca. 1900-1949
Special Collections M0052  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Norman Foerster Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1900-1949
    Collection number: Special Collections M0052
    Creator: Norman Foerster
    Extent: 127 items
    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 Norman Foerster 1963-1965

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Norman Foerster Papers, M0052, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


    American author and editor

    Scope and Content

    Summary: Letters and literary manuscripts from poets and political and scientific figures whose writings were to be published in anthologies edited by Foerster. Some letters pertain to the creative writing program at the University of Iowa. Correspondents include Stephen Vincent Benet, T. S. Eliot, Paul Engle, Robert Frost, and Paul Green. Includes photographs of John Burroughs, Floyd Dell, G.K. Kittredge, and Vilhjalmur Stefansson.