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Guide to the Janet Lewis Papers , 1964-1989
Special Collections M0543  
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Janet Lewis Papers ,
    Date (inclusive): 1964-1989
    Collection number: Special Collections M0543
    Creator: Lewis, Janet, 1899-.
    Extent: 6.75 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions


    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 Janet Lewis, 1988 and 1989.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Janet Lewis Papers , M0543, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical Note

    American writer of many genres, including novels, short stories, poetry and librettos. Many of her friends and correspondents were at one time students or colleagues of Yvor Winters.

    Scope and Content

    Incoming personal and professional correspondence, including letters from William Bergsma, Gus Blaisdell, Elizabeth Daryush, Donald Davie, John Edmunds, John Fraser, Richard Freis, Charles Gullans, Thom Gunn, Maurice Lesemann, N. Scott Momaday, Grosvenor Powell, Pearl Andelson Sherry, Ann Stanford and Donald E. Stanford. Some manuscripts by Janet Lewis and others. 3 photographs. Basically an addenda to M352, the papers of Yvor Winters and Janet Lewis, with the bulk of this material dated after 1982.

    Access Terms

    Bergsma, William, 1921-.
    Blaisdell, Gus.
    Daryush, Elizabeth Bridges.
    Davie, Donald.
    Edmunds, John.
    Fraser, John.
    Freis, Richard.
    Gullans, Charles B.
    Gunn, Thom.
    Lesemann, Maurice.
    Momaday, N. Scott, 1934-.
    Powell, Grosvenor, 1932-.
    Sherry, Pearl Andelson.
    Stanford, Ann.
    Stanford, Donald E., 1913.
    American literature--20th century.