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Stafford, Jean, 1915-1979



  • Existence: 1915 - 1979


Jean Stafford was born in 1915 in Covina, California. In 1936, she won a traveling scholarship to Heidelberg, Germany while she was studying at Colorado University. She married Robert Lowell in 1940 and worked on the "Southern Review while teaching at Flushing College. Stafford published her first novel "Boston Adventure" in 1944 and her second "The Mountain Lion" in 1947. Other publications include "The Catherine Wheel" in 1952 and "A Mother in History" in 1966. She won a Pulitzer Prize for "Collected Stories" in 1969. Stafford died in 1979.

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Jean Stafford letters

Identifier: MS-681
Date(s): 1938 to 1948

Jean Stafford (1915-1979), writer and novelist. The collection contains letters from Jean Stafford to William Mock. A typescript draft of an autobiography written in 1938 is also included.

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