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Guide to the W. B. Carnochan Papers
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Description
Papers documenting Carnochan's career as researcher and writer. Included are source materials, drafts, and published versions of his scholarly articles and books, with related correspondence; published book reviews; texts of papers and talks with related correspondence and ephemera; and materials pertaining to his support of the Stanford University Libraries and his directorship of the Stanford Humanities Center.
Background
Educated at Harvard University (A.B. 1953, A.M. 1957, and Ph.D. 1960), W. B. Carnochan joined the English faculty at Stanford University in 1960. He chaired the English department from 1971-73 and has served the University as dean of graduate studies and vice-provost, 1975-80, and director of the Stanford Humanities Center, 1985-1991.
Extent
26 Linear feet (28 boxes)