Guide to the Edith R. Mirrielees Papers

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Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC1028
Creator: Mirrielees, Edith R. (Edith Ronald), 1878-1962.
Title: Edith R. Mirrielees papers
Dates: 1863-1964
Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
Summary: Primarily personal correspondence with former students and friends regarding their writings and her life at Stanford. Also includes naturalization and citizenship papers of her father, James Mirrielees, and her own birth certificate. Correspondents include Bernard De Voto, Wallace Stegner and Harry Bush.
Language(s): The materials are inEnglish.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Mirrielees was Professor of English at Stanford 1909-1944, emeritus 1944-1962.

Description of the Collection

Collection primarily contains personal correspondence with former students and friends regarding their writings and her life at Stanford, along with naturalization and citizenship papers of her father, James Mirrielees, and her own birth certificate. Correspondents include Avis De Voto, Bernard De Voto, Mary Stegner, Wallace Stegner, and Harry Bush.

Access Terms

Bush, Harry.
De Voto, Avis
De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955.
Mirrielees, Edith R. (Edith Ronald), 1878-1962.
Mirrielees, Edith R., (Edith Ronald), 1878-1962.
Mirrielees, James.
Stanford University. Dept. of English--Faculty.
Stegner, Mary
Stegner, Wallace Earle, 1909-1993
Authors.
College teachers.
English language --Study and teaching.


Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence, incoming and outgoing, including Catherine Drinker Bowen (Kitty), Mr. Frantz, Mrs. Bernard de Voto (Avis), Mary Stegner, and Wallace Stegner 1915-1962

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence with Bernard de Voto 1938-1955

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence, outgoing to Harry Bush (cousin) 1959-1960

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence, outgoing to Julie Sloane 1950-1962

Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence, outgoing to Jess Treat 1919

Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence of Harry Bush re the death of Mirrielees and the donation of her papers 1962-1963

Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence, incoming to Dorothy Rich, re Mirrielees' death and Memorial Resolution 1962-1964

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence of Leon Selzer re Mirrielees' death 1962

Box 1, Folder 9

Article: "Dear Young Writer," in THE WRITER 1962 Aug.

Box 1, Folder 10

Articles - retirement and obituaries 1944-1962

Box 1, Folder 11

Miscellaneous papers, includng Edith Mirrielees' birth certificate and certificate of discharge and naturalization papers of her father James Mirrielees 1863-1951