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Guide to the Brian Stonehill Papers, 1890s-2000 (bulk 1970-1997)
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Description
The Brian Stonehill Papers contain correspondence, reports, notes, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, graduate school materials, and teaching materials. Documents relating to Brian Stonehill's establishment of the Media Studies Program and his eighteen years as a professor in the English Department and Media Studies Program at Pomona College may be found in this collection. In addition, Stonehill's writings and professional project files detailing his dedication to continuing scholarship in the fields of modern and contemporary fiction, James Joyce, criticism, rhetoric, the culture of cyberspace, and visual literacy may also be found in the collection. The collection contains photocopies of research materials dating back to the 1890s, however the bulk of materials in this collection date from 1970 to 1997.
Background
Brian A. Stonehill was born on December 20, 1953, in Brooklyn, New York. He spent a year at Lycee Lakanal in Sceaux, France, and a year at Varndean Grammer School for Boys in Brighton, England, and graduated from Forest Hills High School, New York. At 15 years of age he enrolled at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, and spent his junior year of college at the University of Warwick in Coventry, U. K. By the conclusion of his undergraduate years, Stonehill had won the Newton Prize in English Literature, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and graduated with high honors from Haverford in 1973.
Extent
19.5 cubic feet (18 records cartons, 1 clamshell box, 1 card file box, and 1 flat box)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish must be submitted in writing to Special Collections.
Availability
Collection is open for research.