The collection covers contains copies of correspondence, typescript poems, drafts of books, news clippings and a few photographs.
Donald Elwin Stanford was born in Amherst, Massachusetts on February 7th, 1913. He s obtained both his BA and Phd from Stanford
and his MA from Harvard all in English. Before embarking on his teaching career, Stanford was a free-lance writer, and a member
of the literary group known as the `Winters circle', centered around Yvor Winters himself. Winters helped the aspiring poets
and writers learn more about the art of creative writing, mainly through criticism of one anothers work.
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