Requesting of offsite materials will be unavailable December 13-17.

Researchers visiting Rose Library during that time should make requests for offsite materials by 5pm on Wednesday, December 12.

For assistance, please contact us at rose.library@emory.edu or 404-727-6887.

STANFORD, DEREK.
Derek Stanford collection, 1938-1979

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zwvb

Collection Stored Off-Site

All or portions of this collection are housed off-site. Materials can still be requested but researchers should expect a delay of up to two business days for retrieval.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Stanford, Derek.
Title: Derek Stanford collection, 1938-1979
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 996
Extent: 3 linear ft. (6 boxes)
Abstract:Collection of materials relating to English poet and author Derek Stanford including notebooks containing manuscripts of his works, correspondence, and printed material.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on access

Special restrictions apply: Collection stored off-site. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access this collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift, 2004.

Custodial History

Originally received as part of the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Derek Stanford collection, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Steve Schessler, May 9, 2007.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Derek Stanford was born in Lampton, England on October 11, 1918, to Richard James and Ada Stanford. Stanford attended Upper Latymer Scool in London. He then married Margaret Holdsworth, poet, who publishes under the name Margaret Philips. Stanford served as a lecturer at the City Literary Institute, London, as a lecturer in literature and creative writing from 1957-1969, as well as an art history teacher and an adult education teacher. Stanford's memoir, Inside the 'Forties, chronicles his literary life between 1937 and 1957.

Biographical Source: Literature Resource Center, Thomson Gale, 2006.

Derek Stanford was born in Lampton, England on October 11, 1918, to Richard James and Ada Stanford. Stanford attended Upper Latymer Scool in London. He then married Margaret Holdsworth, poet, who publishes under the name Margaret Philips. Stanford served as a lecturer at the City Literary Institute, London, as a lecturer in literature and creative writing from 1957-1969, as well as an art history teacher and an adult education teacher. Stanford's memoir, Inside the 'Forties, chronicles his literary life between 1937 and 1957.

Biographical Source: Literature Resource Center, Thomson Gale, 2006.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of some personal and literary papers of Derek Stanford from 1938 to 1979. The papers include correspondence, literary notebooks, literary manuscripts and typescripts, and collected printed material. Of particular note are manuscripts and background materials for The Weather Within and Time Is a Place.

Arrangement Note

Organized into three series: (1) Correspondence, (2) Works by Stanford, and (3) Printed material.


Selected Search Terms

Personal Names

Topical Terms

Form/Genre Terms

Occupation


Description of Series

v1.11.0-dev