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Jan A. Guffin (1938-) Papers

Identifier: 55/32

Scope and Contents

The Jan A. Guffin Papers consist of three folders of correspondence and one folder of research notes related to his dissertation on Ward. They span the period 1973-1975.

The general correspondence consists primarily of letters Guffin wrote to colleagues, friends, and former students of Ward and of their responses. Some of the latter include related materials.

The subject correspondence is between Guffin and Hazel Easton (Ward's long-time companion) and Ward.


  • 1973-1975


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.


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Language of Materials



The papers of Jan A. Guffin (1938- ) concern his dissertation on Winifred Ward. They span the period 1973-1975, anhd contain correspondence and research notes.

Method of Acquisition

Jan A. Guffin donated these papers to Northwestern University Archives on August 23, 1978 (Accession #78-46) and August 28, 1981 (Accession #81-186.)

Related Materials

Interested individuals should also consult the University Archives' substantial Winifred Ward Papers (Series 20/8).

Separated Materials

Small amounts of duplicate and extraneous material were discarded.

Processing Information

William K. Beatty. February - March 1994.

Guide to the Jan A. Guffin (1938-) Papers
William K. Beatty
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US