Saroyan, William, 1908-1981

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Frances Ring was Editor at WESTWAYS in Los Angeles.

From the description of Letters (and manuscripts and photos) to Frances Ring, 1970-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863419

Goldie Weisberg was a fellow writer whose work Saroyan had discovered in a literary magzine. Saroyan initiated the correspondence, which focuses on their respective reading, writing, and work lives.

From the description of Correspondence with Goldie Weisberg, 1930-1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510609

Gordon Brown was an editor at WESTWARD Magazine, a publication of Kaiser Steel Corporation in 1954. Saroyan wished to make changes in a manuscript ("A Christmas Psalm, " 1935) which they wanted to reprint, but because of a publishing deadline the magazine had to pass on it.

From the description of Letter to Gordon Brown, 1954 Oct. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122541019

William Saroyan was an Armenian American dramatist and author.

From the description of William Saroyan papers, 1923-1994. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 740890008

William Saroyan, playwright.

From the description of The man with the heart in the Highlands : a play in One Act, Six scenes, 1937. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122531676

William Saroyan was born August 31, 1908, in Fresno, California, and died May 18, 1981, in Fresno, California. He became a prolific author of short stories, novels, and plays; perhaps his best known work is his novel, The Human Comedy . Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vols. 23, 24

From the guide to the William Saroyan Papers, 1974, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc])

Coates was editor of THE FRONTIER, to which Saroyan was submitting stories. She was also a poet, short-story writer, and author of the book BLACK CHERRIES.

From the description of Letters to Grace Stone Coates, 1930-1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122552619

Moradian, who lived in Fresno, was a life-long friend of Saroyan.

From the description of Correspondence with Frank (Yep) Moradian, together with related photographs, recordings, and clippings, 1929-1999. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122397823

Steppenwolf is a Chicago-based international performing arts institution. Founded in 1976 by Terry Kinney, Jeff Perry, and Gary Sinise as an ensemble company of nine actors, Steppenwolf has grown to a company of 33 artists.

From the description of The time of your life : Steppenwolf Theatre Company production ephemera, 2002. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864396

Lucy Saroyan was an actress, and the daughter of Pulitzer Prize winning author, William Saroyan, and Carol Marcus, who later married actor Walter Matthau.

From the description of Lucy letters : letters from William Saroyan to his daughter Lucy Saroyan : photocopies, January 17, 1953, to January 27, 1972 . (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864598

American author.

From the description of Papers of William Saroyan [manuscript], 1957 August 21 to October 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647846062

From the description of Papers of William Saroyan [manuscript], 1938, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809835

From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) and typed letters signed (3) : San Francisco, Fresno and [n.p.], to Louis Sobol, 1938 Sept. 20-1941 Jan. 30 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270853300

From the description of Typed letter signed : Beverly Hills, Ca., to Sir Ronald Storrs, 1951 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858122

From the description of Autograph message signed "Bill Saroyan" : [Pierpont Morgan Library, N.Y.], "Closing time," to Francis S. Mason, Jr., 1977 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634757

William Saroyan was born August 31, 1908, in Fresno, California, and died May 18, 1981, in Fresno, California. He became a prolific author of short stories, novels, and plays; perhaps his best known work is his novel, The Human Comedy. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vols. 23, 24.

From the description of William Saroyan Papers 1974. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 432980357

Biography

Novelist, short-story writer, dramatist, and essayist, William Saroyan was born in Fresno, California in 1908. A high-school dropout, Saroyan was largely self-educated and decided at an early age to pursue a career as a writer, drawing on his experience as an Armenian-American growing up in California.

His first published works were sketches in The Overland Monthly in 1928, which inspired him to seek his fortune in New York City. In 1934 Story Magazine printed "The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze." The immediate public acclaim led to publication of the collection The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze and Other Stories (1934) by Random House. He followed this success with two more short story collections in 1936, Three Times Three and Inhale and Exhale.

Transforming one of these stories into his first dramatic production, My Heart's in the Highlands (1939), Saroyan then wrote The Time of Your Life (1939-40), for which he received both New York Drama Critics' Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize. The same year he released the story collection, My Name is Aram (1940), a Book of the Month Club selection.

In late 1941 Saroyan agreed to work for Louis B. Mayer in Hollywood. This resulted both in the Oscar-winning MGM film, The Human Comedy, (1943) as well as the popular novelized version of the original screenplay, published by Harcourt Brace simultaneously with the movie's opening.

Drafted into the army, Saroyan was stationed during part of World War II in London, where he wrote the controversial anti-war book, The Adventures of Wesley Jackson (1946). Through the 1950s he continued to produce plays, short stories, and novels. He then turned to personal memoirs to express himself, producing in succession The Bicycle Rider in Beverly Hills (1952), Here Comes, There Goes, You Know Who (1961), Not Dying (1963), and Obituaries (1980), which was nominated for the American Book Award. A final volume of reminiscence, Births (1983), was published posthumously.

From the guide to the William Saroyan Papers, 1926-1981, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

Biography

Novelist, short-story writer, dramatist, and essayist, William Saroyan was born in Fresno, California in 1908. A high-school dropout, Saroyan was largely self-educated and decided at an early age to pursue a career as a writer, drawing on his experience as an Armenian-American growing up in California.

His first published works were sketches in The Overland Monthly in 1928, which inspired him to seek his fortune in New York City. In 1934 Story Magazine printed "The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze." The immediate public acclaim led to publication of the collection The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze and Other Stories (1934) by Random House. He followed this success with two more short story collections in 1936, Three Times Three and Inhale and Exhale.

Transforming one of these stories into his first dramatic production, My Heart's in the Highlands (1939), Saroyan then wrote The Time of Your Life (1939-40), for which he received both New York Drama Critics' Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize. The same year he released the story collection, My Name is Aram (1940), a Book of the Month Club selection.

In late 1941 Saroyan agreed to work for Louis B. Mayer in Hollywood. This resulted both in the Oscar-winning MGM film, The Human Comedy, (1943) as well as the popular novelized version of the original screenplay, published by Harcourt Brace simultaneously with the movie's opening.

Drafted into the army, Saroyan was stationed during part of World War II in London, where he wrote the controversial anti-war book, The Adventures of Wesley Jackson (1946). Through the 1950s he continued to produce plays, short stories, and novels. He then turned to personal memoirs to express himself, producing in succession The Bicycle Rider in Beverly Hills (1952), Here Comes, There Goes, You Know Who (1961), Not Dying (1963), and Obituaries (1980), which was nominated for the American Book Award. A final volume of reminiscence, Births (1983), was published posthumously.

From the guide to the William Saroyan notebooks, 1932-1939, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

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creatorOf Saroyan, William, 1908-1981. Papers of William Saroyan, 1939. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Colilla, Robert A., 1934-. Hello out there : an opera in one act / [music] by R.A. Colilla ; [words] from the play "Hello out there" by William Saroyan. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Saroyan, William, 1908-1981. Jim Dandy : a play / by William Saroyan. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Saroyan, William, 1908-1981. William Saroyan papers, 1926-1981, (bulk, 1940-1981). Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Lloyd Hoff Papers, 1936-1984 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
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creatorOf Saroyan, William, 1908-1981. The time of your life : program including cast, who's who, and credits for the Chicago Steppenwolf Mainstage Theatre, 2002 Sept.-Nov. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Saroyan, William, 1908-1981. Six letters to Mihran Saroyan, 1942-52. UC Berkeley Libraries
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creatorOf Saroyan, William, 1908-1981. Correspondence : with Theodore Dreiser, 1936. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Saroyan, William, 1908-1981. Letter to Gordon Brown, 1954 Oct. 29. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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creatorOf Saroyan, William, 1908-1981. Typed letter signed : Beverly Hills, Ca., to Sir Ronald Storrs, 1951 Apr. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Saroyan, William, 1908-1981. William Saroyan papers, 1926-1950, (bulk, 1926-1940). Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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creatorOf Saroyan, William, 1908-1981. Fragment by William Saroyan, 1938. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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referencedIn A celebration of the life and works of William Saroyan : symposium, 1981 July 26. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Saroyan, William, 1908-1981. Notebooks, 1932-1939. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Daily Northwestern, Special Editorial project, 1936-1937 Northwestern University Archives
referencedIn Harrison, Gilbert A. Gilbert A. Harrison papers, 1902-1978 (bulk 1960-1975). Library of Congress
referencedIn Register to the Papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984, inclusive Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Lincoln, Victoria, 1904-1981. Victoria Lincoln papers, 1833-1986. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Saroyan, William, 1908-1981. Correspondence with Goldie Weisberg, 1930-1938. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Angoff, Charles, 1902-1979. Charles Angoff collection, 1927-1978. Boston University, School of Medical
referencedIn Paulson, Arvid. Papers, 1912-1974 (inclusive). 1940-1960 (bulk). Churchill County Museum
referencedIn San Francisco Public Library. Celebrating Saroyan [videorecording]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Hovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000. Bari, bari : song / music by Alan Hovaness [sic] ; Armenian words by William Saroyan. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961. Papers, [microform] 1918-1958. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf William Saroyan notebooks, 1932-1939 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Leon Danielian papers, 1930-1994 The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
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associatedWith Ahlstrom, David, 1927- person
correspondedWith Alan, Schneider person
associatedWith Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981. person
associatedWith American Ballet Theatre corporateBody
correspondedWith Angoff, Charles, 1902-1979. person
associatedWith Argus Book Shop (Chicago, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Avakian, Anne M., 1906- person
associatedWith Babb, Sanora, 1907-2005 person
associatedWith Bagdassarian, Ross. person
associatedWith Bagdassarian, Serak D. person
associatedWith Bell, Robert Eugene, 1926- person
associatedWith Bentley, H. Wilder. person
associatedWith Boyd, James, 1888-1944. person
associatedWith Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. person
associatedWith Brown, Gordon. person
associatedWith Buchwald, Art. person
correspondedWith Burack, A. S. (Abraham Saul), 1908- person
associatedWith Burden, Carter, person
associatedWith Byrne, Evelyn B. person
associatedWith Cane, Melville, 1879-1980. person
associatedWith Capalbo, Carmen, person
associatedWith Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977. person
associatedWith Chaplin, Oona O'Neill. person
associatedWith Chappell, Warren, 1904-1991. person
associatedWith Chase, Stanley, person
associatedWith Church Divinity School of the Pacific corporateBody
associatedWith Coates, Grace Stone, 1881-1976. person
associatedWith Colilla, Robert A., 1934- person
associatedWith Colt Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Commins, Saxe. person
associatedWith Conference Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 person
associatedWith Daily Northwestern (Evanston, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Dane, G. Ezra (George Ezra), 1904-1941, person
associatedWith Danielian, Leon, 1920-1997. person
associatedWith Day, Russell E. person
associatedWith Douglas, Lloyd C. (Lloyd Cassel), 1877-1951. person
associatedWith Dunn, James Taylor. person
associatedWith Esquire, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Foley, Donald L. person
associatedWith Foley, Katharine person
correspondedWith Foley, Martha. person
associatedWith Foster, Willis. person
associatedWith Freeman, Don, 1908-1978. person
associatedWith Friends of the William Saroyan Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Friends of William Saroyan. corporateBody
associatedWith Gómez de la Serna, Ramón 1888-1963. person
associatedWith Harold Matson Company, Inc. (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Harper's Magazine corporateBody
associatedWith Harrell, John person
associatedWith Harrison, Gilbert A. person
associatedWith Harrison, Gilbert A. person
associatedWith Hawkins, John R. person
associatedWith Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. person
associatedWith Hoff, Lloyd person
associatedWith Hoff, Lloyd. person
associatedWith Hovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000. person
associatedWith Isaacs, Edith J. R. (Edith Juliet Rich), 1878-1956. person
associatedWith Jendian, Micah Antran. person
associatedWith Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Joyce, James, 1882-1941. person
associatedWith Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961. person
associatedWith Kazarian, John. person
associatedWith Keller, David M. person
associatedWith Kerr, Walter F., 1913-1966. person
associatedWith Kherdian, David person
associatedWith Kherdian, David. person
correspondedWith Kirsch, Robert. person
associatedWith Krim, Seymour, 1922- person
associatedWith Laurence Pollinger, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Lawrence, Jerome, 1915-2004. person
associatedWith Lenya, Lotte person
associatedWith Lewis, Janet, 1899-1998. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Victoria, 1904-1981. person
associatedWith Loew's Incorporated. corporateBody
associatedWith Loring, Eugene, 1914- person
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associatedWith Mamoulian, Rouben. person
associatedWith Manning, Robert, 1919- person
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associatedWith Marcus, Eleanor. person
associatedWith Marcus, Rasheen. person
associatedWith Mardikian, George M., 1903- person
associatedWith Mason, Francis S. (Francis Scarlett), 1921- person
associatedWith Matsuura, Tomo. person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
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associatedWith Minasian, Richard. person
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associatedWith Mitgang, Herbert. person
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associatedWith Moradian, Roxie. person
associatedWith Moradian, Yep. person
associatedWith Mori, Toshio, 1910- person
associatedWith Nelson, Charles, person
correspondedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith New York (N.Y.). Ballet Theatre, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Pantheon Press. corporateBody
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associatedWith Paulson, Arvid. person
associatedWith Rand, Christopher. person
associatedWith Random House (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
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associatedWith Roskolenko, Harry. person
associatedWith Saroyan, Aram. person
correspondedWith Saroyan, Aram. person
associatedWith Saroyan, Armenak. person
associatedWith Saroyan, Carol. person
associatedWith Saroyan, Cosette. person
associatedWith Saroyan, Lucy, 1946-2003 person
associatedWith Saturday Review of Literature, corporateBody
associatedWith Saturday Review of Literature, corporateBody
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associatedWith Schneider, Alan, 1917-1984. person
associatedWith Seager, Allan, 1906-1968. person
associatedWith Shumlin, Herman, 1898- person
associatedWith Sobol, Louis, person
associatedWith Spivak, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Edmund), 1900-1994. person
associatedWith Stanford, Donald E. (Donald Elwin), 1913-1998. person
associatedWith Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. person
associatedWith Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. person
associatedWith Steppenwolf Theatre Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Storrs, Ronald, Sir, person
associatedWith Students Publishing Company (Northwestern University) corporateBody
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associatedWith Theatre Guild. corporateBody
associatedWith The Texas Art Journal. corporateBody
associatedWith Thompson, Ralph, 1904- person
associatedWith Thompson, Ralph, 1904-1979. person
associatedWith Transition. corporateBody
associatedWith Vanguard Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Volkenburg, Ellen. person
associatedWith Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. person
associatedWith Weisberg, Goldie. person
associatedWith Whitmore, Jon. person
associatedWith William Saroyan Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Winters, Yvor, 1900-1968. person
associatedWith Wronski, Todd. person
associatedWith You-Project. corporateBody
correspondedWith Zorina, Vera. person
associatedWith Zwart, Elizabeth Clarkson, 1904-1983, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
California
California--San Francisco
United States
California
United States
Subject
Drama (American)
Authors, American--Correspondence
Theater--20th century
Theater--History--20th century
Ballet, U.S
Book reviewing
Drama--Subjects--World war, 1939-1945
Watercolor painting--20th century
Drama--Promptbooks and typescripts
Smiling
Authors, American--20th century
Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
Authors, American
World War, 1939-1945--Drama
American drama--20th century
Prompt-book
Armenian Americans
Theater
Philosophical literature
American literature--20th century
Armenian Americans--Family relationships
Occupation
Dramatists
Function

Person

Birth 1908-08-31

Death 1981-05-18

Americans

Armenian,

English

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