Sheffield, Carlton

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Sheffield was a college roommate and longtime friend of John Steinbeck. He later taught journalism for eight years at Occidental College in Los Angeles.

From the description of Correspondence and material relating to John Steinbeck, 1933-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462018868

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Carlton Sheffield was a friend and Stanford roommate of the late author, John Steinbeck. He continued his friendship with Steinbeck after their college years and throughout his writing career through correspondence with Steinbeck and his wife. Sheffield also amassed a collection of clippings, fliers, and articles both about and by Steinbeck, which constitutes the source of this collection.

Sheffield also interacted with and collected information about several foundations and organizations concerning Steinbeck. Most notable in this collection are the Steinbeck Library in Salinas and the Steinbeck Festival, the John Steinbeck Society of America, and the Steinbeck Center Foundation, of which Sheffield was an Honorary Director.

From the guide to the Carlton Sheffield's John Steinbeck collection, 1933-1984, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Carlton Sheffield's John Steinbeck collection, 1933-1984 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. John Steinbeck collection, 1902-1979. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Steinbeck; the good companion : background correspondence, first corrected draft, and final original typescript, 1980-1996 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Lawrence Clark Powell papers concerning John Steinbeck, 1935-1941. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. John Steinbeck correspondence, 1928-1972. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Sheffield, Carlton,. Correspondence and material relating to John Steinbeck, 1933-1984. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Lisca, Peter. person
correspondedWith Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-2001 person
associatedWith Steinbeck, Carol. person
associatedWith Steinbeck, Carol. person
associatedWith Steinbeck, John, 1902 - 1968 person
associatedWith Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. person
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American literature--20th century
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Birth 1901-06-12

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