Irving Stone papers, 1923-1990s (bulk 1934-1989).

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Stone, Irving, 1903-1989. Irving Stone papers, 1923-1990s (bulk 1934-1989).

Irving Stone papers, 1923-1990s (bulk 1934-1989).

Consists of Stone's correspondence; research material, drafts, publicity, and ephemera related to his writings; professional and personal papers; and subject files, along with some papers of his wife, Jean Stone. Stone's correspondence reflects his many activities as both a private person and a public figure. His writings contain files for all his major works, chiefly biographical novels, but also including biographies, history, novels, short stories, dramatic works, articles, speeches, and reviews, as well as books he edited himself or with Jean Stone, and works by others to which he contributed segments. Also includes files related to Stone's appearances, interviews, travels, bio-bibliographic information, contracts, honors and awards, and teaching, along with family correspondence and some personal miscellany. Jean Stone papers include biographical material; an article written by her; files related to appearances, interviews, travel, and awards, as well as material detailing her activities within community organizations; and some personal miscellany. Jean Stone's edits of Irving Stone's drafts are found with his files for each work.

566 boxes, 33 oversize boxes, 37 oversize folders, and 3 v. (247 linear feet)

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