Stephen R. Pastore Collection on Sinclair Lewis 1907-1997, bulk 1917-1950.


Stephen R. Pastore Collection on Sinclair Lewis 1907-1997, bulk 1917-1950.

Stephen R. Pastore Collection on Sinclair Lewis 1907-1997, bulk 1917-1950.

Includes books, articles, correspondence, scripts, audio recordings, video recordings, ephemera, and realia related to twentieth-century Nobel Prize-winning American novelist Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951). Some books relate to Dorothy Thompson, Lewis's second wife, and Theodore Dreiser, a contemporary of Lewis's. Also included in the collection are images of Lewis and items related to his boyhood home in Sauk Centre, Minnesota. The collection contains a variety of physical formats, including vinyl records, audio cassettes, VHS video cassettes, photographs, papers, and periodicals.

720 bound volumes.11.5 linear feet of records.

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Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 (person)

Theodore Dreiser was an American literary naturalist and author of two of the most significant works of early twentieth-century American fiction, SISTER CARRIE (1900) and AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY (1925). From the description of The mercy of God : manuscript, [1900-1945?] / by Theodore Dreiser. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 63051908 Editor and author. From the description of Theodore Dreiser papers, 1910-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009534 ...

Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 (person)

Sinclair Lewis (b. Feb. 7, 1885, Sauk Centre, MN–d. January 10, 1951, Rome, Italy) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. He was the first American to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930. ...

Pastore, Stephen R., 1946-.... (person)

Sinclair Lewis was born Harry Sinclair Lewis on February 7, 1885, in Sauk Center, Minnesota. He began reading as a young child and read often. His father, Edwin, was strict and often hard on Sinclair, who was sensitive and bookish in comparison to his older brothers, Fred and Claude. Lewis is said to have led a lonely childhood, and at the age of thirteen he ran away from home in an attempt to join the Spanish-American War as a drummer boy. Sinclair Lewis entered Yale U...

Thompson, Dorothy, 1893-1961 (person)

American journalist. From the description of Letter, 1936 July 22, South Pomfret, Vermont, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904428 Journalist. From the description of Dorothy Thompson typed letter signed, 1957. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 74986046 Thompson and Sinclair Lewis married in 1928 and divorced in 1942. In 1943 Thompson married the Austrian artist Maxim Kopf (1892-1958). In her memoi...