John Steinbeck collection, 1902-1979.


John Steinbeck collection, 1902-1979.

The collection is primarily letters and documents written by Steinbeck to family, friends and business associates. Also included are letters written to Steinbeck and letters written about him. Includes manuscripts and typescripts of works by Steinbeck, proofs of books, tearsheets, and photocopies of published works by him. Reviews of Steinbeck's work, articles about him, press coverage of his travels, memorabilia, photographs, and artwork complete the collection.

7.5 linear feet (including 2 oversize folders).

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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 ...

Bailey, Margery, 1891-1963 (person)

Margery Bailey was a professor of English at Stanford University from 1914 to 1963. From the description of The crimes of brother goose : manuscript, 1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122398547 Margery Bailey was a professor of English at Stanford University from 1914-1963. She was active in Stanford dramatics and was involved in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival at Ashland, Orgeon as both an actress and as a director. From the description of Margery Bailey pape...

Wagner, Max Leopold, 1880-1962 (person)

Grabhorn, Jane Bissell (person)

Fisher, W. K. (William Kenneth), 1926- (person)

Sheffield, Carlton (person)

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 Biography Carlton Sheffield was a friend and Stanford roommate of the late author, John Steinbeck. He continued his friendship with Steinbec...

McBride, Robert Martin, 1918- (person)

Benchley, Nathaniel, 1915-1981 (person)

Benchley was a humorist, critic, actor, writer and director. From the description of The off-islanders : a novel, TS.(carbon) : Grant's Pass, NM, 1960 [September]. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 122623522 ...

Benchley, Margery. (person)

Valenti, Jack (person)

Cathcart, Robert S (person)

Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. (corporateBody)

American distribution and production corporation of motion pictures. From the description of Pressbooks, 1977-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391955 American film producing and distributing corporation formed by the merger of two companies in the early half of the century. In 1915 William Fox began the Fox Film Corporation; and in 1925, he bought controlling interest in the then largest theater in the world, the Roxy Theater of New York, N.Y. The Roxy boasted a seati...

Conrad, Barnaby, 1922-2013 (person)

American writer, first met Steinbeck in 1953. Wrote and produced movie from Steinbeck's story Flight. From the description of Oil portrait of John Steinbeck, ca. 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448047 ...

Goldberg, Rube, 1883-1970 (person)

Rube Goldberg (1883-1970) was a cartoonist and inventor from New York, N.Y. From the description of Rube Goldberg interview, 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 767864573 Cartoonist, inventor. From the description of Rube Goldberg interview, 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557436 ...

Street, Webster F. (person)

Stanford University Press. (corporateBody)

Biographical/Historical note The Stanford University Press was established as an independent printing operation at Stanford University in 1892. The university purchased it in 1917, and expanded it into a full-service publishing house in 1925. In 1999, the Press became part of Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SULAIR). It publishes scholarly monographs, textbooks, and professional reference works. Fr...

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Margaret Gemmell, later van Judah, was a friend of Steinbeck's during their stay at Stanford University, 1925-26. Included with the papers is a manuscript in her own hand describing her friendship with Steinbeck. From the description of John Steinbeck papers, 1925-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866392 This is the producer's copy, property of Oscar Serlin; the play ran from 7 Apr. to 6 June, 1942. From the description of The moon is down, a play in 3 acts...

Wilhelmson, Carl, 1866-1928 (person)

Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915-1989 (person)

Historian, educator, and author. From the description of Eric Frederick Goldman papers, 1886-1988 (bulk 1940-1970). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983369 Goldman was born June 17, 1915 in Washington, DC; MA (1935), Ph. D (1938), Johns Hopkins Univ.; instructor in history, Johns Hopkins Univ. (1938-41); writer, Time magazine (1941-43); assistant prof. (1943-47), associate prof. (1947-55), and prof. of history (1955-62), Princeton Univ.; special consultant to President Johns...

Fairbanks, Douglas, 1909-2000. (person)

American actor and writer; b. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.; d. 2000. From the description of Douglas Fairbanks collection, 1888-1980. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925544 Epithet: actor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x000376 ...

Noskowiak, Sonya, -1975 (person)

Beswick, Katherine. (person)

Former classmate and close friend of John Steinbeck. From the description of Katherine Beswick papers, ca. 1920-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122566060 Minor American writer and close friend of John Steinbeck whom she met in the English Club while attending Stanford University, 1922-24. From the description of Katherine Bestwick papers, 1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866398 ...

Howell, Warren R. (person)

Vinaver, Eugène, 1899-1979 (person)

Otis, Elizabeth, -1981 (person)

Wagner, Jack. (person)

Ricketts, Edward Flanders, 1897-1948 (person)

Edward Flanders Robb Ricketts was born in Chicago, Illinois May 14, 1897. From 1923 until his death in 1948, Ricketts lived in the Monterey, California area where he pursued his career as a marine biologist and became good friends with John Steinbeck. From the description of Edward Flanders Ricketts papers, 1936-1979 (inclusive), 1936-1947 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122552895 Edward Flanders Robb Ricketts was born on May 14, 1897, in Chicago, Illinoi...

Olson, Culbert L. (Culbert Levy), 1876-1962 (person)

Olson was governor of California, 1939-1943, and Utah state senator. From the description of Culbert L. Olson papers, 1912-1949. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122501719 Olson was Governor of California from 1939-43. From the description of Letter : Sacramento, Calif., to Owen S. Adams, Los Angeles, Calif., 1941 May 29. (Natural History Museum Foundation, Los Angeles County). WorldCat record id: 23239185 ...