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John Steinbeck collection of papers

Title
John Steinbeck collection of papers, 1937-[1962]
Author
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS SteinbeckSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
31 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • John Steinbeck was an American novelist, playwright, screenwriter, essayist, and short-story writer.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. Previous owners include Arthur Altschul and the American Play Company.
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  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Steinbeck
Author
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
Title
John Steinbeck collection of papers, 1937-[1962]
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of a manuscript, a typescript, correspondence, and legal documents. The manuscript, in Steinbeck's hand, is the foreword to his novel, "Tortilla Flat," and the typescript is an article about the author by Joseph Henry Jackson. The correspondence consists of letters from the author, dating from [1937] to [1962], to Paul P. Appel, George Pashe, Louis Untermeyer, and others, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from 1940 to 1943, between various correspondents including Arthur Altschul, Archibald MacLeish, and Harry Thornston Moore. There is a letter to Steinbeck from Louis Untermeyer written in October 1962.
Biography
John Steinbeck was an American novelist, playwright, screenwriter, essayist, and short-story writer.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Altschul, Arthur G. (Arthur Goodhart), 1920-2002.
Appel, Paul P.
Jackson, Joseph Henry, 1894-1955.
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982.
Moore, Harry T. (Harry Thornton), 1908-1981.
Pashe, George.
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.
Altschul, Arthur G. (Arthur Goodhart), 1920-2002. Former owner
American Play Company. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Steinbeck
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