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Guide to the Upton Sinclair collection
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Upton Sinclair collection
    Dates: ca. 1930s
    Collection number: Mss 113
    Collection Size: 0.2 linear feet (1 half-sized document box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: Clippings, leaflets, broadsides, envelopes, political pamphlets, 1934 issues of Upton Sinclair's Epic News (Los Angeles campaign newspaper), and ephemera of the American novelist and activist.
    Physical location: Del Sur.
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Upton Sinclair collection. Mss 113. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Undetermined.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Clippings, leaflets, broadsides, envelopes, political pamphlets, 1934 issues of Upton Sinclair's Epic News (Los Angeles campaign newspaper), and ephemera of the American novelist and activist Upton B. Sinclair, Jr. (1878-1968). Materials related mainly to his bid for the governorship of California.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968.
    End Poverty League.
    Elections -- California.

    Related Material

    In Special Collections:
    • One printed card by American Typewriter Shorthand, using a Sinclair letter as an example for conversion to shorthand, ca. 1930. (SC 278).
    • One anti-Sinclair flyer in the shape of a dollar-bill, with slogans such as "One SincLiar Dollar," "Good only in California or Russia," and "A Vote for Sincliar will put California on the bum and the bums on California," printed in response to the Sinclair for Governor campaign on the Democratic ticket, 1934. (SC 831).
    • One note (TNS) from American author Upton Sinclair to Dr. Sweet, re receiving Sweet's prior note. Los Angeles, 4 February 1933. Laid in Upton Sinclair, The Jungle (New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1906). (SC 569).
    Copies of books by Sinclair can be found by searching the UCSB Library catalog.