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Guide to the Wallsten (Robert) Papers, 1920s-1960s
PA Mss 43  
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Papers of actor and writer including correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks and literary manuscripts. Wallsten acted on Broadway before serving in the Navy in New Guinea during WWII. After the war, Wallsten wrote plays, teleplays, and short stories and had a long association with Judith Anderson and ghost wrote her unpublished autobiography. Wallsten was married to actress Cynthia Rogers who was involved with the University Players (Falmouth, Mass). Wallsten and Rogers were family friends of the Steinbecks and Wallsten edited the edition of Steinbeck's letters.
Extent
7.5 linear feet (16 boxes)
Restrictions
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.
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