Guide to the John Steinbeck Collection

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Special Collections and Archives
University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California, 95064
Email: specoll@library.ucsc.edu
URL: http://library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/
© 2003
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Art and Humanities--Literature--American Literature

Guide to the John Steinbeck Collection

Collection number: MS 178

The University Library



Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California

Contact Information:

  • Special Collections and Archives
  • University Library
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz, California, 95064
  • Email: specoll@library.ucsc.edu
  • URL: http://library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/
Processed by:
UCSC OAC Unit
Date Completed:
October 2003
Encoded by:
UCSC OAC Unit
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Steinbeck Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1933-1994
Date (bulk): (Bulk 1940-1959)
Collection number: MS 178
Collector: Bottoms, Rita
Extent: 1 half carton, 1 flat
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: A collection assembled by the Library in the late 1960s. Includes limited biographical material, correspondence, and typescripts, articles and clipping files.
Physical location: Stored in Special Collections & Archives: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

John Steinbeck Collection. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Combination of purchases and donations.

Scope and Contents Note

This collection includes very limited biographical material, correspondence (6), and typescripts (2). The bulk of the collection consists of miscellaneous articles and clipping files.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Migrant labor--California
Agricultural laborers--California
Labor camps--California
Mexican Americans--California--Monterey
Portuguese Americans--California--Monterey
Sardine industry--California--Monterey
Canneries--California--Monterey
Monterey (Calif.)
Salinas River Valley (Calif.)--Fiction
California--Fiction
Oklahoma--Fiction


Container List

Box-folder 1:1-2

Biographical

Box-folder 1:1

Information, n.d.

Box-folder 1:2

Yearbook "El Gabilon", 1919

Box-folder 1:3-8

Correspondence

Box-folder 1:3

TLS to Richard H. Dillon, Mill Valley, CA. from John Steinbeck, New York, NY., Feb.6,1963

Box-folder 1:4-5

TL to John Steinbeck, New York, NY from Richard H. Dillon, Mill Valley, CA.

Box-folder 1:4

Feb.4,1963

Box-folder 1:5

Nov.29,1962

Box-folder 1:6

ALS to "Dear Lucille" [Lucille Hayes, Salinas, CA] from John Steinbeck, New York, NY,Nov.20,1962

Box-folder 1:7

TLS to "Dear Mr. Dillon" [Richard H. Dillon, Mill Valley, CA] from John Steinbeck, New York, NY, Nov.12,1962

Box-folder 1:8

ALS to John Summers, Esq. Western Morning News, Plymouth, England from John Steinbeck, The Cottage, Somerset, England, Apr.25,1959

Box-folder 1:9-10

Typescripts

Box-folder 1:9

The Day of The Dead- Story outline by John Steinbeck and Herbert Kline, n.d.

Box-folder 1:10

Cannery Row- carbon copy w/corrections to pagination, pg.71-107, n.d.

Box-folder 1:11-13

Publications

Box-folder 1:11

Vanderbilt Clinic , March 1947

Box-folder 1:12

Stevenson Speeches, 1952

Box-folder 1:13

Misc Dealer Catalogs, 1960's

Box-folder 1:14-19

Clippings

Box-folder 1:14

1930-39

Box-folder 1:15

1940-43

Box-folder 1:16

1944-49

Box-folder 1:17

1950-59

Box-folder 1:18

1960-69

Box-folder 1:19

1990-94

Box-folder 2

Misc Articles & Reviews

Box-folder 2

Nation: "Dubious Battle in California", Sep.12,1936

Box-folder 2

Life: "The Grapes of Wrath", Jun.5, 1939

Box-folder 2

Time

Box-folder 2

Review, Aug.18, 1941

Box-folder 2

Review, Jan.1,1945

Box-folder 2

Elks

Box-folder 2

Review "Cannery Row", Feb. 1942

Box-folder 2

Review "The Moon is Down", May 1942

Box-folder 2

Review "The Wayward Bus", Apr. 1947

Box-folder 2

Saturday Review

Box-folder 2

Review "Cannery Row", Dec.30,1944

Box-folder 2

Review "The Wayward Bus",Feb.15,1947

Box-folder 2

Review "The Pearl", Nov.22,1947

Box-folder 2

Review "East of Eden", Sep.22,1952

Box-folder 2

Newsweek: Review "Cannery Row", Jan.1,1945

Box-folder 2

Mademoiselle: Review "Cannery Row", Feb. 1945

Box-folder 2

Fortnight

Box-folder 2

"Farm Housing: End of an Era", Jan.2,1948

Box-folder 2

"Television: The future?", Sep.24,1948

Box-folder 2

Colliers

Box-folder 2

The Miracle of Tepayac", Dec.25,1948

Box-folder 2

"Duel without Pistols", Aug.23,1952

Box-folder 2

Punch: "A Plea for Tourists", Jan.26,1955

Box-folder 2

New York Times Magazine: "Autobiography: Making of a New Yorker", Feb.1,1955

Box-folder 2

Holiday: "Always something to do in Salinas", Jun.1955

Box-folder 2

Esquire: "The Tragic 30s", Jun.1960

Box-folder 2

McCall's

Box-folder 2

"The Winter of Our Discontent", pt.1 May 1961

Box-folder 2

"The Winter of Our Discontent", pt.2 Jun.1961

Box-folder 2

Ringling Brothers & Barnum Bailey Circus Program: "Circus", 1963