Guide to the Niven Busch's California street, 1955-1959 M0010

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Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
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Stanford, California, 94305-6064
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Title: Niven Busch's California street,
Identifier/Call Number: M.0010
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet
Date: 1955-1959
creator: Busch, Niven, 1903-1991

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Typewritten copy with manuscript corrections and original typescript outline of Busch's novel, CALIFORNIA STREET, together with book reviews and correspondence relating to it.


Author and film writer. Associate editor of TIME and NEW YORKER (1927-1931). Born April 26, 1903 in New York.

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[Identification of item] Niven Busch's California street, M0010, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


Gift of Niven Busch, 1960.

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Original typescript copy with manuscript corrections of the novel California

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524 pages

Typescript copy of the outline of California under its original title The False Inheritors .

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64 pages

Correspondence between Niven Busch and Henry Simon of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1955 Dec. 21 - 1959 Nov. 18

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79 typescript and manuscript letters

Press clippings, primarily reviews of California Street.

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1 folder