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Guide to the John Steinbeck Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents Note
  • Indexing Terms

  • 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


    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.


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    Monterey (Calif.)
    Salinas River Valley (Calif.)--Fiction