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Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1902-02-27 - 1968-12-20

American author.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John Bennett Shaw Collection, 1894-1975

 Collection
Identifier: 1963-001
Content Description The John Bennett Shaw Collection is comprised of extensive collections of modern literature, books relating to Native Americans, early travel, and Oklahoma, archival materials, photographs, pamphlets, phonographic discs. The modern authors represented include William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe, John Steinbeck, and Katherine Mansfield.
Dates: 1963 - 1974; Publication: 1894 - 1975

John Bennett Shaw collection of John Steinbeck ephemera, 1931-1962

 Collection
Identifier: 1963-002
Scope and Contents Along with over 125 volumes of primary and secondary Steinbeck materials, the Steinbeck collection includes a set of signed advance galley proofs for the first edition of Steinbeck's 1937 novel Of Mice and Men as well as proofs for Grapes of Wrath. Another unusual item is the 1936 Christmas present from Steinbeck's publisher announcing the publication date for Of Mice and Men.
Dates: 1932 - 1962

John Steinbeck manuscript of "His Father", 1949

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-061
Content Description A 4-page manuscript of John Steinbeck's semi-autobiographical "His Father" on legal paper in a clamshell case. Includes a copy of Reader's Digest, v.55, no.329 (Sept. 1949) in which the short story appears on p. 19-21.
Dates: 1949