Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968
- Existence: 1902-02-27 - 1968-12-20
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
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.