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Shaw, John Bennett, 1913-1994



Book collector.

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

An Index of Stanford Writers

Identifier: 1981.010.5
Scope and Contents

Compilation of brief, alphabetical biographical notes on authors.

Dates: 1862 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1970

Bibliographical Notes on Ernest Hemingway, 1930-10

Identifier: 1977.
Scope and Contents

"The following notes are excerpts from a Hemingway letter in answer to questions concerning editions and number of copies...."

Dates: Publication: 1930-10

Book list

Identifier: 1963.004.1.1
Scope and Contents

Printed book list from the collection of John Bennett Shaw.

Dates: 1929 - 1962

Fine press printing ephemera, Undated

Identifier: 1000-007
Scope and Contents

Consists primarily of prospectuses and printer's catalogs including a variety of ephemeral publications from book marks to small pamphlets. Also included are typed and handwritten letters. Represented are Hammers Anvil Press, Cummington Press, Leo Hart, James Low, the Typophiles, Press of the Wooly Whale, Lawton and Alfred Kennedy (book designers of San Francisco), and Book Club of California.

Dates: Undated

John Bennett Shaw Collection, 1894-1975

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

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

Katherine Mansfield collection

Identifier: 1963-003
Scope and Contents

The collection is organized into two series: Series 1: Katherine Mansfield correspondence and Series 2: Jeffrey Meyers papers (writings and research material relating to his book, Katherine Mansfield: A Biography (1978).

Dates: 1907 - 1978

Letter from G.N. Morris to John Bennett Shaw, 1949-01-13

Identifier: 1981.010.5
Scope and Contents

"...Apart from K.M. [Katherine Mansfield] the only people I have collected systematically are James Joyce and James Branch Cabell...."

Dates: 1949-01-13