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Guide to the William Saroyan Correspondence with Goldie Weisberg, 1930-1938
M1155  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Access Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Saroyan, William, 1908- . Correspondence with Goldie Weisberg,
    Date (inclusive): 1930-1938
    Collection number: M1155
    Creator: Saroyan, William, 1908-
    Extent: .25 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: The collection consists of 55 letters from Saroyan totaling 153 pages and 36 letters and cards from Weisberg. The letters are intensely literary and show a side of Saroyan that becomes virtually invisible to documentation after his popular success in 1934. (Notes taken from dealer Peter B. Howard's description)
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased, 2000.

    Preferred Citation

    William Saroyan Correspondence with Goldie Weisberg. M1155. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biography

    Goldie Weisberg was a fellow writer whose work Saroyan had discovered in a literary magzine. Saroyan initiated the correspondence, which focuses on their respective reading, writing, and work lives.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The collection consists of 55 letters from Saroyan totaling 153 pages and 36 letters and cards from Weisberg. The letters are intensely literary and show a side of Saroyan that becomes virtually invisible to documentation after his popular success in 1934. (Notes taken from dealer Peter B. Howard's description)

    Access Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Weisberg, Goldie.
    American literature--20th century.