Guide to the Jackson J. Benson's The true adventures of John Steinbeck, writer : research materials, 1935-1980

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Guide to the Jackson J. Benson's The true adventures of John Steinbeck, writer : research materials, 1935-1980

Collection number: M0522

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1985
Encoded by:
Steven Mandeville-Gamble
© 2002 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Benson, Jackson J. The true adventures of John Steinbeck, writer : research materials,
Date (inclusive): 1935-1980
Collection number: M0522
Creator: Benson, Jackson J.
Extent: 9 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Abstract: Research materials for Benson's biography of Steinbeck consisting of interviews, correspondence, articles, book reviews and other papers.
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

Gift of Jackson Benson, 1984-1986.

Preferred Citation

Jackson J. Benson's The true adventures of John Steinbeck, writer : research materials. M0522. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

Research materials for Benson's biography of Steinbeck consisting of interviews, correspondence, articles, book reviews and other papers.

Access Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Benson, Jackson J.
Collins, Tom.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.


Collection Contents

 

Series 1. Research files

Box 1

Articles by Steinbeck Accession no. 1984-096

Scope and Content Note

Also includes parts of books, forewords, reprintings
Box 2

Reviews of Steinbeck's books Accession no. 1984-096

Box 3

Magazine material about Steinbeck (Time, Newsweek, etc.) Accession no. 1984-096

Box 4

Reference work articles about Steinbeck (Who's Who, Encyclopedias, Twentieth Century Authors, etc.) Accession no. 1984-096

Box 4

Criticism of Steinbeck's works : journal articles and parts of books Accession no. 1984-096

Box 5

Criticism of Steinbeck's works : journal articles and parts of books Accession no. 1984-096

Box 6

Criticism of Steinbeck's works : journal articles and parts of books Accession no. 1984-096

Box 6

Steinbeck articles. In Figaro1954 Summer Accession no. 1984-096

Box 6

Letters to Alicia. Steinbeck articles. In Newsday1965 Accession no. 1984-096

Box 7

Letters to Alicia. Steinbeck articles. In Newsday1965 Accession no. 1984-096

Box 7

Childhood interviews, college interviews Accession no. 1984-096

Box 8

Tahoe interviews, first marriage interviews Accession no. 1984-096

Box 9

Second marriage interviews Accession no. 1984-096

Box 9

Third marriage interviews Accession no. 1984-096

Box 10

Third marriage interviews Accession no. 1984-096

Box 10

Childhood materials Accession no. 1984-096

Box 11

College materials, Tahoe materials Accession no. 1984-096

Box 11

First marriage materials Accession no. 1984-096

Box 12

First marriage materials Accession no. 1984-096

Box 12

Second marriage materials, third marriage materials Accession no. 1984-096

Box 1, Folder 2

Elaine Steinbeck correspondence1971-1990 Accession no. 1998-006

Box 1, Folder 3

Joel Hedgpeth correspondence1971-1984 Accession no. 1998-006

Box 1, Folder 4

Mrs. E.G. Beth Ainsworth correspondence1974-1981, nd Accession no. 1998-006

Box 1, Folder 5

Carlton "Dook" Sheffield correspondence1970-1986 Accession no. 1998-006

Box 1, Folder 6

Gwen Steinbeck correspondence1970-1971 Accession no. 1998-006

Box 1, Folder 7

Carol (Steinbeck) Brown1970-1974 Accession no. 1998-006

Box 1, Folder 8

Thom Steinbeck harrassment1980-1984 Accession no. 1998-006

 

Series 2. Audiovisual materials

 

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Martin Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Mrs. Ben Valcani (Tony Jackson) Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

Dr. Denton Cox Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Sol Liebner and Dr. Denton Cox Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Tom Ginzburg Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Willard Bascomb Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

Terrence McNally Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Shirley Fisher Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

Robert Wallsten Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 3 audiocassettes
 

Mrs. Margaret Gemmell Judah Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Burgess Meredith Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 3 audiocassettes
 

Dorothy Donahue Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Ellwood Graham Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Annie Laurie Williams Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Carlton Sheffield Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 3 audiocassettes
 

Elaine Steinbeck, Jean Boone (Elaine's sister), Thom Steinbeck Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Dean Storey Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Webster Street Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

Rolf Bolin Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Mavis McIntosh Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Lewis Milestone Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Richard Albee Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 3 audiocassettes
 

Mrs. David Kinkaid and Lloyd Shebley Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Gwyn (Gwen) Steinbeck Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 4 audiocassettes
 

Glen Graves Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Lynn Loesser and Xenia Cage Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Lynn Loesser Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

Lynn Loesser and Cornell Capa Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Nathaniel Benchley Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

Mrs. Jerome Brody Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

Charles L. McNichols Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Elia Kazan Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

Allen Ludden Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Roger Condon, Delbert West, William Welt Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Robert Cathcart Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Delbert West Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 reels
 

Barnaby Conrad Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Robert Sears Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Jerry Gilmer Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Peter Bridges Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Sam Gipson Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

Norman Cousins Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Phil Strong Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Polly Teas Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

John Kenneth Galbraith Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Abe Burrows, Budd Schulberg Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

(Nobel Prize Ceremony -- Swedish Television audiotape) Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Budd Schulberg Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Frank Lloyd Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

John Hersey, Benchley papers Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Frank Kilkenny Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Joseph Bryan III Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Edward Albee Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

William L. Shirer Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Mr. and Mrs. Harold E. Ebright, Jr. Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Mrs. Virginia Welhelmson Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

James Harkins Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

Notes from Elaine, Xenia Cage Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Gordon Manning, Jack Watson Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Francis Whittaker Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

Dr. Horace Jones, Helen Hosmer Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Helen Hosmer Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Jack Calvin Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Jack Calvin Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Burl Ives Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Mrs. Nunnally Johnson Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Sandy Oliver Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Catherine Hill Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Virginia Scardgill Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

Mrs. Stanley Heuit (Gwyn's mother) Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

John O'Reilly Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Tex Travis Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

Jules Buck Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 2 audiocassettes
 

Arthur Miller Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Ella Winter Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

John Fearnley Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

(Sag Harbor -- impressions of house and environment) Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette
 

Elaine Steinbeck (Series #1, 3 tapes; Series #2, 16 tapes; Series #3, 2 tapes) Accession no. 1984-096

Physical Description: 20 audiocassettes
Box 1, Folder 1

The Young John Steinbeck : cassette tape set 1975 Accession no. 1998-006

Physical Description: 2 audiotapes