Guide to the Steinbeck: a life in letters : production materials, 1975

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The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Steinbeck: a life in letters : production materials, 1975

Collection number: M0354

Department of Special Collections

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:
1982 June 18
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Steinbeck: a life in letters : production materials,
Date (inclusive): 1975
Collection number: Special Collections M0354
Creator: Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
Extent: 1.25 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections.
Abstract: The corrected typescript, galley proofs, some corrected galleys of the book of selected Steinbeck letters edited by Elaine Steinbeck and Robert Walsten.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item] Steinbeck: a life in letters : production materials, M0354, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Elaine Steinbeck and Robert Wallsten, 1977.

Scope and Content

John Steinbeck unknowingly wrote the story of his life in his personal correspondence to his friends and acquaintances. His wife, Elaine Steinbeck and his friend, Robert Wallsten, combined and edited his letters in chronological order to form the bulk of the book, Steinbeck--A Life in Letters, The Viking Press, New York, 1975.
This collection consists of the corrected typescript, galley proofs, and a few corrected proofs of the book.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
American literature--20th century.
Steinbeck, Elaine Anderson, editor.
Wallsten, Robert, editor.


Container List

 

Corrected typescript

Box 1, Folder 1

Introductory pages and Table of Contents

Box 1, Folder 2

Preface and Chapter 1

Box 1, Folder 3

Chapter 1 (con't)

Box 1, Folder 4-5

Chapter 2

Box 1, Folder 6-8

Chapter 3

Box 1, Folder 9-11

Chapter 4

Box 1, Folder 12-14

Chapter 5

Box 1, Folder 15-17

Chapter 6

Box 1, Folder 18

Chapter 7

Box 2, Folder 1

Chapter 7 (con't)

Box 2, Folder 2-3

Chapter 8

Box 2, Folder 4-5

Chapter 9

Box 2, Folder 6-7

Chapter 10

Box 2, Folder 8-9

Chapter 11

Box 2, Folder 10-11

Chapter 12

Box 2, Folder 12-13

Chapter 13

Box 2, Folder 14-15

Chapter 14

Box 2, Folder 16-17

Chapter 15

Box 2, Folder 18

Appendix

 

Galley Proofs (copyright Aug 7, 1975)

Box 3, Folder 1

Preface and Chapter 1

Box 3, Folder 2

Chapters 2 and 3

Box 3, Folder 3

Chapters 4 and 5

Box 3, Folder 4

Chapters 6 and 7

Box 3, Folder 5

Chapters 8 and 9

Box 3, Folder 6

Chapters 10 and 11

Box 3, Folder 7

Chapters 12, 13 and 14

Box 3, Folder 8

Chapter 15, Appendix and Index

Box 3, Folder 9

Corrected proofs