Finding Aid for the Carlton F. Wells Collection of Material about The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck, 1942-1945

Processed by Lilace Hatayama; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2003
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Carlton F. Wells Collection of Material about The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck, 1942-1945

Collection number: 2095

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Lilace Hatayama, October 1980
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, May 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Carlton F. Wells Collection of Material about The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck,
Date (inclusive): 1942-1945
Collection number: 2095
Creator: Wells, Carlton F. (Carlton Frank), 1898-
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Carlton F. Wells was a English professor at the University of Michigan, and a author and editor. The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, and reviews concerning John Steinbeck's book, The Moon is Down. The correspondence is a result of Professor Carlton F. Wells writing to reviewers, commentators, and editors regarding the book. There is also promotional material for the motion picture version (ca. 1943).
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Carlton F. Wells Collection of Material about The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck (Collection 2095). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Wells was an English professor at the University of Michigan; was an author and editor.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, clippings, and reviews concerning John Steinbeck's book, The Moon is Down. The correspondence is a result of Professor Carlton F. Wells writing to reviewers, commentators, and editors regarding the book. Includes correspondence from various persons including Sigrid Undset, James Thurber, and Dorothy Canfield Fisher. Also includes promotional material for the motion picture version (ca. 1943).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968-- Moon is down.
Wells, Carlton F. (Carlton Frank), 1898- --Correspondence.
Correspondence.
Letters.


Container List

 

Letters Regarding The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck, ca. 1942

Box 1, Folder 1

Anning, Norman.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 2

Atkinson, Justin Brooks, 1894- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 3

Belgian Information Center.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 4

British Embassy, Washington, D.C.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 5

British Information Services.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 6

Callaghan, J. Calvin.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 7

Canadian Legation, Washington.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 8

Canby, Henry Seidek, 1878-1961.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 9

The Chicago Sun.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 10

Cousins, Norman, 1912- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 11

Davies, Joseph E.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 12

Elot, George Fielding.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 13

Emporia Gazette.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 14

Fadiman, Clifton, 1904- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 15

Fisher, Dorothea Frances Canfield, 1879-1958.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 1, Folder 16

Gannett, Lewis Stiles, 1891- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 17

Gunther, John.

Physical Description: 1 item. (Signed by secretary).
Box 1, Folder 18

Harcourt, Brace and Company (Incorporated).

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 19

Harper's Magazine.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 20

Hearst, William Randolph.

Physical Description: 1 item. (Signed by secretary).
Box 1, Folder 21

Kelsey, E.T.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 22

Life Magazine.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 23

The Nation.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 24

Nelson, Frank G.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 25

The New Republic.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 26

Office of Facts and Figures, Washington, D.C.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 27

Olav, Hans.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1, Folder 28

Phelps, William Lyon.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 29

The Pittsburgh Press.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 30

PM.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 31

Polish Embassy, Washington, D.C.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 32

Randall, George.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 33

Reader's Digest.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 1, Folder 34

Roosevelt, Eleanor.

Physical Description: 4 items, 3 clippings. (Letters signed by secretary).
Box 1, Folder 35

San Francisco Chronicle.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 36

Sinclair, Upton Beall, 1878-1968.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 37

Slossen, Preston.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 38

Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.

Physical Description: 2 items (1966), 5 leaves ephemera.
Box 1, Folder 39

Sussman, Miss.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 40

The Sun.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 41

Swing, Roosevelt Graham.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 42

Thompson, Dorothy.

Physical Description: 1 item. (Signed by secretary).
Box 1, Folder 43

Thurber, James, 1894-1961.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1, Folder 44

Tilmer, Dr.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 45

Time (Magazine).

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 46

Undset, Sigrid, 1882-1949.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 1, Folder 47

Promotional material for the motion picture version of The Moon is Down, ca. 1943.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 1, Folder 48

Review by James Thurber of The Moon is Down in The New RepublicMarch 6, 1942 and letters to the editor re the same.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 1, Folder 49

Clippings re The Moon is Down, ca. 1942.

Physical Description: 44 items.