John Dos Passos Letters

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Department of Special Collections
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

John Dos Passos Letters, 1966, 1967

Collection number: SC 85

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    02 September 2003
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2003 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Dos Passos Letters,
Date (inclusive): 1966, 1967
Collection Number: SC 85
Creator: Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970.
Extent: .02 linear feet (1 folder)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Vault
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

John Dos Passos Letters. SC 85. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Scope and Content of Collection

One letter (ALS) from author John Dos Passos to Michael Heskett (Santa Barbara, CA) re 1920s literature, disagreeing strongly with the characterization of it being the 'lost generation.' Westmoreland, VA, Apr. 22, 1966. Also, photocopy of one letter (ALS), to Mr. [?] Africa re Dos Passos' criticism of the New Left as well intentioned but idealistic and misinformed about the "forces at large in the world." Westmoreland, VA, Oct. 22, 1967.

Collection Contents

Box

One letter (ALS) from Dos Passos to Michael Heskett, 1966

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Photocopy of one letter (ALS), to Mr. [?] Africa, 1967