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Robert O. Easton oral history, circa 1985
OH 9
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Title:

Robert O. Easton oral history, circa 1985

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

In recalling his youth on the Sisquoc Ranch, Robert O. Easton recaptures the real life experiences he used in writing his novels. He also describes Harvard University during the Depression, where he edited The Harvard Lampoon, and recalls his military service in World War II, and the relationship he had with his literary mentor and father-in-law Max Brand. Interviewer: David E. Russell, [1985?]. Interviewee(s): Robert O. Easton. Transcript: Several versions; finished version: Robert O. Easton with David E. Russell, Life and Work (Santa Barbara: Oral History Program, 1990), 305 pages. Bound copy, 1990 ed, cataloged and in Special Collections. Related materials: Sisquoc Ranch photos; 12 page transcript of Feb. 2, 1972 interview with Chris Brun (mentioned in June 1972 Soundings); 21 page transcript of Spring 1976 interview with Stuart Lazarus (Indiana University). Related collections: Robert O. Easton Papers (SBHC Mss 6); Robert E. Easton (father) Collection (SBHC Mss 55); Sisquoc Ranch Photograph Album (Wyles SC 588).

Date:

1985 (issued)

Note:

The collection is open for research.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Robert O. Easton oral history, OH 9. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Physical Description:

0.96 linear feet

Language:

English

Identifier:

OH 9

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Copyright Note:

The collection is open for research.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.