Manuscripts

Collection Title

Manuscripts

Collection Cataloged By
Various, including Mary Gamble, John Hooper, Herb Behrens, and Lisa Josephs

Finding Aid Prepared By
Lisa Josephs

Date Range
1935-1969

Scope and Contents

The collection of manuscripts in the Steinbeck Collection at the National Steinbeck Center is as follows:

  • “The Snake.” Typescript. Includes author’s handwritten note on page one, ca 1935
  • “War Journal.” Partial holograph manuscript, written in a spiral-bound composition book, ca 1943
  • “The Wizard of Maine.” Holograph manuscript, written in a hard-cover notebook, ca 1944
  • “The Pearl.” Holograph manuscript, ca 1947
  • “Roots.” Holograph manuscript, published as I go back to Ireland, ca 1953
  • “Merry Christmas to all Authorized Personnel.” Typescript with corrections, ca 1969
  • “Sweet Thursday.” Fragments of holograph manuscript and typescript, ca 1953. See Ernie and Twyla Martin Sweet Thursday Collection

Language(s)
English