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Steinbeck Archives

Below are the Finding Aids which contextualize the collections of the Steinbeck Archives and National Steinbeck Center collection. The archive is currently headed by Archivist Lisa Josephs. She can be reached at

To schedule a research appointment, please schedule a time with our Archivist by emailing or calling 831.775.4734. Please be prepared to describe your field of research and scope of the project.