John Steinbeck Resources
For those wishing to further examine Steinbeck's life and works or some of the corollary topics brought up in Steinbeck: Citizen Spy will find these on-line resources useful.
- Ball State Steinbeck Collections. The collection contains first editions, foreign language editions, issues and manuscripts of the Steinbeck Quarterly and the Steinbeck Monograph Series, Steinbeck Society records, literary criticism, biographies, bibliographies, galley proofs, pamphlets, periodicals, correspondence, and photographs. The Steinbeck Collection consists of over 1,000 volumes and 25 cubic feet of manuscript material. A catalog of materials can be found at this link.
- Beach Jumpers Association. The official site of U.S. Navy Beach Jumpers Association. Beach Jumpers were United States Navy Special Warfare tactical cover and deception units.
- The Martha Heasley Cox Steinbeck Center at San Jose State University. Is a research archive solely to John Steinbeck's life and work, the Center promotes Steinbeck's goals of empathy and understanding by supporting education, inquiry, and the literary arts.
- The National Steinbeck Center. Is a museum and memorial dedicated to the author located in Steinbeck's hometown of Salinas, California.
- Office of Strategic Services (OSS) Society. The OSS Society offers research assistance in response to requests from historians, educators, students, US military and intelligence organizations, and descendants of OSS veterans. The OSS Society also publishes the OSS Society Journal that is made available to members of the U.S. intelligence community and U.S. Special Operations Forces.
- Thomas Steinbeck's Web Site. Thomas Myles Steinbeck is a writer and the eldest son of Nobel Laureate John Steinbeck. Steinbeck, who has written numerous screenplays, published his first book of short stories, Down to a Soundless Sea, in 2002. His first novel, In the Shadow of the Cypress, was published in 2010. In the fall of 2012, Thomas published, The Silver Lotus to excellent reviews.
- Stanford University Steinbeck Collection. Stanford has significant holdings of Steinbeck materials, including manuscripts, notes, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera. These are contained in a number of different collections, each described at this link.
- Steinbeck's FBI File.
- Steinbeck Now. This anthology website is maintained by Steinbeck scholar William Ray Ph.D. and publishes various articles relating to Steinbeck's work andlife.
- Steinbeck Quarterly Journal Digital Archives. Ball State maintains this digital collection consisting of volumes of the Steinbeck Quarterly originally published by the John Steinbeck Society of America from 1968-1993.
- University of Texas Austin Steinbeck Collection. UT's Harry Ransom Center has a modest collection of original Steinbeck materials cataloged at this link.
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