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    • Judith Deim Portrait of Steinbeck writing

    • Teenagers; Authors; Dogs; Animals; Pets
    • A photograph of the portrait of John Steinbeck writing, holding pen between the index and middle finger of right hand. This is the only known painting of Steinbeck writing. Upon his return from Mexico, he thought having to sit for a portrait would...
    • Writing desk at Discove Cottage

    • Desks; Writing materials; Furniture
    • Steinbeck's writing desk at Discove Cottage, Somerset, England. John and Elaine Steinbeck lived in the Cottage while he worked on his "reduction of Thomas Malory's Morte d'Arthur to simple readable prose without adding or taking away anything"...
    • Interior of Steinbeck's Writing Room

    • Furniture; Offices; Rooms; Tables
    • A picture from inside Geoyous Garde, Steinbeck's hexangonal writing room, which looked out over cove near Bluff Point in Sag Harbor, New York. The table was an adjustable drafting table. Negative and digital copy only. No hard copy.
    • Writing a letter.

    • Correspondence; Gay rights; Gays; Men; Writing
    • Photograph shows a man wearing roller skates, sitting and writing a letter. A sign on the table states "Write a letter if you care about your rights!!".
    • 1931 La Torre

    • Students; Universities & colleges
    • The annual yearbook included photographs and stories covering the school year's events, class members, student organizations, student clubs, student societies, faculty members, and sports. Earlier issues also included poetry and humorous stories...
    • 1934 La Torre

    • Students; Universities & colleges
    • The annual yearbook included photographs and stories covering the school year's events, class members, student organizations, student clubs, student societies, faculty members, and sports. Earlier issues also included poetry and humorous stories...
    • Historical eras book display.

    • Books; Scrolls (Visual works); Writing systems
    • Display of different medium used as writing surfaces. The showcase displays from top ( left to right) Babylonian, Egyptian, Roman; bottom (left to right) Early American, Medieval, and Modern writing surfaces.
    • Gun License Application

    • License; Registrations; Firearms; Certificates
    • New York gun license application for John Steinbeck, who was living in the Hamptons at this time. Steinbeck was working for the Foreign Information Service, writing propaganda for the US government. This application was put in within days of...
    • John in Saint Cleron's Manor, Ireland

    • Authors; Dwellings; Interiors
    • John Steinbeck and an unnamed man sit at John Huston's Saint Cleran's Manor. Steinbeck considered writing a short novel about Irish rebel Anthony Daly based on history of this estate. Original in safe (color; copy in photo files black and white)
    • John Steinbeck in Hungary

    • Authors; Portraits
    • John Steinbeck in a pin-striped suit in Budapest, 1963. Elaine's writing on the back of the photo: "He & I & Edward Albee were on a Cultural Exchance Trip for Pres. Kennedy. Original in safe
    • Photograph Portrait

    • Art; Portraits; Paintings;
    • Photograph of a John Steinbeck portrait, done in the artists's studio on Huckleberry Hill soon after Steinbeck's return from Mexico.He thought having to sit for a portrait would force him to focus on writing the Sea of Cortez. Judith Deim worked on...

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