John Steinbeck Primary Sources
Historical documents. What clues can you gather about John Steinbeck, the time, place, players, and culture?
Excerpts from a 7-part article Steinbeck wrote for the San Francisco News in 1936.
Steinbeck's speech after receiving the 1962 prize for literature.
Remarks of Nobel Prize presenter Anders Osterling.
FBI documents regarding surveillance of John Steinbeck
A note from Steinbeck's wife explaining Pigasus, his personal symbol.
A Steinbeck-inspired mural by Molly Maguire