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Shasta Publisher's correspondence concerning Vilhjalmur Stefansson's unpublished book "Survival: Man Against Nature"

Stefansson Mss-290
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-290

Description

The collection contains a contract, correspondence and several telegrams related to Vilhjalmur Stefansson's book "Survival: Man Against Nature." The book went unpublished, but the manuscript was prepared for Melvin Korshak's Shasta Publishers. Correspondents include Melvin Korshak, Lawrence Hughes (Pocket Books), Olive Wilcox, and Margaret Follett, Stefansson's secretary. A condolence telegram on Stefansson's death from Korshak to Evelyn Stefansson is also included.

Dates

  • 1953-1958; 1962

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Shasta Publishers (1947-1957), Earle Melvin Korshak, founder. The collection contains The collection contains a contract, correspondence and several telegrams related to Vilhjalmur Stefansson's unpublished book "Survival: Man Against Nature."

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