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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Upton Sinclair
RLIN number: NXCP88-A125
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Background, youth and education; early experiments in writing; comments on friends; THE JUNGLE and other muckraking books; life in experimental communities and colonies, Helicon Hall; Lanny Budd books; Socialist Party; strikes and arrests; EPIC and campaign for California governorship, 1934; DEAD HAND series; OIL; movie industry; William Fox; THE BRASS CHECK; self help cooperative; child labor. Impressions of many American writers.
Extent: Transcript: 363 leaves
Restrictions: Access:Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase.(Columbia University oral history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1962 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1878
Speaker occupation: Author
Age at speaking: 84
Document date: 1962
Interviewer: Gottesman, Ronald
Organizations discussed: Socialist Workers Party, US
Locations discussed: California; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Authors; California; Fiction; Motion picture industry; North America; Oral history; Socialist Workers Party, US; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: California--Politics and government--1850-1950; Collective settlements--United States; Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968; Utopias
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019075-14518