Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

George R. Stewart: A Little of Myself

Stewart, George R.
Riess, Suzanne
George R. Stewart: A Little of Myself
Discussion in detail of writing Bret Harte, Ordeal by Hunger, East of the Giants, Doctor's Orals, Storm, Fire, Names on the Land, and other works; study at Princeton, Berkeley, and Columbia; reviewers, fans, and agents; "mapping out a book"; plays and unfinished work; H. L. Davis, Carl Sandburg, Robert Frost; marriage to Theodosia Burton; UC Berkeley: the Faculty Club, loyalty oath ( Year of the Oath), English department. With a supplementary transcribed conversation with CHARLES L. CAMP (1893-1975), Professor of Paleontology, Emeritus, on Western history, The Bancroft Library, the Drake Plate. Appended essays "On Awarding Honors" and "On Dishonesty, Seeming and Real," by Stewart.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
Stewart, George R. "George R. Stewart: A Little of Myself." Interview by Suzanne Riess in 1971. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1972.