John H. Timmerman papers
SPEC.047

Summary Information

Repository

Ball State University Libraries Archives and Special Collections

Creator - Author

Timmerman, John H.

Title

John H. Timmerman papers

ID

SPEC.047

Date

1983-2009

Extent

1.0 Cubic feet1 box

Language

English

Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Preferred Citation

John H. Timmerman Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries

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Biographical Note

John H. Timmerman is a professor of English at Calvin College. Professor Timmerman received his undergraduate education at Calvin College, graduating in 1968. He went on to receive both his master’s degree (1971) and his PhD (1973) at Ohio University. Timmerman has written over 15 books on Robert Frost, Jane Kenyon, T.S. Eliot, John Steinbeck and Frederick Manfred, as well as several Christian novels and devotionals.

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Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, documents, photographs, and publications from John H. Timmerman ranging from 1936 to 2002 regarding author John Steinbeck.

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Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Correspondence, 1985-1995

Series 2: Publications, 1969-1992

Series 3: Subject Files, 1936-2002

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

Literary rights, including copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections. The publisher must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from John Timmerman on 2009/03/26.

Accruals

Further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2009/09/15 by Jennifer Morrill. Finding aid created 2009/09/15 by Jennifer Morrill. EAD finding aid completed 2009/11/10 by Maren L. Read.

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Related Materials

Related Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie IN:

SPEC 21: John Ditsky Papers

SPEC 22: Roy Simmonds Papers

SPEC 3: Stephen George Papers

SPEC 12: Hiyashi Steinbeck Collection

SPEC 26: Steinbeck Society

SPEC 27: Steinbeck Quarterly

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
  • Correspondence
  • Documents
  • Photographs
  • Series (Publications)

Personal Name(s)

  • Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968

Subject(s)

  • Steinbeck Collection

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Collection Inventory

Correspondence, 1985-1995

Box Folder

Benson, Jackson J., 1985-1989

1 1

Beyer, Preston, 1987-1990

1 2

Ditsky, John, 1988-1989

1 3

Hayashi, Tetsumaro, 1985-1993

1 4

Permission to Quote, 1989

1 5

Radko, Thomas R., 1985-1987

1 6

Railsback, Brian, 1995

1 7

Rinn, Fauneil J., 1989

1 8

Shillinglaw, Susan, 1987

1 9

Simmonds, Roy, 1994-1995

1 10

Steinbeck, Elaine, 1992

1 11

Viking Penguin Editors, 1994-1995

1 12

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Publications, 1969-1992

Box Folder

1 13

A Child Discovers John Steinbeck, 1992

1 14

" Of Mice and Men: John Steinbeck’s Parable of the Curse of Cain", undated

1 15

San Jose Studies, Winter 1990

1 16

Steinbeck’s Posthumous Work: Essays in Criticism, 1989

1 17

The Steinbeck Quarterly, 1988-1989

1 18

Studies in American Fiction, Autumn 1989

1 19

Travel and Camera Magazine, August 1969

1 20

TWA Ambassador Magazine, April 1989

1 21

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Subject Files, 1936-2002

Box Folder

Bristol, Horace, 1989

1 22

Cannery Row, 1983-2002

1 23

Collin’s Arvin Migratory Labor Camp Reports, 1936

1 24

The Dramatic Landscape of Steinbeck’s Short Stories, 1987-1990

1 25

Grapes of Wrath 50th Anniversary, 1988

1 26

The Grapes of Wrath, 1939-1989: An Interdisciplinary Forum, 1989

1 27

Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, 1987

1 28

Houghton Library, 1988

1 29

John J. and Angeline R. Pruis Award, 1989

1 30

John Steinbeck: Dissertation Abstracts and Research Opportunities, 1993

1 31

John Steinbeck’s Fiction: The Aesthetics of the Road Taken, 1989-1993

1 32

John Steinbeck, Language and Profanity, 1986

1 23

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