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Rafael Steinberg Papers, 1903-2014, bulk 1944-1980

Series III: Fiction, 1958-2010, undated, bulk 1958-1971

A collection of Steinberg's works in prose and poetry, most of which were never published. Among others, the subseries includes fragments from Steinberg's years in Korea; drafts for a play about the Korean War, The Ring of Truth; versions of "Day of Good Fortune," a short story published by Playboy in 1967; stories on the Okamoto family; and poems written by Steinberg between 1969-1996.

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Box 10 Folder 1 Fiction fragments, teenage years


Box 10 Folder 2 Fiction fragments, college years + Korea


Box 10 Folder 3 Just Another Teacher , undated


Box 10 Folder 4 Vacation in April , 1948


Box 10 Folder 5 The Girl at Chiam-Ni , undated


Box 10 Folder 6 Versions of baby story, 1955 undated


Box 10 Folder 7 Burns the Chronic , undated


Box 10 Folder 8 The Ring of Truth, play about the Korean War (not produced),, undated


Box 10 Folder 9 The Ring of Truth , undated


Box 10 Folder 10 The Ring of Truth, draft, 1958


Box 10 Folder 11 The Ring of Truth, draft, 1962


Box 10 Folder 12 The Ring of Truth, notes, undated


Box 10 Folder 13-14 The Ring of Truth, manuscript, undated, (2 folders)


Box 10 Folder 15 Day of Good Fortune (early drafts of a story published by Playboy in 1967), 1967 undated


Box 10 Folder 16 The Skin of the Tiger , 1967-1971

(includes contract with Random House, invoice, correspondence with Albert Erskine)


Box 10 Folder 17-18 The Easy Way Out / Dune Grass / The Why of It / A Cup of Sand, 1975-1983 undated, 1975-1983, undated, (2 folders)


Box 10 Folder 19 Beauty and the Bum , undated


Box 10 Folder 20 Stories on wife's family (Okamoto), 1966 undated


Box 10 Folder 21 Firebreak , undated


Box 10 Folder 22 Fables, undated


Box 10 Folder 23 Poems, 1969-1996 undated, 1969-1996, undated


Box 10 Folder 24 Boardwalk , 2010