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Winston Churchill : an introduction and annotated bibliography of works by and about the American author, 1981: Finding Aid

Published in April 2019

Summary Information

  • Publisher: United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
  • Publisher Address:
    589 McNair Road
    Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
    Phone: 410-293-6917
    https://www.usna.edu/Library/sca/index.php
  • Call number: MS 494
  • Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
  • Title: Winston Churchill : an introduction and annotated bibliography of works by and about the American author
  • Dates: 1981
  • Size: 0.17 linear feet (8 folders)
  • Creator: Steinbaugh, Eric Nelson
  • Language(s) of material: English
  • Abstract: Eric Nelson Steinbaugh was an officer in the United States Marine Corps and an English Professor at the United States Naval Academy. Eric Nelson Steinbaugh's Winston Churchill: an Introduction and Annotated Bibliography of Works By and About the American Author, comprising a single typescript, was written in 1981. Submitted in fulfillment of Steinbaugh's Doctor of Philosophy from University of Maryland, the dissertation focuses on American novelist and 1894 graduate of the United States Naval Academy Winston Churchill, including a brief biography of Churchill, a list of Churchill's works, and an annotated bibliography of works about him.

Biography of Eric Nelson Steinbaugh

Eric Nelson Steinbaugh was born on July 27, 1943 in Batavia, New York. A two time graduate of University of West Florida (B.A. 1974, M.S. 1975), Steinbaugh served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. Steinbaugh received his Ph.D. from University of Maryland in 1981 and served on the faculty of the English Department at the United States Naval Academy from the 1979/1980 academic year through the 1981/1982 academic year. In addition to publishing his dissertation in 1985 as Winston Churchill, A Reference Guide, Steinbaugh co-edited Moods of the Sea: Masterworks of Sea Poetry and Short Stories of the Sea with George C. Solley in 1981 and 1984, respectively.

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Description of Contents

Eric Nelson Steinbaugh's Winston Churchill: an Introduction and Annotated Bibliography of Works By and About the American Author, comprising a single typescript, was written in 1981. Submitted in fulfillment of Steinbaugh's Doctor of Philosophy from University of Maryland, the dissertation focuses on American novelist and 1894 graduate of the United States Naval Academy Winston Churchill, including a brief biography of Churchill, a list of Churchill's works, and an annotated bibliography of works about him.

Winston Churchill: an Introduction and Annotated Bibliography of Works By and About the American Author is arranged into three chapters, preceded by folders including the dissertation’s approval sheet, abstract, title page, and preface, as well as the curriculum vitae of its author. Chapter I: Introduction includes a chronological biography of Churchill's life, a description of his novels, and examples of contemporary literary criticism. Chapter II: Works by Winston Churchill consists of a list of Churchill's novels, non-fiction, plays, short stories, poems, and newspaper and journal articles. Chapter III: Works about Winston Churchill, arranged chronologically by year and thereunder alphabetically by author, consists of annotated citations for books, book chapters, dissertations, and articles about Churchill spanning from 1898 until 1980.

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Arrangement

Winston Churchill: an Introduction and Annotated Bibliography of Works By and About the American Author is organized into three chapters.

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Access and Use

Access

Access is unrestricted.

Copyright and Permission

Winston Churchill: an Introduction and Annotated Bibliography of Works By and About the American Author is the physical property of Nimitz Library. Copyright belongs to the authors or creators of the works, or their legal representatives. For further information, consult the Head, Special Collections & Archives.

It is the responsibility of the researcher to secure written permission to publish, reprint, or reproduce material from Special Collections & Archives. The researcher assumes responsibility for infringement of copyright or literary or publication rights. Please contact the Head, Special Collections & Archives for permission to publish and for further information.

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Acquisition and Appraisal

Provenance and Acquisition

Gift of Major Eric N. Steinbaugh in July 1981. Accession No. 81-24.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Material

References to Steinbaugh's time as a member of the faculty at the United States Naval Academy may be available in the records of the English Department.

Materials Cataloged Separately

The following ten books by Winston Churchill have been removed from this collection and cataloged separately at the time of accessioning: The Celebrity: An Episode, 1911; Coniston, 1906; The Crisis, 1901; The Crossing, 1904; The Dwelling-place of Light, 1917; A Far Country, 1915; Inside the Cup, 1913; A Modern Chronicle, 1910; Mr. Crewe's Career, 1908; and Richard Carvel, 1900.

Publications Citing These Papers

Steinbaugh's dissertation was published by G. K. Hall in 1985 as Winston Churchill, A Reference Guide.

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Processing and Other Information

Preferred Citation

Winston Churchill: an Introduction and Annotated Bibliography of Works By and About the American Author, MS 494

Special Collections & Archives Department

Nimitz Library

United States Naval Academy

Selected Bibliography

The following sources were consulted during preparation of the biographical note:

United States Naval Academy. Catalog. Annapolis, Md.: The Academy, 1980-1982.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by David D'Onofrio in April 2019. Finding aid written by David D'Onofrio in April 2019.

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Subject Headings

These materials have been indexed in the Naval Academy Library online catalog using the following terms. Those seeking related materials should search under these terms.

Name and Subject Terms

  • Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947
  • Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947 -- Bibliography

Genre Terms

  • Manuscripts
  • Theses
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Contents List

Box 1 Folder 1

Abstract and Approval Sheet, 1981

Box 1 Folder 2

Title Page and Preface, 1981

Box 1 Folder 3

Chapter I: Introduction, 1981

Box 1 Folder 4

Chapter II: Works by Winston Churchill, 1981

Box 1 Folder 5-8

Chapter III: Works about Winston Churchill, 1981

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