Grover Jones papers

Special Collections
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Grover Jones papers
Date (inclusive): 1910s-1940s
Collection number: 324
Creator: Jones, Grover
Extent: 28 linear feet of papers. 1 linear feet of photographs.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Grover Jones papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Susan Avery Jones Talmadge, 1992; Sunny Hale and Stormie Hale, 2005


Grover Jones was an American screenwriter active from 1920 to 1940. He received Oscar nominations for writing the original story for LADY AND GENT (1932) and for writing the screenplay for THE LIVES OF A BENGAL (1935).

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Grover Jones papers span the years 1910s-1940s and encompass approximately 29 linear feet. The material consists of production files, script and story material, correspondence, and photographs. The photograph series consists of one album, prints, and negatives of motion picture production and biography photographs.


Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

Indexing Terms

Jones, Grover , 1893-1940--Archives.