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John Jennings papers, ca. 1940-1954
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  • Title: John Jennings papers
    Collection number: 635
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3.5 linear ft. (7 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1940-1954
    Abstract: John Edward Jennings, Jr. (1906-1973) was an author, writing under his own name and the pseudonyms Bates Baldwin and Joel Williams. His publications include Our American tropics (1938), Next to valour (1939), Boston, cradle of liberty, 1630-1776 (1945), The Salem frigate (1946), The sea eagles: a story of the American Navy during the Revolution (1950), The pepper tree: a story of New England and the Spice Islands (1950) and Banners against the wind (1954). Boxes 1-7 include galleys and typescript drafts.
    Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Jennings, John, 1906-1973

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Processing Information

    Re-processed by Lindsay Chaney in 2015 in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT)  with assistance from Jillian Cuellar.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John Jennings Papers (Collection 635). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    John Edward Jennings, Jr. was born on December 30, 1906 in Brooklyn, New York; attended Colorado School of Mines (1924-25), New York University (1925-26), and Columbia University (1927-28); graduated from Washington Diplomatic and Consular Institute, 1935; became author, writing under his own name and the pseudonyms Bates Baldwin and Joel Williams. He died on December 4, 1973.

    Scope and Content

    This collection consists of galleys and typescript drafts for Jennings' publications, including Next to valour (1939), Boston, cradle of liberty, 1630-1776 (1945), The Salem frigate (1946), The sea eagles: a story of the American Navy during the Revolution (1950), The pepper tree: a story of New England and the Spice Islands (1950) and Banners against the wind (1954).

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233215 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Jennings, John, 1906-1973--Archives.
    Authors, American--20th century--Archives.
    Manuscripts for publication.