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Finding Aid for the John Jennings Papers, ca. 1940-1954
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: John Jennings Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1940-1954
    Creator: Jennings, John, 1906-
    Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: John Edward Jennings, Jr. (1906-1973) was a 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.
    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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: except for boxes 1-7. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Library Special Collections.
    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

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

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233215 

    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; 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); he died on December 4, 1973.

    Scope and Content

    Boxes 1-7 include galleys and typescript drafts.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Jennings, John, 1906- --Archives.
    Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.