John Jennings papers, ca. 1940-1954
Finding aid prepared by David S. Zeidberg; reprocessed by Lindsay Chaney in 2015; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library Special CollectionsFinding aid last updated 24 June 2016.
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1575
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). Collection includes 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.
Creator: Jennings, John, 1906-1973
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.
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.
Re-processed by Lindsay Chaney in 2015 in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT) with assistance from Jillian Cuellar.
[Identification of item], John Jennings Papers (Collection 635). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233215
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.
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).
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Jennings, John, 1906-1973--Archives.
Authors, American--20th century--Archives.
Manuscripts for publication.
Box 3, Folder 4
Box 3, Folder 5
Box 4, Folder 1
Box 4, Folder 2
Box 5, Folder 1