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Finding Aid for the Idwal Jones Papers, 1936-1950
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Box 1

Vermilion. New York: Prentice-Hall, Incorporated, 1947.

Physical Description: 4 items boxed in a red cloth slip case.
Box 1

1) Typescript.

Physical Description: With holograph corrections in pencil, ink and crayon. 527 leaves.
Box 1

2) Plan of story. Title in pencil at top of first sheet; also in pencil at upper right J. Zeitlin - (Early Draft).

Physical Description: Typescript. 3 leaves. Some corrections in pencil.
Box 1

3) Galley proofs.

Physical Description: 161 sheets. Printer's notations in pencil, red ink, blue crayon.
Box 1

4) 7 preliminary pages.

Physical Description: Annotated, mostly holograph, some typescript.
Box 2

Vines in the sun. New York: William Morrow, 1949.

Physical Description: 3 items boxed in a red cloth slip case.
Box 2

1) Typescript.

Physical Description: With extensive holograph corrections in colored crayons and pencil. Includes 22 leaves page proofs and layout sketches of title page, contents, etc. With extensive printer's corrections and notations.
Box 2

2) Page proofs.

Physical Description: 77 sheets with corrections and notations in variously colored inks and pencil.
Box 2

3) Galleys.

Physical Description: 72 sheets with copious printer's corrections and notations. Includes several inserts of layout sketches in pencil and ink.
Box 2

Houses unto aliens. Typescript with occasional corrections. n.p., January 1936. Signed in ink over date. In pencil, at right below title: First Draft/unpublished.

Physical Description: 178 leaves stapled between lavender covers.
Box 4

Ark of Empire. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1950.

Physical Description: Typescript with occasional holograph corrections. 271 leaves.
Box 3

Ark of empire.

Physical Description: Galley proof. Extensive holograph corrections. 72 sheets.
Box 3

Ark of empire.

Physical Description: Page proofs, corrected. 94 sheets.
Box 3

High bonnet. New York: Prentice-Hall, Incorporated, 1945.

Physical Description: Typescript with corrections and notations in pencil and ink. 184 leaves.
Box 3

High bonnet.

Physical Description: Galley proof. Printer's notations and corrections in pencil and red ink. 60 sheets. [The typescript and galley proof are] boxed together in a green cloth slipcase.
Box 4

Jake Zeitlin. Pencil notation at top right: Scrap book.

Physical Description: Typescript (carbon). 3 leaves.
Box 4

Jake Zeitlin.

Physical Description: Typescript with corrections in pencil, ink and crayon. Typed note attached to first leaf. 2 leaves.
Box 4

Ephemera. Pamphlets, magazine clippings, etc. with articles and materials by Idwal Jones. 1937-1949.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 4

Ephemera. Newspaper clippings; reviews of books by Idwal Jones. 1936-1949.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Also, 1 photograph of presentation of manuscript Vermilion to UCLA Library.
Box 4

Correspondence, mainly between Lawrence Clark Powell and Idwal Jones, 1945-1950.

Physical Description: 31 pieces.
Box 4

Atherton, Gertrude, A toast to Idwal Jones. Reprinted from My San Francisco by Gertrude Atherton, etc.

Physical Description: (3 articles and a bibliography in one brochure) 10 copies.
Box 4

The splendid shilling. First edition, inscribed to Leon Gelber, 1926. Garden City: Doubleday, 1926.

Box 4

China boy. Los Angeles: Primavera Press, 1936.

Note

First edition, inscribed to Jake `Nonpareil' Zeitlin, Hollywood, 1935.