Finding Aid for the Jane Eklund Ball Papers, 1949

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Finding Aid for the Jane Eklund Ball Papers, 1949

Collection number: 698

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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Online finding aid edited by:
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© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jane Eklund Ball Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1949
Collection number: 698
Creator: Ball, Jane Eklund, 1921-
Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Jane Eklund Ball (1921- ) was born in Los Angeles, California. She is the author of The Only Gift (1949), Philippa (1953), Designs for Reading: Short Stories (1969), and The Range of Literature: Fiction (1969). The collection consists of manuscript and typescript drafts, galley proofs, and a first edition presentation copy of The Only Gift, a typescript of Day Help, a short story version of The Only Gift, and one small envelope containing five pieces of ephemera.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

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  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jane Mary Eklund.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jane Eklund Ball Papers (Collection 698). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Jane Eklund Ball was born Jane Mary Eklund October 4, 1921 in Los Angeles, California; BA, UCLA, 1943; MA, Stanford, 1950; married Everett Loran Ball, 1951; in 1964, she became an English teacher, William Howard Taft High School, Woodland Hills; writings include The Only Gift (1949), Philippa (1953), Designs for Reading: Short Stories (1969), and The Range of Literature: Fiction (1969).

Scope and Content

Collection consists of manuscript and typescript drafts, galley proofs, and a first edition presentation copy of a book titled, The Only Gift, published under Jane Eklund Ball's maiden name, Jane Mary Eklund. Also includes a typescript of Day Help, a short story version of The Only Gift, and one small envelope containing five pieces of ephemera.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Day Help--the short story version of The Only Gift (Box 1).
  2. The Only Gift (Boxes 1-3).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Ball, Jane Eklund, 1921- --Archives.
Women novelists, American 20th century--Archival resources.


Container List

Box 1

The Only Gift.

Physical Description: Typescript (carbon) with occasional notations in pencil. 345 leaves. Boxed in green cloth slip case.

Note

Published in Boston by Hougton, Mifflin Company, 1949.
Boxes 2,3

The Only Gift.

Physical Description: Typescript and holograph with copious corrections and inserts, etc. In 4 envelopes.

Scope and Content Note

Early drafts, in mixed order.
Box 2

The Only Gift.

Physical Description: Galley proof. 61 sheets.
Box 1

The Only Gift notes.

Physical Description: Unidentified and miscellaneous pages of holograph and typescript. 100 leaves.

Scope and Content Note

With this: one small envelope containing 5 pieces of ephemera.
Box 1

“Day Help”. Short story version of The Only Gift. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: Typescript with one leaf of holograph, and frequent corrections in ink and pencil. 44 leaves in mixed order, combining two incomplete manuscripts.
Box 1

The Only Gift, first edition.

Scope and Content Note

Author's inscribed presentation copy.