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Finding Aid for the Adrienne Jones Papers, ca. 1950-1993
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Adrienne Jones Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1950-1993
    Collection number: 1442
    Creator: Jones, Adrienne
    Extent: 26 boxes (13 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Adrienne Jones (b.1915) worked as office and managerial worker, cattle rancher, and with youth groups. She is also a free-lance writer and novelist. The collection consists of Jones' manuscript drafts, galley proofs, books, related papers, correspondence with editors and publishing houses, and files relating to speaking engagements. Manuscripts include Whistle down a dark lane, The hawks of Chelney, The beckoner, The mural master, So, nothing is forever, Another place, another spring, Ride the far wind, A matter of spunk, Long time passing, and Street family.
    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

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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

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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Adrienne Jones, 1986-1994.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Adrienne Jones Papers (Collection 1442). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1972924 

    Biography

    Jones was born Adrienne Applewhite on July 28, 1915 in Atlanta, Georgia; attended UCLA, 1958-59 and UC Irvine, 1972; worked as office and managerial worker, cattle rancher, and with youth groups; a free-lance writer and novelist, she is the author of many books, including: Ride the far wind (1964), Another place, another spring (1971), So, nothing is forever (1974), The hawks of Chelney (1977), The beckoner (1980), Whistle down a dark lane (1982), A matter of spunk (1983), Street family (1987), and Long time passing (1990).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscript drafts, galley proofs, books, related papers, correspondence with editors and publishing houses, and files relating to speaking engagements of writer Adrienne Jones. Manuscripts include Whistle down a dark lane, The hawks of Chelney, The beckoner, The mural master, So, nothing is forever, Another place, another spring, Ride the far wind, A matter of spunk, Long time passing, and Street family.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Whistle down a dark lane (Boxes 1-4,14,17).
    2. The hawks of Chelney (Boxes 5-6,14).
    3. The beckoner (Boxes 7-8,14).
    4. The mural master (Boxes 9-10,14).
    5. So, nothing is forever (Boxes 11-12,14).
    6. Another place, another spring (Boxes 12,14).
    7. Ride the far wind (Boxes 12,14).
    8. A matter of spunk (Boxes 13-14,17).
    9. Long time passing (Boxes 15,20-22).
    10. Street family (Boxes 16,18-19).
    11. Correspondence (Boxes 22-27).
    12. Speaking engagements (Boxes 24-27).

    Indexing Terms

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