John Hunt papers
Finding aid prepared by Carlota Ramirez, 2017.
Special Collections & University Archives
The UCR Library
P.O. Box 5900
University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
Title: John Hunt papers
Date (inclusive): 1993-1997
Collection Number: MS 168
Hunt, John, J.
0.42 Linear Feet
Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Abstract: The collection contains press clippings, letters, and other material related to the research of historian John Hunt, focusing
on the people and landmarks of Desert Hot Springs, California.
Languages: The collection is in English.
The collection is open for research.
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[identification of item], [date if possible]. John Hunt papers (MS 168). Special Collections & University Archives, University
of California, Riverside.
The collection was processed by Carlota Ramirez in 2017.
Processing of the John Hunt papers was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as
part of the Special Collections & Univeristy Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded
by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.
John J. Hunt is an historian and lecturer who wrote
The Waters of Comfort: The Story of Desert Hot Springs California, a non-fiction work on the history of the people and landmarks of Desert Hot Springs.
Collection Scope and Contents
The collection contains materials related to the research of historian John Hunt. Items in the collection include local newspaper
articles written by Hunt, drafts of Hunt's book
The Waters of Comfort, and letters to UC Riverside's Head of Special Collections Sidney E. Berger.
This collection is arranged topically.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Desert Hot Springs (Calif.)
Hunt, John, J.
Genres and Forms of Materials
Clippings (information artifacts).
Box 1, Folder 1
Correspondence w/ Sidney Berger
Box 1, Folder 2
Geo-Heat Center Newsletter
Box 1, Folder 3
Box 1, Folder 4
The Desert Woman
Box 1, Folder 5
The Waters of Comfort - Chapter: "The Bradshaw Trail"
Box 1, Folder 6
The Waters of Comfort - Chapter: "The Mystery"
Box 1, Folders 7-10
The Waters of Comfort - Manuscript
Box 1, Folder 11-12
The Waters of Comfort - Page Proofs