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Joan London Papers: Finding Aid
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Correspondence and literary manuscripts

Physical Description: 30 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author. For each author, any literary manuscripts present precede the correspondence, which is alphabetized by addressee. Note that Joan London's writings are organized alphabetically under "M," reflecting her married name: Joan (London) Miller.
Box 1

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, A-Anc. MI  1-42

Box 2

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Anderson-Brown. MI  43-92

Box 3

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Bubka-Burnett. MI  93-157, 1467-1469

Box 4

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, By-Cal. MI  158-209

Box 5

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Cam-Cross. MI  210-266

Box 6

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Crowell. MI  267-333

Box 7

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, D-Fo. MI  334-404

Box 8

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Fr. MI  405-433

Box 9

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Fu-Hal. MI  434-489

Box 10

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Han-Ke. MI  490-541

Box 11

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Ki-London, Charmian. MI  542-586

Box 12

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, London, Jack. MI  587-641

Box 13

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Lop-Miller, Joan London: Manuscripts (A-Biographical). MI  642-680

Box 14

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Miller, Joan London: Manuscripts (Biography-H). MI  681-694

Box 15

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Miller, Joan London: Manuscripts (Jack London and his Times). MI  695-699

Box 16

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Miller, Joan London: Manuscripts (Jack London and his Times: notes). MI  700-744

Box 17

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Miller, Joan London: Manuscripts (Poems-W). MI  745-772

Box 18

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Miller, Joan London: Correspondence (A-Cro). MI  773-846, 959-964

Box 19

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Miller, Joan London: Correspondence (D-P). MI  847-904

Box 20

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Miller, Joan London: Correspondence (R-W) and Documents. MI  905-958

Box 21

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Mo-Pa. MI  965-1026

Box 22

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Pe-Sha. MI  1027-1064

Box 23

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, She-Sin. MI  1065-1108

Box 24

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Sis-Tu. MI  1109-1158

Box 25

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Tw-V. MI  1159-1213

Box 26

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Wag-Walker. MI  1214-1268

Box 27

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Wall-Wi. MI  1269-1321

Box 28

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Woodbridge: Correspondence (To A-Miller, Joan, 1962-1964). MI  1322-1378

Box 29

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Woodbridge: Correspondence (To Miller, 1965-1970, - Z. MI  1379-1444

Box 30

Correspondence and literary manuscripts, Wr-Z and unidentified. MI  1445-1466, 1470-1471

Box 31

Oversize correspondence and literary manuscripts.

Contains MI 12, MI 144, MI 241, MI 267, MI 378, MI 476, MI 498, MI 503, MI 513, MI 589, MI 720, MI 957, MI 989, MI 990, MI 1048, MI 1054, MI 1249 , MI 1274, as well as three additional folders containing Illustrated Weekly of India [periodical], 1970 May 17 (Folder 1); Illustration of Jack London from Motorland [periodical], 1968 November (Folder 2); and Soviet Woman [periodical], 1961 (Folder 3).
 

Scrapbooks

Physical Description: 3 volumes in 2 boxes
Box 32

Scrapbooks.

 

Scrapbook of clippings about Jack London and Joan London. 1938-1940 MI 1472

 

Scrapbook of serialized novel, Sylvia Coventry, in the Oakland Tribune. 1926-1927 MI 1473

Box 33

Scrapbooks.

 

Scrapbook of miscellanea, including clippings about Jack London and other writers. 1902-1965 MI 1474

 

Photographs

Physical Description: 2 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Photographs particularly of Joan London and Jack London.
Box 34

Photographs of Joan London.

Folder 1

Leaves from a photograph album 1902-1903

Scope and Content Note

The leaves include:
  • a. Bess (London) Fleming
  • b. Jack London in London, Eng., 1902
  • c. Jack London and Bess (London) Fleming, 1903
  • d. Bess (London) Fleming, 1903
  • e. Joan London and Bess (London) Fleming, 1903
  • f. Joan London and Bess (London) Fleming, 1903
  • g. Virginia Prentiss and Bess (London) Fleming, 1903
Folder 2

Clark Gable, Joan London, and Bart Abbott?. [1935]

Folder 3

Clark Gable, Joan London, and Bart Abbott?. [1935]

Folder 4

Jack London and Joan London. [1903]

Folder 5

Joan London. [approximately 1913]

Folder 6

Joan London. [approximately 1915]

Folder 7

Joan London. [approximately 1940?]

Folder 8

Joan London. [approximately 1945?]

Folder 9

Joan London. [approximately 1945?]

Folder 10

Joan London with group [California Labor Federation?]. 1951

Folder 11

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 12

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 13

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 14

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 15

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 16

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 17

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 18

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 19

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 20

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 21

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 22

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 23

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 24

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 25

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 26

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 27

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 28

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 29

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 30

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 31

Joan London with two dogs. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 32

Joan London with two dogs. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 33

Joan London with two dogs. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 34

Joan London with dog. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 35

Joan London with dog. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 36

Joan London with dog. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 37

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 38

Joan London with dog. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 39

Joan London. [approximately 1955?]

Folder 40

Joan London, speaking to a college class, taken by John Sheafe. [approximately 1969]

Folder 41

Joan London, Bess (London) Fleming and Virginia Prentiss. [1903]

Folder 42

Joan London, Charles Lortz Miller?, and unidentified couple, with background of a church and steeple. [approximately 1945]

Folder 43

Joan London with unidentified man. [approximately 1965]

Folder 44

Joan London with unidentified man. [approximately 1965]

Box 35

Photographs.

Folder 1

Ralph Abel.

Folder 2

Ralph Abel.

Folder 3

Corwin?.

Folder 4

Roscoe Eames, standing at the helm of the Snark. [approximately 1907]

Folder 5

Victor Henry and dogsled en route to Jack London's cabin. [1965 March]

Folder 6

Joe Hill. [approximately 1915]

Folder 7

Leo Huberman speaking at the meeting commemorating the fortieth anniversary of Jack London's death, held at the USSR State Library of Foreign Literature. [1956]

Folder 8

Leo Huberman talking with people attending a meeting commemorating the fortieth anniversary of Jack London's death, held at the USSR State Library of Foreign Literature. [1956]

Folder 9

Leo Huberman writing in the visitors' book at a meeting commemorating the fortieth anniversary of Jack London's death, held at the USSR State Library of Foreign Literature. [1956]

Folder 10

Frank Little.

Folder 11

Bess (Maddern) London. [approximately 1900]

Folder 12

Jack London. [approximately 1887]

Folder 13

Jack London. [approximately 1900]

Folder 14

Jack London, taken by J. E. Purdy. 1905

Folder 15

Jack London at his writing table. [approximately 1905]

Folder 16

Jack London at his writing table. [approximately 1905]

Folder 17

Jack London. [approximately 1905?]

Folder 18

Jack London, standing in front of the unfinished Snark. [approximately 1907]

Folder 19

Jack London, taken by E. J. Baker, Honolulu. 1910

Folder 20

Jack London. [approximately 1910?]

Folder 21

Jack London. [1916]

Folder 22

Jack London, [1916, Glen Ellen, Calif.].

Folder 23

Jack London and Bess (London) Fleming. [1903]

Folder 24

Jack London, Bess (Maddern) London, and Mabel Applegarth. [approximately 1900]

Folder 25

Jack London, Charmian (Kittredge) London, and Roscoe Eames. [approximately 1907]

Folder 26

Jack London, Charmian (Kittredge) London, and Roscoe Eames. [approximately 1907]

Folder 27

Jack London, Charmian (Kittredge) London, and Roscoe Eames observing the building of the Snark. [approximately 1907]

Folder 28

Jack London and Bess (Maddern) London. [approximately 1900]

Folder 29

Drawings and engravings of Jack London (7 prints).

Folder 30

Drawings and engravings of Jack London (5 prints).

Folder 31

Statue of Jack London by Mauno Oittinen. [1950]

Folder 32

Charles Lortz Miller[?]. 1968 April

Folder 33

Virginia Prentiss and a baby carriage containing Bess (London) Fleming. [approximately 1903]

Folder 34

Eliza (London) Shepard. [1903?]

Folder 35

Dennis Whitcomb, a star of "The Prince of the Oyster Pirates," an episode of the "Death Valley Days" television series. [1967]

Folder 36

Jane Zachary and Dennis Whitcomb, stars of "The Prince of the Oyster Pirates," an episode of the "Death Valley Days" television series. [1967]

Folder 37

Jane Zachary and Dennis Whitcomb, stars of "The Prince of the Oyster Pirates," an episode of the "Death Valley Days" television series. [1967]

Folder 38

Jane Zachary and Dennis Whitcomb, stars of "The Prince of the Oyster Pirates," an episode of the "Death Valley Days" television series. [1967]

Folder 39

Charles Gene [?], [1954-1955] (7 photographs).

Folder 40

Bride and groom. [approximately 1952?]

Folder 41

An Eskimo in a kayak, taken by Jack London, [c.1897, Alaska].

Folder 42

Unidentified man wearing floral print shirt and NFWA button.

Folder 43

Unidentified soldier, [Ch]arlie [?]ler. [approximately 1915]

Folder 44

Unidentified young man.

Folder 45

Unidentified woman.

Folder 46

Farm workers picketing. [approximately 1965?]

Folder 47

Meeting commemorating the fortieth anniversary of Jack London's death, held at the USSR State Library of Foreign Literature, Moscow. [1956]

Folder 48

Visitors examining exhibits at a meeting commemorating the fortieth anniversary of Jack London's death, held at the USSR State Library of Foreign Literature, Moscow. [1956]

Folder 49

Two dogs.

Folder 50

Jack London's cabin, with Rudy Burian in the foreground, [Yukon Territory, Canada]. [1965 March]

Folder 51

Jack London's cabin, with Robin Burian, Richard North, and Victor Henry in the foreground, [Yukon Territory, Canada]. [1965]

Folder 52

Log bearing Jack London's signature, removed from the cabin in Yukon Territory. [1965]

Folder 53

Ruins of Wolf House, Glen Ellen, Calif. [1969 February]

Folder 54

The Snark. 1969 January

Folder 55

A Maynard Dixon painting, [San Francisco]. [1969 September]

Folder 56

A Maxfield Parrish painting in the Plainfield, N.H., Town Hall, taken by A. Wallace Freeman, Plainfield, N.H. 1973 February

Folder 57

Print of the Dirigo.

Folder 58

A winter landscape.

 

Ephemera and newspaper clippings

Physical Description: 5 boxes

Scope and Content Note

The clippings and printed items are chiefly related to: Jack London (material collected for Joan London's biography); research concerning broken homes, children of famous parents, etc., for Visiting Rights Only (published as Jack London and his Daughters); Joan London; and farm workers and labor.
Box 36

Printed materials.

Physical Description: 30 folders

Chiefly pamphlets, offprints, booklets, etc. arranged alphabetically by author.
Box 37

Printed materials.

Physical Description: 22 folders

Chiefly single issues of periodicals arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 38

Ephemera, printed miscellany, Xeroxes.

Physical Description: 51 folders
Box 39

Clippings related to Jack London.

Physical Description: 21 folders

Scope and Content Note

Box 40

Clippings, arranged by subject.

Physical Description: 21 folders
Box 41

Joan London stamp collection.

Small box containing stamps.