Collection of Jackson Wilcox

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Jackson Wilcox
Dates: 1938-2010
Collection Number: CFT00082
Creator/Collector: Wilcox, Jackson
Extent: 5 Boxes, 3.21 linear feet
Repository: Fuller Theological Seminary-David Allan Hubbard Library Archives
Pasadena, California 91182
Abstract: Jackson Burton Wilcox (b. June 16, 1918 – d. November 14, 2013) was an American Baptist pastor, artist, writer, and editor with a ministry career spanning over six decades. He served in eleven churches, including St. Paul, MN; Aberdeen, WA; Chowchilla, CA; Santa Cruz, CA; Lindsay, CA; Hollywood, CA; Panorama City, CA; and Quartz Hill, CA. His ministry included illustrating published church newsletters and the underground newspaper Hollywood Free Paper for the Jesus People Movement with his distinctive cartoons and drawings. This collection provides a unique window into the American Baptist church during the mid-to-late 20th century as well as the Jesus People Movement heritage and its continued influence.
Language of Material: English


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Preferred Citation

Collection of Jackson Wilcox. Fuller Theological Seminary-David Allan Hubbard Library Archives

Acquisition Information

The gift of Jackson Wilcox, 2010.

Biography/Administrative History

Also see the Hollywood Free Paper (in Duane Pederson, Jesus People International, and Hollywood Free Paper Collection, or the Archived Periodicals), for Jackson Wilcox’s printed cartoons. Photos of his wife, Marjorie Wilcox, are also included in the Pederson Collection.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection primarily covers the latter half of the 20th century, from the 1939 to 2010. The principal focus of the collection is the cartoons and newsletters of Jackson Wilcox. Formats in the collection are diverse. They include cartoons, church newsletters, scrapbooks of Wilcox’s newspaper columns, notes for Wilcox’s sermons, a DVD, digital recordings of oral histories, and periodicals.

Indexing Terms

Cartoonists -- United States -- Biographyvvvv
Jesus People movement
Social movements
Wilcox, Jackson
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A.
Hollywood Free Paper

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