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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Grover Jones papers
    Date (inclusive): 1910s-1940s
    Collection number: 324
    Creator: Jones, Grover
    Extent: 28 linear feet of papers. 1 linear feet of photographs.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection


    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.

    Preferred Citation

    Grover Jones papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Susan Avery Jones Talmadge, 1992; Sunny Hale and Stormie Hale, 2005


    Grover Jones was an American screenwriter active from 1920 to 1940. He received Oscar nominations for writing the original story for LADY AND GENT (1932) and for writing the screenplay for THE LIVES OF A BENGAL (1935).

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Grover Jones papers span the years 1910s-1940s and encompass approximately 29 linear feet. The material consists of production files, script and story material, correspondence, and photographs. The photograph series consists of one album, prints, and negatives of motion picture production and biography photographs.


    Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

    Indexing Terms

    Jones, Grover , 1893-1940--Archives.