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Finding Aid for the Jack Hines Papers, 1925-1962
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Items Removed from Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Jack Hines Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1925-1962
    Collection number: 852
    Creator: Hines, Jack, b. 1877
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: John Chesterfield Hines (1877-1962) was a author, singer in Broadway productions, and a radio personality. The collection consists of Hines' manuscripts, galley proofs, correspondence, a scrapbook, photographs, clippings, and books.
    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 Augusta Hines, 1964.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jack Hines Papers (Collection 852). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1720455 


    John Chesterfield Hines was born in 1877 in San Francisco, California; began writing as a boy, covering baseball for the weekly magazine, Olympic; sailed to Alaska in 1900; after return, began writing stories about dogs under the name Jack Hines, published in Redbook, Harper's bazaar, Liberty, and other magazines; wrote Minstrel of the Yukon, an Alaskan adventure (1948) and Wolf dogs of the north (1948); appeared under the name Jackson Hines as a singer in Broadway productions, Passing show of 1915, Her regiment, Pinafore, and others; appeared in entertainment clubs, as well as on the radio program, Death Valley days and on his own radio program on WJNO, Palm Beach, Florida; died in December 1962.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, galley proofs, correspondence, a scrapbook, photographs, clippings, and books of singer and author Jack Hines.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Hines, Jack, b. 1877--Archives.
    Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.
    Singers--United States--Archival resources.

    Items Removed from Collection

    • Tape recording withdrawn (April 6, 1965).