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Hunt (John) papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing History
  • Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: John Hunt papers
    Date (inclusive): 1993-1997
    Collection Number: MS 168
    Creator: Hunt, John, J.
    Extent: 0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    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.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. John Hunt papers (MS 168). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Processing History

    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.

    Biographical Note

    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.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged topically.

    Indexing Terms

    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).