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Inventory of the Jackie Torrence Collection
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  • Collector: Bradford, Peter, 1936-
    Title: Jackie Torrence Collection
    Date (inclusive): 1998
    Extent: 0.2 linear feet
    Abstract: Jackie Torrence (1944-2004) was a storyteller and author. The collection contains a copy of her book, Jackie Tales, ten black and white photographs of Torrence by Michael Pateman from the book, as well as a video, Jackie Tales. The book contains sixteen tales as well as storytelling tips and closeup photographs of Torrence.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: MC145
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    Jackie Torrence was born on February 12, 1944, in Chicago, Illinois. Her career as a storyteller started in 1972 and she went on to perform throughout the country. In 1997, she was honored with the World Storytelling Award.
    In addition to her book, Jackie Tales, she also authored The Importance of Pot Liquor.
    Torrence passed away on November 30, 2004.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains a copy of her book, Jackie Tales, ten black and white photographs of Torrence by Michael Pateman from the book, as well as a video, Jackie Tales.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Torrence, Jackie
    Storytelling
    Folklore--Performance

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara created and encoded this finding aid.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Peter Bradford in 2012.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jackie Torrence Collection, MC145, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.