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Finding Aid to James Jerome Parsons Papers, 1966-1996
BANC MSS 2003/158c  
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Description
Collection consists of personal, professional and academic incoming correspondence for James Jerome Parsons. Also included are reviews by and of Parsons’ work.
Background
James J. Parsons was born on November 15, 1915 in Cortland, New York. When he was 13, his family relocated to Monrovia, California. After graduating high school, Parsons enrolled at Pasadena Junior College before transferring to UC Berkeley, from which he recieived an AB in econimics (1937) and an M.A. in Geography (1939). He was drafted into the Army in 1941 and worked as an airphoto analyst in New Caledonia before returning to Berkeley to complete his PhD in Geography (1948).
Extent
3 cartons 3.6 linear feet
Restrictions
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
Collection is open for research.