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Finding Aid for the Jack Clifford Smith Papers, 1965-1970
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Jack Clifford Smith Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1965-1970
    Collection number: 2065
    Creator: Smith, Jack Clifford, 1916-
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Jack Clifford Smith (b.1916) was a reporter for the LA daily news (1946-49), the Los Angeles herald-express (1950-53), and a reporter and rewrite man for the Los Angeles times (1953-58). He was also the author of the “Jack Smith” column beginning in 1958 for Los Angeles times. Several collections of his columns were published including Three coins in the birdbath (1965), Smith on wry; or, The art of coming through (1970), Jack Smith's LA (1980), and How to win a pullet surprise (1982). The collection consists of a printer's copy and galley and page proofs of Smith on wry; or, The art of coming through and the uncorrected galley proofs of Three coins in the birdbath.
    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jack Clifford Smith Papers (Collection 2065). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233793 

    Biography

    Smith was born on August 27, 1916 in Long Beach, California; attended Bakersfield College; copy editor, Honolulu advertiser, 1940-42; reporter for LA daily news (1946-49) and Los Angeles herald-express (1950-53); reporter and rewrite man (1953-58) and author of “Jack Smith” column beginning in 1958 for Los Angeles times; published several collections of his columns, including Three coins in the birdbath (1965), Smith on wry; or, The art of coming through (1970), Jack Smith's LA (1980), and How to win a pullet surprise (1982); also wrote Alive in La La Land (1989); he died on January 9, 1996 in Los Angeles.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of a printer's copy and galley and page proofs of Smith on wry; or, The art of coming through and the uncorrected galley proofs of Three coins in the birdbath by Los Angeles times columnist Jack Smith. Portions of each book appeared in his column.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Smith, Jack Clifford, 1916- --Archives.
    Journalists--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.