John Edward Jennings, Jr. (1906-1973) was an author, writing under his own name and the pseudonyms Bates Baldwin and Joel
Williams. His publications include
Our American tropics (1938),
Next to valour (1939),
Boston, cradle of liberty, 1630-1776 (1945),
The Salem frigate (1946),
The sea eagles: a story of the American Navy during the Revolution (1950),
The pepper tree: a story of New England and the Spice Islands (1950) and
Banners against the wind (1954). Boxes 1-7 include galleys and typescript drafts.
John Edward Jennings, Jr. was born on December 30, 1906 in Brooklyn, New York; attended Colorado School of Mines (1924-25),
New York University (1925-26), and Columbia University (1927-28); graduated from Washington Diplomatic and Consular Institute,
1935; became author, writing under his own name and the pseudonyms Bates Baldwin and Joel Williams. He died on December 4,
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