Finding Aid for the John Jennings Papers, ca. 1940-1954

Processed by David S. Zeidberg; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the John Jennings Papers, ca. 1940-1954

Collection number: 635

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
David S. Zeidberg, August 1993
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, October 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Jennings Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1940-1954
Creator: Jennings, John, 1906-
Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: John Edward Jennings, Jr. (1906-1973) was a 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.
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

PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: except for boxes 1-7. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Jennings Papers (Collection 635). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

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; 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); he died on December 4, 1973.

Scope and Content

Boxes 1-7 include galleys and typescript drafts.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Jennings, John, 1906- --Archives.
Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.
Manuscripts for publication.


Container List

Box 1

The Sea Eagles, 1949.

Physical Description: Corrected typescript.
Box 1

Gentleman Ranker, n.d.

Physical Description: Galley proof.
Box 2

Boston Cradle of Liberty, n.d.

Physical Description: Corrected typescript.
Box 2

Boston Cradle of Liberty, n.d.

Physical Description: Galley proof.
Box 3

The Salem Frigate, n.d.

Physical Description: Corrected original typescript.
Box 3

Boston Cradle of Liberty and The Salem Frigate, n.d.

Physical Description: Scattered page proofs.
Box 3

The Salem Frigate, n.d.

Physical Description: Carbon typescript, leaves 367-741). In green covers (“uncut version”). with “Harold Matson” printed on cover.
Box 4

The Salem Frigate, n.d.

Physical Description: Carbon typescript, leaves 1-366. In green covers (“uncut version”).
Box 4

The Pepper Tree, n.d.

Physical Description: Corrected typescript, 707 leaves. In brown covers.
Box 5

Banners Against The Wind, n.d.

Physical Description: Corrected carbon typescript, 929 leaves.
Box 5

Banners Against The Wind, n.d.

Physical Description: [Copy no.2 of original manuscript with first corrections“]. In brown covers.
Box 6

The Pepper Tree (B Proof), 1950.

Physical Description: Uncorrected galley proof.
Box 6

Call the New World, 1941.

Physical Description: Uncorrected galley proof.
Box 6

Next to Valour, 1939.

Physical Description: Uncorrected galley proof.
Box 7

Boston Cradle of Liberty, 1949.

Physical Description: Corrected galley proof.
Box 7

The Salem Frigate, 1946.

Physical Description: Corrected galley proof.