Finding Aid for the Carrie Jacobs-Bond Papers, ca. 1920-1930

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Finding Aid for the Carrie Jacobs-Bond Papers, ca. 1920-1930

Collection number: 647

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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Online finding aid edited by:
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© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Carrie Jacobs-Bond Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1920-1930
Collection number: 647
Creator: Jacobs-Bond, Carrie, 1862-1946
Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.) 3 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Carrie Jacobs-Bond (1862-1946) was a song composer, and president of the publishing firm of Carrie Jacobs Bond & Son. The collection consists of music and poetry manuscripts by Carrie Jacobs-Bond, citations and tribute books in honor of her, scrapbooks, clippings, and autographed photographs of celebrated persons. Some photographs have been removed from the collection and are now in Collections 974 and 99.
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

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

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  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Carrie Jacobs-Bond, bequest.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Carrie Jacobs-Bond Papers (Collection 647). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Carrie Jacobs-Bond was born on August 11, 1862 in Janesville, Wisconsin; composed some 200 songs including I love you truly, A perfect day, and Lovely hour; became president of the publishing firm of Carrie Jacobs Bond & Son; published books include Little stories in verse as unpretentious as the wild rose (1905), A perfect day and other poems, from the songs of Carrie Jacobs-Bond (c. 1926), The roads of melody (c. 1927), and The end-of-the-road (c. 1940); she died in Hollywood, California on December 28, 1946.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of music and poetry manuscripts by Carrie Jacobs-Bond, citations and tribute books in honor of her, scrapbooks, clippings, and autographed photographs of celebrated persons. Manuscripts include I love you truly, O haunting melody, My son, Dear pal of mine, I've done my work, Your song, Sunset, The soul of you, Robin Adair, Days on the lazy river, The forget-me-not, Democracy, and A vision. Some photographs have been removed from the collection and are now in Collections 974 and 99.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Books (Box 1).
  2. Manuscripts (Boxes 2, 6).
  3. Poems by Carrie Jacobs-Bond published by Volland (Box 3).
  4. Scrapbooks (Boxes 4-6).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Jacobs-Bond, Carrie, 1862-1946--Archives.
Women composers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Women poets, American--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Manuscripts for publication.

Items Removed from Collection

Note

The following portraits have been removed from the Carrie Jacobs Bond Collection. Their location is indicated.
  • Collection 974: Adams, Maude
  • Collection 974: Anglin, Margaret
  • Collection 974: Bacon, Frank
  • Collection 99: Burdette, Robert Jones
  • Collection 974: Burke, Billie
  • Collection 974: Cowell, Jane
  • Collection 974: Davis, Jessie Bartlett
  • Collection 974: Fileds, Gracie (Stansfield, Grace) 2 portraits
  • Collection 974: Forbes-Robertson, Johnston
  • Collection 974: Forbes-Robertson, Gertrude
  • Collection 99: Halliburton, Richard
  • Collection 99: Harding, Warren Gamaliel
  • Collection 974: Moore, Grace
  • Collection 974: Nevin, Ethelbert
  • Collection 974: Nielson Alice
  • Collection 974: Robson, Eleanor
  • Collection 974: Robson, May
  • Collection 974: Terry, Ellen - 2 portraits, one on a post card with message
  • Collection 974: Thomas, John Charles
  • Collection 974: Warde, Frederick Backham
  • Collection 974: Ware, Helen
  • Collection 974: Netherslol, Olga. (framed in art nouveau gilt metal frame)

Container List

 

Books

Box 1

Fulton, Robert Edison. One man caravan. New York: Harcourt, Brace, [c. 1937]. (The author inscribes the book to Aunt Carrie).

Box 1

Sedgwick, S.N. The master of the commandery. London: Pearson, [ca. 1929] (annotated by CJB).

Box 1

Arnold, Julian B. Giants in dressing gowns. Chicago: Argus, 1942. (contains several pages of reminiscences about CJB).

Box 1

Verbeck, Blanche Harriman. Moods. Los Angeles: Nissle [c. 1943] (the author inscribes the book to My beloved Aunt Carrie Jacobs Bond).

Box 1

Irvine, Alexander. My cathedral. Belfast: Quota [1936] (annotated by CJB).

Box 1

Day, Holman. The ship of joy. [San Francisco: Schwabacher-Frey, c. 1931] (annotated by CJB).

Box 1

Thompson, Dave. Songs that mothers used to sing. Chicago: McClurg, 1931. (inscribed by CJB to her granddaughter).

Box 1

French, Edwin M.C. Senator Vest, champion of the dog. Boston: Meador [c. 1930] (presentation from the author).

Box 1

Hard, Margaret. This is Kate. New York: Holt [c. 1944] (For CJB from Jamie).

Box 1

Cooke, Marjorie Benton. Bambi. Garden City: Doubleday, Page, 1941. (presentation copy from the author).

Box 1

Packet of cards for the books from the CJB Collection which have been disbersed, showing their locations.

 

Manuscripts

Box 2

To the memory of a friend of mine (poem).

Box 2

The runaway couple (poem).

Box 2

Untitled poem, begins: Make light at hint of trouble...

Box 2

Untitled poem, begins: Dear God, our greatest living friend...

Box 2

Untitled poem, begins: Come in dear friend and rest a while...

Box 2

Santa Claus invites you to Beverly Hills Hotel (poem).

Box 2

Untitled poem, begins: Today I went to Fairyland...

Box 2

Untitled poem, begins: My first is a woman...

Box 2

A desert song (poem).

Box 2

A flying flag (poem by CJB and Harriet Miller McMinn.).

Physical Description: Typed.
Box 2

I believe.

Physical Description: (Framed poem, typed).
Box 2

2 descriptive pieces, untitled, dated 1929 and 1931.

Box 2

The life of Michael, a true story of a little dog.

Box 2

Medal of the Tenth Chicago and Music Festival, August 1939.

Scope and Content Note

(Also includes a scrapbook).
Box 2

Guestbook: First Annual Celebration of Birthday Anniversary of Our beloved Carrie Jacobs Bond. August 11, 1925.

Box 2

Tribute book from The Emplyees of Barker Brothers, Los Angeles, May 9, 1923.

Physical Description: (Autographs).
Box 2

Tribute book from The First Christian Church of Santa Barbara. August 11, 1934.

Physical Description: (Autographs).
Box 2

4 citations of honor.

Box 2

18 signed presentation photographs, 2 of Mrs. Bond, 1 motto.

Physical Description: (Framed).
 

Poems by CJB Published By Volland, Framed and Gift Boxed

Box 3

Ain't it funny.

Box 3

A friend.

Box 3

Here's to somebody, staunch and true.

Box 3

I love you truly, truly dear.

Box 3

My mother.

Box 3

Out in life's garden where sympathy grew.

Box 3

To you.

 

Manuscripts

Box 6

Music by CJB.

Physical Description: (In red morocco folder).
Box 6

I love you truly. (Orchestration for introduction).

Box 6

O haunting memory. (Orchestration by Adolf Tandler).

Box 6

My son (?).

Box 6

Dear pal of mine.

Box 6

I've done my work.

Box 6

Your song.

Box 6

Sunset.

Box 6

The soul of you. (Also orchestration).

Box 6

Robin Adair.

Box 6

Days on the lazy river.

Box 6

The forget-me-not.

Box 6

Democracy.

Box 6

A vision.

Box 6

Thankful, (Framed poem, lettered by Herbert Hollick, signed by CJB).

Box 6

3 citations of honor.

Box 6

Tribute poem by Margaret Woodin-Couché.

Box 6

12 presentation, signed photographs, among them Bispham, David and Jeritza, Maria.

 

Scrapbooks

Box 6

Item: no.1:
Carrie Jacobs Bond from Iron River Central School. Scrapbook of clippings, photographs, art work and verse compiled by the students and staff of the school on the occasion of Mrs. Bond's visit to the city, December 1938.

Box 5

Item: no.2:
Scrapbook of news clippings and birthday cards commemorating Mrs. Bond's 80th birthday. August 1942.

Box 5

Item: no.3:
Album of photographs of Mrs. Bond in chronological order.

Box 4

Item: no.4:
Photographic album of the Bond Shop - Carrie Jacobs-Bond & Son, Publishers of music, Chicago consisting of interiors of the firm, an apartment, and samples of the houses publications.

Box 4

Item: no.5:
Album of autographed letters from celebrities and figures of note.