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Finding Aid for the Jerry B. Riseley Papers, 1957-1967
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Jerry B. Riseley Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1957-1967
    Collection number: 944
    Creator: Riseley, Jerry B., 1920-
    Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Jerry B. Riseley (1920- ) was a author and a columnist for the Los Angeles Daily Journal. He wrote Adujutant's journal Second Battalion 503d Parachute Infantry (1989), Henry Miller's Tropic trial: a comedy-at-law (1969), The myth of Zorbo; lawyers, judges, buzzards, and skunks (1969), and Tomorrow the water: mystic millionaire George R. Houston's earthquake and oil geological predications as written for him (1970). The collection consists of Riseley's manuscripts, typescripts, legal papers, briefs, and clippings. Included are copies of Riseley's columns printed in the Los Angeles daily journal.
    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.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • 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

    Gift of Jerry B. Riseley, 1967-68.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jerry B. Riseley Papers (Collection 944). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 2723096 

    Biography

    Riseley wrote the following books: Adujutant's journal Second Battalion 503d Parachute Infantry (1989), Henry Miller's Tropic trial: a comedy-at-law (1969), The myth of Zorbo; lawyers, judges, buzzards, and skunks (1969), and Tomorrow the water: mystic millionaire George R. Houston's earthquake and oil geological predications as written for him (1970). He also wrote columns in the Los Angeles daily journal.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, typescripts, legal papers, briefs, and clippings related to the writings of Jerry B. Riseley. Includes copies of Riseley's columns printed in the Los Angeles daily journal.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Riseley, Jerry B., 1920- --Archives.
    Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.