Finding Aid for the Jerry B. Riseley Papers, 1957-1967

Processed by Evert Volkersz; machine-readable finding aid created by Alight Tsai and Caroline Cubé
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/
© 2002
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Jerry B. Riseley Papers, 1957-1967

Collection number: 944

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/
Processed by:
Evert Volkersz, May 1967
Encoded by:
Alight Tsai
Encoding supervision by:
Caroline Cubé
Text converted and initial container list EAD tagging by:
Apex Data Services
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, March 2003
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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.

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.


Container List

 

Legal Briefs (1965-1967)

Box 1

The long black summer.

Scope and Content Note

The case of two Negroes arrested and convicted on the evidence of a Negro undercover agent.
Box 1

The Booker T. Haynes Brief.

Scope and Content Note

A Negro convicted of robbery and sexual perversion, and successful appeals.
Box 1

The days with V.P. Lucas(1965).

Scope and Content Note

Columns and comments on the career of Honorable V.P. Lucas, a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge.
Box 1

When sex is illegal(1967).

Scope and Content Note

The lost appendix. Typescript copy of manuscript as submitted to the editors prior to editing, and the specs and rejected materials from the manuscripts after editing.

Note

Published by Brandon House, 1967.
Box 1

Valley Bar Bulletin, 1957 and January-April 1958.

Scope and Content Note

Official bullting of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, edited by Mr. Riseley.
Box 2

Sex, Teachers and Psychiatrists and the Life and Virtue of Joseph Scott. 1967.

Scope and Content Note

Unedited version.

Note

(For copying conditions see note inserted with this photocopy of manuscript)
Box 2

The Los Angeles Daily Journal columns from October 1964 to early November 1966.

Box 2

Transcript relating to the Secret Administrative Board.

Note

RESTRICTED: May be used with Mr. Riseley's permission only.
Boxes 2-3

Scott vs. Texaco.

Scope and Content Note

Transcript and appellant's Briefs. Leading case on the Good Samaritan Doctrine.
Box 4

Sex, doctors and patients, 1968.

Scope and Content Note

Carbon typescript.
Box 4

Riseley's selected sex cases, 1968.

Scope and Content Note

(From the foreword: At a time when Milton Luros was to be tried for some dirty pulp novels, Queer daddy, Seed of the beast. Stanley Fleishman, esq., asked me to dig out some strange sex cases. These are the ones I dug up...).
Box 4

Adujutant's Journal Second Battalion 503rd Parachute Infantry, Summer 1943.

Scope and Content Note

(Relates to action in New Guinea) Also, some other material relating to Mr. Riseley's service during World War II.