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Finding Aid for the Jane Eklund Ball Papers, 1949
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Jane Eklund Ball Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1949
    Collection number: 698
    Creator: Ball, Jane Eklund, 1921-
    Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Jane Eklund Ball (1921- ) was born in Los Angeles, California. She is the author of The Only Gift (1949), Philippa (1953), Designs for Reading: Short Stories (1969), and The Range of Literature: Fiction (1969). The collection consists of manuscript and typescript drafts, galley proofs, and a first edition presentation copy of The Only Gift, a typescript of Day Help, a short story version of The Only Gift, and one small envelope containing five pieces of ephemera.
    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 Jane Mary Eklund.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jane Eklund Ball Papers (Collection 698). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Jane Eklund Ball was born Jane Mary Eklund October 4, 1921 in Los Angeles, California; BA, UCLA, 1943; MA, Stanford, 1950; married Everett Loran Ball, 1951; in 1964, she became an English teacher, William Howard Taft High School, Woodland Hills; writings include The Only Gift (1949), Philippa (1953), Designs for Reading: Short Stories (1969), and The Range of Literature: Fiction (1969).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscript and typescript drafts, galley proofs, and a first edition presentation copy of a book titled, The Only Gift, published under Jane Eklund Ball's maiden name, Jane Mary Eklund. Also includes a typescript of Day Help, a short story version of The Only Gift, and one small envelope containing five pieces of ephemera.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Day Help--the short story version of The Only Gift (Box 1).
    2. The Only Gift (Boxes 1-3).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Ball, Jane Eklund, 1921- --Archives.
    Women novelists, American 20th century--Archival resources.