Finding Aid for the Jack Hines Papers, 1925-1962

Processed by Brooke Whiting; 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 Jack Hines Papers, 1925-1962

Collection number: 852

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Brooke Whiting, November 1964
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: Jack Hines Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1925-1962
Collection number: 852
Creator: Hines, Jack, b. 1877
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: John Chesterfield Hines (1877-1962) was a author, singer in Broadway productions, and a radio personality. The collection consists of Hines' manuscripts, galley proofs, correspondence, a scrapbook, photographs, clippings, and books.
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.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Augusta Hines, 1964.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jack Hines Papers (Collection 852). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

John Chesterfield Hines was born in 1877 in San Francisco, California; began writing as a boy, covering baseball for the weekly magazine, Olympic; sailed to Alaska in 1900; after return, began writing stories about dogs under the name Jack Hines, published in Redbook, Harper's bazaar, Liberty, and other magazines; wrote Minstrel of the Yukon, an Alaskan adventure (1948) and Wolf dogs of the north (1948); appeared under the name Jackson Hines as a singer in Broadway productions, Passing show of 1915, Her regiment, Pinafore, and others; appeared in entertainment clubs, as well as on the radio program, Death Valley days and on his own radio program on WJNO, Palm Beach, Florida; died in December 1962.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of manuscripts, galley proofs, correspondence, a scrapbook, photographs, clippings, and books of singer and author Jack Hines.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Hines, Jack, b. 1877--Archives.
Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.
Singers--United States--Archival resources.

Items Removed from Collection

  • Tape recording withdrawn (April 6, 1965).

Container List

 

Papers, ca. 1925-1962

Creator/Collector: Hines, John Chesterfield, 1877-1962
Physical Description: (1 box)

Scope and Content Note

Hines was a well-known signer, and was also the author of stories about dogs.
Included are manuscripts and galleys; a scrapbook containing letters from well-known persons, as well as clippings and pictures; and a tape recording of songs sung by Hines.