Jean Jackson papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains manuscripts and tear sheets for short stories, articles, and speeches, and correspondence, including correspondence with Edith Margolis of Lenniger Literary Agency.
One section of manuscripts are organized into separate categories for short stories, articles, and speeches. Within each category, writings are organized alphabetically by title.
One section of correspondence is separated into incoming and outgoing sections. Incoming correspondence is organized alphabetically.
Another section of manuscripts are just organized alphabetically by title.
Thee is one folder of general correspondence, one folder of incoming correspondence from Edith Margolis of Lenniger Literary Agency, and another section of incoming and outgoing correspondence mixed together.
Also included in the collection is the manuscript and published form of an article, "What Makes a Saleable Confession Story?" There are also tear sheet copies of the author's published stories.
- Jackson, Jean (Confession story writer) (Person)
- Lenniger Literary Agency (Organization)
- Margolis, Edith (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Jean Jackson was an author of confession stories.
1.5 linear feet (3 containers)
Language of Materials
Jean Jackson was an author of confession stories. The collection contains manuscripts and tear sheets for short stories, articles, and speeches, and correspondence, including correspondence with Edith Margolis of Lenniger Literary Agency, 1953-1967.
Material within this collection may have little to no intellectual or physical arrangement. Any arrangement may have derived from the records' creators or custodians. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.
3 manuscript boxes.
Collection processed by staff.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal to no organization and rehousing.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
- American fiction -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Confession stories -- Authorship Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Jackson, Jean (Confession story writer)
- Lenniger Literary Agency
- Literary agents -- United States -- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Short stories Subject Source: Local sources
- Tear sheets Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Women authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Jean Jackson Papers
- Complete Description
- Tanya Parlet and Kira B. Homo.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
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