Robert B. Jackson Papers
Scope and Contents
The Robert B. Jackson papers contain typescripts, photographs, and proofs for the book Earl the Pearl, a nonfiction biography of basketball player Earl Monroe published in 1969, while Monroe was a player for the Baltimore Bullets.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Robert Blake Jackson was born November 11, 1926, in Hartford, Connecticut. He earned an AB from Amherst College in 1950 and an MS from Columbia University in 1953. He worked during the 1950s and 1960s as a librarian at the East Orange, New Jersey public library. During his career as a librarian, he wrote many books for children, many on the subject of cars and racing.
Biographical Source: "Robert B(lake) Jackson (1926-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 8. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1976.
Language of Materials
Contains production material for one juvenile nonfiction book written by Robert B. Jackson.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Robert B. Jackson.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Basketball players -- Biography -- Juvenile literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Monroe, Earl, 1944- (Depicted) -- Juvenile literature
- Photographs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Robert B. Jackson Papers, 1969
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- June 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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