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Finding Aid to the Collection of Jack London Papers, 1893-1977, bulk 1897-1916
BANC MSS C-H 59  
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Description
This collection contains a variety of materials relating to Jack London including personal correspondence, manuscripts, diary excerpts, a page from the log of London's boat, the Snark, bibliographies, theatrical materials and programs, materials relating to London's servant, Sekine, and a copy of London's death certificate. The majority of Jack London's papers can be found at the Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif.
Background
Jack London was an American author best known for his works Call of the Wild, and The Sea Wolf. Born in San Francisco in 1876, and largely self-educated, London wrote numerous short stories, novels and essays starting in 1895 until his sudden death of uremia in 1916.
Extent
Number of containers: 4 boxes and 1 oversize folder Linear feet: .85
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or reproduce must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-6000. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Originals in box 4 are RESTRICTED, please use photocopies in Box 1.