Do-It-Yourself Bestseller, corrected typescript, contract, correspondence, 1981-1982
The 2010 addition of materials spans the years 1962-1994, the bulk of which cover the 1960s and 1970s. This collection contains a wide range of items from John Jakes career, focusing primarily on early drafts and outlines of his works. Contracts, records of royalties and correspondence are also included. The collection also contains memorabilia collected by Jakes throughout his career, including posters and magazine and newspaper clippings. While most of these works have been published or produced, this series also includes outlines for unpublished novels and plays. Notable correspondents include Gil Kane and Robert Peck, both of whom collaborated with John Jakes.
Collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 90 boxes (29.66 cubic feet)
Part of the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Repository
Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library
1322 Greene Street
Columbia SC 29208 USA