Thursday, November 16, 2006

Archives receives gift of James Jones letters

The Archives/Special Collections unit of Brookens Library has received a collection of letters written by novelist James Jones, author of the bestselling 1951 novel From Here to Eternity. The gift was made to UIS by Jones' daughter, Kaylie.

The collection includes eight letters written by Jones to his brother, as well as letters written to Jones, a collection of newspaper clippings, and a charcoal drawing of Jones. UIS Archivist Thomas Wood said that the new gift will be incorporated into the Archives' Handy Colony Collection. Read more>>

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