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Jack London Web Sites

CONTENTS: | Jack London California Locations | Library Collections | Supplemental Sites | Jack London Organizations and Events |

JACK LONDON CALIFORNIA LOCATIONS

* Jack London State Historic Park
The official California State Parks site, with information for visitors.
* Jack London State Historic Park Site by the Valley of the Moon History Association
The park is currently being operated by the Valley of the Moon History Association.
*Parks and Recreation in Sonoma County: Jack London State Historic Park
Although this site is not the official State Parks site, it has more information, including an extensive description of Beauty Ranch and a good biography of London.

LIBRARY COLLECTIONS

* The Jack London Papers at the Huntington Library
The Huntington's archive of London's papers, numbering about 60,000 items, is the largest London collection in the world and also by far the largest literary archive of personal papers in the library. Thus, the Huntington Library stands at the center of London scholarship, bringing scores of scholars into the research library each year.
Linked - Jack London Collection, Sonoma State University
In 2000, collector and enthusiast, Waring Jones, donated the Jack London Collection to the University Library, items collected by himself and Carl J. Bernatovech. The collection is especially strong in movie memorabilia, first editions, and magazine first appearances, along with materials written about London.
Linked - Utah State University Jack and Charmian London Collection
The papers of Jack and Charmian Kittredge London are generous gifts from the London Estate. Largely comprising the correspondence of the London’s and their associates, this collection also contains 6 boxes of manuscript materials including: short stories, articles, diaries, financial records, etc. belonging to Jack London. It is special for its depth of correspondence to and from Charmian Kittredge London.
Linked - James Edward Sisson III Collection
Sisson was one a major bibliographer of Jack London, who did much to uncover London poems, early news articles and more. His correspondence with London family members and other researchers is also in this significant collection at Utah State University. This site is a catalogue to this significant recent addition to Jack London research materials.

SUPPLEMENTAL SITES

Linked - The World of Jack London
Dave Hartzell's site incorporates biography, key figures in London's life, information about the ranch, essays, and informative illustrations, as well as London's key writings. If you can't find what you want on our site, this is the next place to look!
Linked - Jack London International
German and English versions make this an international site. Well-detailed Information about both Jack and key figures in his life, and an excellent chronology that relates London to his times. One of the editors is Tarnel Abbott, great-granddaughter of Jack London.
Linked - FBI File on Jack London
We bet you didn't know he had one. Thanks to Andrew Wood for letting us know that this was now available at the Fold3 site run by Ancestry.com.
* The George Sterling Page
A good description of George Sterling's significance and his relation to Jack London and other major literary figures of the day. Includes the text of a number of his poems.
Linked - Illustrator P. V. E. Ivory
Ivory was one of several noted artists who illustrated Jack London writings. Includes a link to teacher Howard Pyle, a key figure in this "Golden Age of Illustration" between 1890-1920.
* The Sarah and Darius Anderson Jack London Collection
A private collection of London letters, works, and memorabilia in Sonoma.

JACK LONDON ORGANIZATIONS AND EVENTS

* Jack London Society
A scholarly organization that promotes study of the life and work of Jack London. Sponsors biennial conferences to share the latest research. The 2014 Symposium will be held October 29 through November 1 in Berkeley, California. For detail go to Jack London Society.
* Jack London Foundation
Supports the Jack London Research Center; in Glen Ellen, California, items collected by the late Russ Kingman, along with the development of curricular materials for K-12. Sponsors an annual writing contest for students. Its major fundraiser is a Jack London Birthday Banquet every January in Sonoma, California.
Linked - Jack-London-fr
Site of des Amis de Jack London, the French society of scholars and readers. Information in French on London and the Society, as well as a forum. Comprehensive list of London's writings in French and their availability for purchase.