Jackman, Jarrell C. Santa Barbara resident, director of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, and author of Santa Barbara: Historical Themes and Images (1988) [Spec F869.S45 J33 1988]. Other works include Plaza de la Guerra Reconsidered (2002) [Spec F869.S45 P539 2002].
Jackson, Beverley (1928- ). Longtime local columnist covering social events and UCSB Friends of the Library Board member. Also, author of works such as Splendid Slippers: A Thousand Years of an Erotic Tradition (1997) [Spec GT498.F66 J37 1997], Ladder to the Clouds: Intrigue and Tradition in Chinese Rank (1999) [Spec CR6020.A2 J33 1999], and Kingfisher Blue: Treasures of an Ancient Chinese Art (2001) [Spec NK1068.J32 2001].
Jackson, Ellen B. (1943- ). Santa Barbara resident and author of numerous children’s books, including Cinder Edna (1994) and Turn of the Century (1998) [Curric. Lab HQ792.G7 J33 1998]. See also: Gulbransen, SBNP, 12/3/00, D7.
Jackson, Helen Hunt (1830-1885). Best known for Ramona (1884), she visited Santa Barbara for about a month in 1882, researching the plight of the Native Americans [Main PS2107 .R3, Native Am. Studies PS2107 .R4 2008 and Spec PS2107 .R4 1926]. Special has copies of several of her works, including Verses (1874) [Spec PS2107.V4 1874], A Century of Dishonor: A Sketch of the United States Government’s Dealings with Some of the Indian Tribes (1881) [Spec E93.J12 and Spec, Wyles E93.J13], Glimpses of Three Coasts (1886) [Spec PS2107 G55], and Sonnets and Lyrics (1886) [Spec PS2107.S6]. See also: Gilbar, Literary, 36, 214-216.
Jackson, Robert. Santa Barbara resident and poet. See also: Gilbar, Literary, 146.
Jackson, Rona E. Author of Alphabetize Your Life (2003).
*Jacobs, Paul (1918-1978). Associated with CSDI and author of several works on politics, labor, reform, and Jewish-Arab issues, some published by CSDI, such as Dead Horse and the Featherbird (1962) [Spec HD6490.F4 J2 1962 and SRLF HD6490.F4 J3]. Other works include: Old Before Its Time: Collective Bargaining at 28 (1963) [Main HD6508.J28 and Spec HD6508.J2], Is Curly Jewish? A Political Self-Portrait Illuminating Three Turbulent Decades of Social Revolt 1935-1965 (1965) [Spec HD6509.J3 A3], The New Radicals (1966) [Main and Spec E839.5.J3], Prelude to Riot: A View of Urban America from the Bottom (1967) [Main HT151.J3 and Spec E185.615 J3], Between the Rock and the Hard Place (1970) [Main DS119.7.J33], and To Serve the Devil (1971) [Main, Black Studies, and Coleccion E184.A1 J22]. Contributor to The Reporter, The Economist, Harper’s and many other magazines and journals. The CSDI Collection (Mss 18) has substantial material relating to him. See also: SB News-Press, Mar. 15, 1964, A17.
*Jacobs, Wilbur (1918-1998). UCSB History professor and author of several works on western history, including: Diplomacy and Indian Gifts (1950) [Main F482.J3], Essays on Frederick Jackson Turner (1954) [Main E175.5.T8 J3], A Message to Fort William Henry (1954) [Main E199.J3], History and Propaganda: Soviet Image of the American Past (1964) [Main E175.J28], Frederick Jackson Turner’s Legacy (1965) [Main and Spec, Wyles E178.6.T92], Turner, Bolton, and Webb: Three Historians of the American Frontier (1965) [Main and Spec, Wyles E175.45.J3], Benjamin Franklin: Statesman-Philosopher or Materialist? (1971) [Main and Spec E302.6.F8 J33], Dispossessing the American Indian (1972) [Native Am. Studies, Spec, and Spec, Wyles E91.J3 1972], Francis Parkman, Historian as Hero: The Formative Years (1991) [Main and Spec, Wyles E175.5.P28 J3 1991], On Turner’s Trail: 100 Years of Writing Western History (1994) [Main and Spec, Wyles F591.J33 1994], and The Fatal Confrontation: Historical Studies of American Indians, Environment, and Historians (1996) [Native Am. Studies and Spec E179.5.J25 1996]. UCSB University Archives has his papers.
Jacquemain, Patti. Santa Barbara resident and author of Sweet Seasons: Santa Barbara in Time and Color (1991) [Spec NE1112.J34 A4 1991].
Jaffe, Daniel M. Santa Barbara resident and writer. Translated Dina Rubina’s Here Comes the Messiah! (2000) [Spec PG3485.7.U225 V6813 2000], editor of With Signs & Wonders: An International Anthology of Jewish Fabulist Fiction (2001) [Spec PN6120.95.J6 W58 2001], and author of the novel The Limits of Pleasure (2001) [Spec PS3610.A36 L56 2001]. See also: Gulbransen, SBNP, 12/9/01.
Jaffray, Norman (1904-1977). Light verse for the Post and other magazines, such as “The Thinker Needs a Wife” (1954) and “Dual Celebration” (1958). See also: SBNP, Mar. 15, 1964, A16.
Johns, Pamela Sheldon. Santa Barbara-based writer on culinary subjects, frequent contributor of cooking columns to Santa Barbara Magazine.
Johnson, Anne Beckwith (1924- ). SB Writers’ Workshop leader and writer. Author of Home Is Where the Bus Is (SB: John Daniel & Co., 2001) [Spec Printers G44.J64 J64 2001]. See also: Gulbransen, SBNP, 12/3/00, D7; Gulbransen, SBNP, 12/9/01.
Johnson, Sheila Golburgh. Santa Barbara resident, whose works include Shared Sightings: an Anthology of Bird Poems (1995) [Spec PS595.B5 S53 1995] and After I Said No (2000) [Spec PS3560.O38642 A69 2000]. See also: Gilbar, Stories, 10.
Johnston, Moira (1934- ). Author of Ranch: Portrait of a Surviving Dream (1983), on Western ranches, including San Julian Ranch [Main and Spec, Wyles F595.2.W57 1983].
Jones, Charles S. (1895-1970). Author of From the Rio Grande to the Arctic: The Story of the Richfield Oil Corporation (1972), which includes information about the development of the Elwood oil field [Main and Spec HD9569.R5 J6].
Jones, John Coffin (1796-1861). United States consul in Hawaii in the 1830s, who then lived in Santa Barbara for several years. Special has a copy of Ross H. Gast’s Contentious Consul: A Biography of John Coffin Jones (1976) [Spec, Wyles HF3023.J66 G37]. See also: Gilbar, Literary, 15.
Juergensmeyer, Mark (1940- ). UCSB Professor of Sociology and Director of Global & International Studies. Author of several works on religion and politics, including: Religion as Social Vision: The Movement Against Untouchability in 20th Century Punjab (1982) [Main DS422.C3 J83], Fighting With Gandhi (1984) [Main and Spec DS481.G3 J84 1984], Fighting Fair: A Nonviolent Strategy for Resolving Everyday Conflicts (1986) [Main DS481.G3 J84 1986], Religious Rebels in the Punjab: The Social Vision of Untouchables (1988) [Main DS422.C3 J84 1988], Radhasoami Reality: The Logic of a Modern Faith (1991) [Main BP605.R33 J84 1991], The New Cold War? Religious Nationalism Confronts the Secular State (1993) [Main BL65.R48 J84 1993], and Terror in the Mind of God: The Global Rise of Religious Violence (2000) [Main BL65.V55 J84 2000].
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