Title: John Roberts Jester Collection
Creator: Jester, John Roberts (1875-1965)
Biography: Includes image
Provenance: This collection is compiled of two separate donations, both from John Kemp Durst. Accession # 1968-066 was donated on February 1, 1968 and Accretion # 2003-044 was donated on December 10, 2003.
Extent: 2 linear ft (2 boxes)
Date Range: 1898 - 1963
Abstract: The Jester papers consist of publications and writings by Jester, as well as newspaper clippings, church bulletins, and sermons by and relating to him. As Jester was a Baptist minister, the bulk of these papers relate to his church work. Much of this collection is dated in the 1920s, while some is 1910s and as recent as 1963.
Scope and Content: Box 1: Paper, Clippings, Writings; Box 2: Scrapbooks
Location: Manuscript Collection
Accession #: 1968-066, 2003-044