PCL MS 160 Jayne Ann Krentz Collection
|Title||PCL MS 160 Jayne Ann Krentz Collection|
|Introduction||The Jayne Ann Krentz Collection consists of approximately 0.2 cubic feet and contains several copies of speeches, publicity materials, articles, an audio script, and materials related to personal accomplishments/awards. |
The collection was donated by Jayne Ann Krentz through a series of installments in 1997, 1999, and 2002. There are no restrictions placed upon the use of this collection for scholarly purposes. The collection is open for research; however, researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works authored by Jayne Ann Krentz.
Please contact the BPCL reference email with any questions about this collection. The collection was arranged and described by Annie Rose Land June 2013. The finding aid was updated by Manuscripts & Outreach Archivist Steve Ammidown in October 2019.
Born March 28, 1948, Jayne Ann Castle (maiden name), Jayne Ann Krentz (married name) has authored 32 New York Times Bestsellers. There are over 23 million copies of her Romance books in print and she continues to write books to satisfy a variety of audiences. In 1970 she obtained her B.A. in History at the University of California, Santa Cruz and continued her education by obtaining a Masters in Library Science from San Jose State University. She worked as a librarian for several years in academic and corporate libraries before she decided to focus on her writing career.
|Scope and Content|
The Jayne Ann Krentz Collection includes copies of speeches given by Krentz, including in 2000 at the Romance In The New Milleniumn Conference sponsored by the Browne Popular Culture Library, as well as articles written by or about her, promotional items, award notifications and book reviews. One unique item in the collection is the audio script for the 1997 Amanda Quick novel Affair, which can provide researchers a glimpse into the translation between written and audio works.