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Gertrude Jobes papers | University of Miami Special Collections

By Rudo Kemper

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ID: ASM0105

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Biographies, Genealogies, Letters, Manuscripts, Miami (Florida) - Poetry, Sketches, Typescripts

Languages: English

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Gertrude Jobes was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1907, and is the author of a number of books including One Happy Family; Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols; Outer Space; and The Motion Picture Empire. She often contributed her poetry to anthologies and avant-garde journals. She lated resided in Miami, Florida.

The Gertrude Jobes Collection contains typescripts and manuscripts by Gertrude Jobes. Included is an undated and unpublished 91 page typescript titled The Patriot and the Traitor: a tragi-comedy in three acts, an undated and unpublished typescript titled Tigers in the Bamboo Grove, assorted prose writings, and assorted poetry. Also included is biographical and genealogical data on Jobes, a sketch of Jobes,  and correspondence from the years 1965-1969, chiefly on the subject of the illness and death of her husband James A. Jobes.

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Jobes, Gertrude

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Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Gertrude Jobes Papers Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to

Preferred Citation: Gertrude Jobes Papers, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

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