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Bernie D. Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00743

Scope and Contents

The papers of Bernie D. Jones, including correspondence, email, photographs, audiovisual materials, unpublished manuscript materials, including writing and speeches, published materials, research files, and materials related to teaching.

Dates

  • 1986-2016

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Access

Until we move into New Neilson in early 2021, collections are stored in multiple locations and may take up to 48 hours to retrieve. Researchers are strongly encouraged to contact Special Collections (specialcollections@smith.edu) at least a week in advance of any planned visits so that boxes may be retrieved for them in a timely manner.

Conditions Governing Use

To the extent that she owns copyright, Bernie D. Jones has assigned the copyright in her works to Smith College; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Bernie D. Jones, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Biographical Note

Bernie D. Jones is a legal scholar and author. She was born in Brooklyn, New York. Her parents immigrated to the United States in 1966 from Grenada in the British West Indies. She was raised in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, where her parents were members of Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church. She had her first communion in 1976 and was confirmed in 1980. She attended Public School 92 for elementary school, Holy Cross School for middle school, followed by Midwood High School, Hunter College, the New York University School of Law and the University of Virginia, where she earned a doctorate in U.S. History. Her specialization was in legal history and theory. She served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the New York City Law Department from 1992-1995 and was on the faculty of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Legal Studies from 2003-2008. Thereafter she was on the faculty of Suffolk University Law School from 2008-2015. As of June, 2015, she is a postulant in the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, in formation towards ordination into the vocational diaconate.

Extent

13.75 linear feet (13 boxes. Other materials in the collection: Flat file: posters.)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Bernie D. Jones is a legal scholar and author. She was born in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from Hunter College, the New York University School of Law and the University of Virginia, where she earned a doctorate in U.S. History. Her specialization was in legal history and theory. She served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the New York City Law Department from 1992-1995 and was on the faculty of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Legal Studies from 2003-2008. Thereafter she was on the faculty of Suffolk University Law School from 2008-2015.The papers of Bernie D. Jones, including correspondence, email, photographs, audiovisual materials, unpublished manuscript materials, including writing and speeches, published materials, research files, and materials related to teaching.

Arrangement

This collection has been added to over time in multiple "accessions." An accession is a group of materials received from the same source at approximately the same time. Note that in most cases, container numbers start over at 1 with each new accession.

Other Finding Aids

One or more content listings to individual accessions in this collection are available for download. Links can be found in the description of the individual accessions.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Bernie D. Jones in 2015
Title
Finding aid to Bernie D. Jones papers
Status
Minimum Finding Aid (Completed)
Author
Ellice Amanna
Date
2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2017-07-26T17:48:24-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.

Repository Details

Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository

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