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|Occupation||Film historian, author|
While working as an archivist for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists he met Eleanor Keaton, Buster Keaton's widow, and began organizing her collection of photographs, leading to the illustrated biography Buster Keaton Remembered (2001). He later served as archivist for the Chaplin family's Roy Export S.A.S., The Harold Lloyd Trust, and the Mary Pickford Foundation  where he helped preserve both film and photographs from these important collections. As a producer, he packaged the Harold Lloyd Classic Comedies for Turner Classic Movies, later released to home video. As a filmmaker, he produced and directed the short film Rediscovering John Gilbert (2010) which aired on cable television as well as released to home video.
- A Star Is Born: Judy Garland and the Film That Got Away (TCM/Running Press, 2018)
- Douglas Fairbanks (UC Press/Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, 2008)
- Chaplin: Genius of the Cinema (Harry N. Abrams, 2003),
- Harold Lloyd: Master Comedian (Harry N. Abrams, 2002)
- Buster Keaton Remembered (Harry N. Abrams, 2001)
- Animal Crackers (Universal Pictures 2016)
- City Lights (Criterion Collection 2013)
- The Big Parade (Warner Home Video 2013)
- On Approval (Inception Media 2013)
- The Thief of Bagdad (Cohen Film Collection 2013)
- Grand Hotel (Warner Home Video 2013)
- The Gold Rush (Criterion Collection 2012)
- Sparrows (Milestone Film & Video 2012)
- Bardelys the Magnificent (Flicker Alley 2009)
- Midnight Mary (Warner Home Video 2009)
- A Modern Musketeer (Flicker Alley 2008)
- Picture Snatcher (Warner Home Video 2008)
- Night Nurse(Warner Home Video 2008)
- The Divorcee (Warner Home Video 2008)
- The Mysterious Lady (Warner Home Video 2005)
- Spite Marriage (Warner Home Video 2004)
- Kehr, Dave (24 August 2001). "At the Movies". The New York Times. Retrieved 8 August 2014.
- "City Lights at the Dawn of the Talkies: An Interview with Jeffrey Vance" The AMNESP Academic Review Blog December 20, 2013 :http://blogs.bu.edu/confluence/2013/12/20/city-lights-vance/
- Mary Pickford Foundation: http://marypickford.org/2013/03/jeffrey-vance-examining-archival-film-holdings/
- Luft, Lorna; Vance, Jeffrey (18 September 2018). A STAR IS BORN. Philadelphia: Running Press. p. 248. ISBN 9780762464807. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
- Kellogg, Carolyn (February 5, 2009). "'Douglas Fairbanks' by Jeffrey Vance". Los Angeles Times.
- Walton, David (18 January 2004). "Impossibly Large Shoes". The New York Times. Retrieved 8 August 2014.
- Loos, Ted (21 July 2002). "A Matter of Attitude". The New York Times.
- Loos, Ted (8 April 2001). "A Hat Comes With It". The New York Times. Retrieved 8 August 2014.