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Eleanor Means Hull Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1827

Scope and Contents

The collection contains notes and corrected transcript for the children's book, A Trainful of Strangers, written by Eleanor Hull.


  • circa 1968


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Eleanor Means Hull was born in Denver, Colorado in 1913. She received her B.A. from the University of Redlands and B.F.A. from the University of Denver. She wrote children's books about migrant children and children from various ethnic groups during the years she was raising her five children. She also worked as a social worker in New York City among the poor which gave her inspiration for her book, A Trainful of Strangers.

Biographical source: "Eleanor (Means) Hull." Something About the Author,. Vol. 21. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1980.


1 folder

Language of Materials



The collection contains notes and corrected transcript for one title written by Hull.

Eleanor Means Hull Papers, circa 1968
Leslie Czechowski
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Revision Statements

  • April 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library