Eleanor Means Hull Papers
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
- Hull, Eleanor Means (Person)
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.
Language of Materials
The collection contains notes and corrected transcript for one title written by Hull.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's stories, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Picture books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Eleanor Means Hull Papers, circa 1968
- Leslie Czechowski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- April 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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