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Ernest Thompson Seton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1550

Scope and Contents

The collection contains two pencil drawings by Ernest Thompson Seton.

Dates

  • undated

Creator

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

Ernest Thompson Seton was a writer, naturalist, and artist. He was was born Ernest Evan Thompson in South Shields, Durham, England on August 14, 1860 and moved to Canada as a child. In the 1890s he was appointed the official naturalist to the government of Manitoba. After moving to the United States he founded the Woodcraft Indians (later changed to the Woodcraft League of America) and cofounded the Boy Scouts of America in 1910. In 1931 he became an American citizen and died in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1946.

Extent

2 items

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection contains two pencil drawings by Seton.
Title
Ernest Thompson Seton Collection, undated
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Czechowski
Date
01/14/2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • February 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

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Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library