Jeanette Eaton Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a corrected typescript for the book Washington: the Nation's First Hero, a biography of George Washington published in 1951.
- circa 1951
- Eaton, Jeanette (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
Jeanette Eaton was born November 30, 1886, in Columbus, Ohio.She received a BA from Vassar College in 1908 and a MA from Ohio State University in 1910. Eaton is best known as a writer of biographies for children, and several of her books were runners-up for the John Newbery Medal. She died in February, 1968. Prior to her death Eaton lived in Spring Valley, New York.
"Jeanette Eaton (1886-1968)." Something About the Author. Vol. 24. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1981.
Language of Materials
Jeanette Eaton's papers consist of a corrected typescript for a biography of George Washington.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This material was originally given to Dr. Irvin Kerlan who in turn donated it to the University of Minnesota.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- United States -- History -- Biography -- Juvenile literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Washington, George, 1732-1799 (Depicted) -- Juvenile literature
- Jeanette Eaton Papers, circa 1951
- Lois Steer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- August 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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