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.
Jeanette Eaton was born November 30, 1886, in Columbus, Ohio, and died February 19, 1968, in Central Valley, NY. She received a BA from Vassar College in 1908 and a MA from Ohio State University in 1910. She spent the following year in Europe. Upon her return home, she began her career in writing. Her first biography for children in 1929 brought her recognition as an important writer for young people.
Something About the Author, vol. 24 p.110-112
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
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Collecting Area Details
Contact The Kerlan Collection of Children's Literature Collecting Area
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