|Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
At a Glance
Manuscripts of Eaton's poetry anthologies for children, and other works on children's literature, many articles, book reviews, papers, reports, and lecture notes.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection (except box 12, glass slides) is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Anne Thaxter Eaton papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--School of Library Service. Method of acquisition--Transfer; Date of acquisition--1974. Accession number--M-74.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged 06/--/1989 Christina Hilton Fenn
Addition (2015.2016.M169) processed 07/5/2016 by PTL
Glass slides in box 12 were rehoused into smaller, appropriate box. Original box 12 was deaccessioned from ReCAP. One remaining folder of photographs from original box 12 was moved to box 13. kws 2021-12-10
2009-06-26 File created.
2012-01-13 EAD created by PTL
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Librarian of The Lincoln School of Teachers' College, Columbia University, from its beginning in 1917 until 1946. The Lincoln School developed an experimental program in which library skills were taught as a part of each subject on the primary and secondary levels. Miss Eaton was involved in many phases of the school activities. After her retirement, she taught at the library school of St. John's University and reviewed books for children.