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Anne Thaxter Eaton papers, 1917-1969

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0378
Bib ID 4078723 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Eaton, Anne Thaxter
Title Anne Thaxter Eaton papers, 1917-1969
Physical Description 6 linear feet (12 manuscript boxes, 1 glass slide box, 1 flat box)
Language(s) English .
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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.

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Anne Thaxter Eaton papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu 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

Processing Information

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

Revision Description

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.

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Glass phototransparencies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Children's literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Children's poetry Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Teachers College Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Teachers College. Lincoln School Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Teachers College. Lincoln School -- Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Library education Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
St. John's University (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women college teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women librarians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.

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Box List



Box 1 Correspondence, 1917-1969



Box 2 Correspondence -letters from children


Box 2 Book reviews by A.T. Eaton


Box 2 Book manuscripts:


Box 2 The Animal's Christmas



Box 13 The Animal's Christmas. New York: The Viking Press, 1944



Box 2 history or children's literature. Part II.



Box 3 Reading with children.


Box 3 A round dozen -Louisa May Alcott.


Box 3 School library service. (printed copies)



Box 4 Treasure for the taking


Box 4 Treasure for the taking. Rev. ed.


Box 4 Welcome Christmas!



Box 13 The Animal's Christmas!. New York: The Viking Press, 1955



Box 5 Articles, reports, papers, etc.


Box 5 Lectures, undated



Box 6 Lectures, 1918-1967 & undated, 1918-1967, undated


Miscellaneous:



Box 7 Adele Bennett. Master's essay on A.T.E.


Box 7 St. John's University .course mteria1s


Box 7 The Viking Press, Inc. -publicity materials


Box 7 Misc. & printed materials



Box 13 Christmas Greetings from Anne Thaxter Eaton (16), 1936-1968


The Lincoln School:



Box 8 bookplate –drawing


Box 8 bookplate -3 printer's plates


Box 8 German class -correspondence with Gerhardt Hauptmann


Box 8 lists, etc.


Box 8 Literary Club


Box 8 staff lists


Box 8 students' work


Box 8 The Lincoln School Library:


Box 8 Annual reports, etc.


Box 8 Library: closing (1948)



Box 9 Clippings


Box 9 Clippings re. alumni


Box 9 Dramatic productions



Box 10 Printed materials (see also: oversized Folder)



Box 11 Printed materials - periodicals of The Lincoln School



Box 12 Glass slides



Box 13 Photographs


Box 13 Photographs (3), 1958