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Walter Prichard Eaton papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 190

Scope and Contents

The papers consist largely of short stories, reviews, criticism, notes, and a small quantity of correspondence.

Dates

  • 1894-1948

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of F. C. Canfield, 1959; and transferred from the Frank McMullan Papers, 1988.

Arrangement

Collection is arranged by accession.

Extent

3.25 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0190

Overview

The papers consist largely of short stories, reviews, criticism, notes, and a small quantity of correspondence.

Biographical / Historical

Walter P. Eaton: worked in the drama department, New York Tribune, 1902-1907; drama critic, New York Sun, 1907-1908; drama critic, American Magazine, 1909-1918; professor of playwriting, Yale University, 1933-1947; free-lance drama and theater critic; author.
Title
Guide to the Walter Prichard Eaton Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
October 1984
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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