Scope and Contents
The Writings series makes up the bulk of the papers. The material is divided into five sections: (a) Books, which served as a basis for the published works mentioned above, consisting of notebooks on modern French painting and sculpture; (b) Articles, of a philosophical, sometimes satirical nature, written for the New Haven Journal and Courier, usually signed "Periander," 1894-1895, 1897-1901, 1903, 1908, 1910; (c) Lectures on the history of art contained in approximately one hundred notebooks, mostly undated; (d) Journals pertaining to Eaton's travels in Europe, 1853-1854, and England, 1877-1878; and (e) Writings of Others, 1908, 1913-1914, n.d.
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
8 Linear Feet (19 boxes)
Language of Materials
Biographical / Historical
Additional biographical material may be found in Who Was Who in America, 1897-1942, Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography, and the Yale Alumni Weekly, May 1912.
* Professor Eaton always used the initial D. in place of Daniel in order to distinguish himself from his cousin, Daniel Cady Eaton (1834-1895), a botanist and also a professor at Yale.
"Introduction to the Study of Greek Sculpture." An Address. (New Haven, 1878) (In Greek Archaeology, V. I)
"Introduction to the Study of Greek Sculpture," 1878
"Pensions." New Haven, 1893 (originally published in the New Haven Register
Report to Messrs. Bacon and Twichell, appointed June, 1875, committee to investigate the affairs of the Art School. (New Haven, 1875)
The Study of the Arts of design in American Colleges... New Haven, 1882
Yale College in 1881. Four articles by an "Alumnus" reprinted from the New Haven Evening Register
Yale College in 1890, Reflections on its charter, 1890
"Unconstitutional Coinage" (n.p., n.d.)
- Guide to the D. Cady Eaton Papers
- Under Revision
- compiled by Linda Wrigley
- November 1970
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- Finding aid written in English.
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