Eaton, Charles Edward, 1916-2006
type Collector
dates 1916-2006
city Chapel Hill
gender M
history Collector, poet and professor, was born in Winston-Salem, N.C., received his B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina in 1936, studied at Princeton, and received his M.A. degree from Harvard, where he worked with Robert Frost, who later recommended him to the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.

Eaton served as Vice Consul in Brazil, 1942-1946, and as professor of creative writing at UNC, 1946-1952. In 1950, he married Isabel Patterson of Pittsburgh.

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University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Charles and Isabel Eaton Art Collection papers, 1920s-1990s (general abstract). see details...
Southern Historical Collection
The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Charles Edward Eaton papers, 1916-1990s [manuscript]. see details...