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titleCharles and Isabel Eaton Art Collection papers, 1920s-1990s (general abstract).
repositoryUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
collection titleLetters, photographs, catalogs, clippings, printed books, and other items relating to the work of artists represented in the Charles Edward and Isabel Eaton Art Collection. Included are materials from exhibits of works from the collection and materials relating to agents and other collectors. Note that artists and others represented in the papers are cataloged separately by last name.
extent7.5 linear ft.)
formatsCorrespondence Photographs Catalogs Clippings Ephemera
accessNo restrictions.
record linkhttp://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/e/Eaton,Charles%5FEdward%5Fand%5FIsabel
record sourcehttp://www.loc.gov/coll/nucmc/
finding aidOnline and in repository
acquisition informationReceived from Charles Edward and Isabel Eaton of Chapel Hill, N.C., in May 1991 (Acc. 91062), January 1992 (Acc. 92015), March 1995 (Acc. 95038), August 1996 (Acc. 96120), and March 1998 (Acc. 98040 and 98041).
updated05/12/2022 11:09:49
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titleCharles Edward Eaton papers, 1916-1990s [manuscript].
repositorySouthern Historical Collection
collection titleCharles Edward Eaton (1916- ), poet and professor, was born in Winston-Salem, N.C. Eaton 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. Eaton is a widely published and highly regarded writer, who has won numerous poetry prizes and other honors. The collection includes poems, short stories, and other writings; correspondence; scrapbooks; and other material of Charles Edward Eaton. Items chiefly relate to Eaton's writing and teaching careers, but some family materials are present. Individuals significant in the collection include Witter Bynner, Alfred Dorn, Emily Katherine Harris, Robert Hillyer, Judy Hogan, Will Inman, John T. Irwin, Karl Knaths, Dave Smith, R. W. Stallman, Charles Tomlinson, Frederick Turner, Louis Untermeyer, Peter Viereck, William Carlos Williams, Harold Witt, Stark Young, and Morton Zabel.Bio/History: Charles Edward Eaton, 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 tot he 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. Eaton is a widely published and highly regarded writer, who has won numerous poetry prizes and other honors.

Location
Southern Historical Collection
Call Number
4128
extent60.0 linear feet
formatsWritings Correspondence Scrapbooks Ephemera
accessThis collection has restrictions to access. Please see details below or contact the Manuscripts Department for more information.
record linkhttp://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/e/Eaton,Charles_Edward.html
record sourcehttp://search.lib.unc.edu/search?R=UNCb2912126
finding aidOnline and in repository
acquisition informationReceived from Charles Edward Eaton, Chapel Hill, N.C., in a number of installments beginning in 1977.
updated11/12/2014 11:29:55
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