J. Lloyd Eaton papers

J. Lloyd Eaton papers

Collection number: 205

Extent: 6.0 linear feet

Description: This collection contains correspondences, notes, and other material regarding J. Lloyd Eaton, a physician and book collector. Eaton’s book collection of about 7,500 hardback editions of science fiction, fantasy and horror from the late nineteenth century to 1955 was acquired by UC Riverside and formed the foundation of the of the J. Lloyd Eaton Collection of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Utopian Literature. Included in his papers are the index card listings of books owned by Eaton that contain his hand annotations on the rarity and condition of books as well as story summaries and ratings.

Dates: circa late 20th century

Subject Group: Literary and Cultural Studies

Access: This collection is open for research.

Last modified: 9/21/2010 8:30 AM by E. Milenkiewicz

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