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Eaton (J. Lloyd) papers
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Series 1. Personal Materials circa 1915-2007

Series Scope and Contents

This series contains materials related to Eaton's interest in collecting and reviewing science fiction, fantasy, and horror books. Items in the series include correspondence between Eaton and various book dealers and collectors, ratings Eaton created of various stories and science fiction works, a photograph of Eaton, a Delineascope slide projector, and an interview on Eaton with his wife Gladys Eaton.

Series Arrangement

The series is arranged topically.
Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence from Andre Norton 1956

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence from Brad Day 1953

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence from Donald M. Grant 1952

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence from F. and S.F. Book Company 1952-1966

Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence from Fred Brown 1949-1961

Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence from G. Ken Chapman 1949-1956

Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence from Henry M. Eichner 1963-1965

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence from John C. Nithka 1965-1968

Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence from Louis E. Lambert 1965

Box 1, Folder 10

Correspondence from Melvin Korshak 1949

Box 1, Folder 11

Correspondence from J. Lloyd Eaton to Melvin Korshak 1946-1949

Box 1, Folder 12

Correspondence from Norman Syms 1952

Box 1, Folder 13

Correspondence from O.S. McFarland 1954

Box 1, Folder 14

Correspondence from J. Lloyd Eaton to Stuart A. Teitler 1967-1968

Box 1, Folder 15

Correspondence from Elizabeth Weeks to Stuart A. Teitler 1970

Box 1, Folder 16

Correspondence from ThyrilL. Ladd 1950-1954

Box 20

Delineascope Slide Projector circa 1915

Box 1, Folder 17

Eaton's History of San Francisco Science Fiction Club undated

Box 1, Folder 18

Interview with Gladys Eaton (DVD) 2007

Box 1, Folder 19

Portrait 1960

Box 1, Folder 20

Ratings - Anthologies and Lost Race Novels undated

Box 1, Folder 21

Ratings - Best Science Fiction and Fantastic Literature undated

 

Series 2. Collection Card Catalog circa 1968

Series Scope and Contents

The series consists of index cards listing the novels originally donated to the University of California, Riverside's Special Collections Department from J. Lloyd Eaton, organized by both title and author. Certain cards also have handwritten comments from Eaton.

Series Arrangement

The series is arranged alphabetically by title, then author following Eaton's original order.
Box 2

Title A-Ca circa 1968

Box 3

Title Ce-Dr circa 1968

Box 4

Title E-Gr circa 1968

Box 5

Title H-Le circa 1968

Box 6

Title Lo-Mu circa 1968

Box 7

Title N-Q circa 1968

Box 8

Title T-Ve circa 1968

Box 9

Title R-Str circa 1968

Box 10

Title W-Z, Journals circa 1968

Box 11

Author A-Bo circa 1968

Box 12

Author Br-Cr circa 1968

Box 13

Author D-Fo circa 1968

Box 14

Author G-Hu circa 1968

Box 15

Author I-Lo circa 1968

Box 16

Author Mc-O circa 1968

Box 17

Author P-Si circa 1968

Box 18

Author Sm-W circa 1968

Box 19

Author We-Z, Editors circa 1968