Guide to the J. Lloyd Eaton papers

Finding aid prepared by Special Collections & Archives staff.
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Descriptive Summary

Title: J. Lloyd Eaton papers
Collection Number: 205
Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Extent: 6.0 linear feet
Date: circa mid 20th century
Abstract: 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 Eaton Science Fiction & Fantasy Collection. Included in his papers are the index cards, maintained by Eaton that list the books from his original collection, that contain his hand annotations on the rarity and condition of books as well as story summaries and ratings.
Languages: The collection is in English.
Creator: Eaton, J. Lloyd

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Preferred Citation

[identification of item]. J. Lloyd Eaton papers, Collection 205. University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Processing History

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Collection Scope and Content Summary

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 Eaton Science Fiction & Fantasy Collection. Included in his papers are the index cards, maintained by Eaton that list the books from his original collection, that contain his hand annotations on the rarity and condition of books as well as story summaries and ratings.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Eaton, J. Lloyd
Correspondence.
Notes.
Science fiction.