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Finding Aid for the Helen (Woodsmall) Eldredge Papers, 1908-1955
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Description
Helen (Woodsmall) Eldredge (1879-1959) was born in Selma, Alabama. She founded a physical education movement in India, traveled extensively in Europe and the Middle East and became a writer and lecturer in Oriental subjects and international affairs. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, photographs, and related printed material.
Background
Eldredge was born on January 19, 1879 in Selma, Alabama; attended University of Nebraska, Colorado College, and Columbia University; in 1909, went to India and founded a physical education movement; married Mark Eldredge in 1911, and lived in India into the 1920s; traveled extensively in Europe and the Middle East; became a writer and lecturer in Oriental subjects and international affairs; also known as a singer; she died on October 21, 1959 in Santa Barbara, California.
Extent
25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.