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Finding Aid for the Helen (Woodsmall) Eldredge Papers, 1908-1955
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Helen (Woodsmall) Eldredge Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1908-1955
    Collection number: 789
    Creator: Eldredge, Helen (Woodsmall), 1879-1959
    Extent: 25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: 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.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.
    PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: except for boxes 1-24. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Helen (Woodsmall) Eldredge Papers (Collection 789). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    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.

    Scope and Content

    Boxes 1-24 include manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, photographs, and related printed material.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Eldredge, Helen (Woodsmall), 1879-1959 Archives.
    Women authors, American--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.
    Diaries.