Eloise Keeler papers and family materials

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Eloise Keeler papers and family materials
Dates: 1935-1992
Collection Number: 1985.011
Extent: 1 carton, 1 box (1.2 linear ft.)
Repository: Berkeley Historical Society
Berkeley, California 94704
Abstract: Mainly Eloise Keeler writings and personal materials.
Language of Material: English


The collection is open for research. Some items damaged by fire: restricted use.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Berkeley Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the archivist of the Society. Permission for publication is given as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

Eloise Keeler papers and family materials. Berkeley Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ann Sterling Miller, 1985, with later additions.

Biography/Administrative History

Eloise Keeler was born on April 5, 1905, to prominent Berkeley writer Charles Augustus Keeler, and artist and photographer Louise Mapes Bunnell Keeler. Eloise Keeler graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1926, majoring in economics and acted in student productions. Keeler was a free-lance writer in the San Francisco Bay Area, writing in many different genres including short stories, newspaper and magazine articles, plays, screenplays, radio and television scripts, poetry and a biography on her brother Leonarde Keeler. Eloise Keeler died in Marin County, Calif., on Sept. 24, 2000.

Scope and Content of Collection

Writings of Eloise Keeler: poems, plays, short stories; Pet columns for San Francisco Examiner, 1965-1975; some correspondence and some family photographs.

Indexing Terms

Manuscripts for publication.
Radio plays

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