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Eshleman Family Papers
MSS 0177  
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Documents, covering the period 1890-1985, of the family of Clayton Eshleman, writer, editor and translator. Includes correspondence between Clayton and his parents and between Clayton and his first wife Barbara; an extensive collection of family photographs; the family's school, church and financial records; and scrapbooks from Clayton's childhood.
Clayton Eshleman, reknowned poet, translator, and editor, was born June 1, 1935, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the only child of Gladys and Ira Eshleman. His childhood was spent in Indianapolis,and he attended the University of Indiana. After graduating from the university, he travelled to Mexico, Central and South America, and Japan.
2.2 Linear feet (5 archives boxes, 1 flat box)
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Three original scrapbooks are restricted because of their fragile condition. Researchers may use the photocopy scrapbooks provided in FB-004 as substitutes.