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Eloise Keeler papers, 1942-1981, undated.
BANC MSS 93/121 c Box 1; BANC MSS 93/121 c Box 2; BANC MSS 93/121 c carton 1; BANC MSS 93/121 c carton 2; ...
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Eloise Keeler papers, 1942-1981, undated


Keeler, Eloise, 1905-2000, creator


Consists of corrected typescripts of stories, articles, radio scripts and poems, many never published. Drafts of published works are "Susanne: an intriguing comedy in three acts," and "The lie detector man." Corrections made in author's own hand reflect multiple stages of revision. Many of the scripts have comments and handwritten changes, which indicate that they were performed.


1942 (issued)


Keeler, Eloise -- 1905-2000 -- Archives
Keeler, Charles -- 1871-1937
Authors, American -- California
Women authors -- 20th century


COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Eloise Keeler papers, BANC MSS 93/121 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Eloise Keeler; 1993.
Gift; of Anne Miller; December 2000.
Related collections at The Bancroft Library: Charles Augustus Keeler Papers (BANC MSS C-H 105; Additions, BANC MSS 93/122 c); Leonarde Keeler papers (BANC MSS 76/40 c); "My brother Leonarde and his lie detector" (BANC MSS 86/79 c)
Printed materials have been transferred to the book collection of the Bancroft Library.
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.
In English.


Radio plays.
Television plays.
Manuscripts for publication.

Physical Description:

2 cartons and 2 boxes (3.3 linear ft.)




BANC MSS 93/121 c Box 1
BANC MSS 93/121 c Box 2
BANC MSS 93/121 c carton 1
BANC MSS 93/121 c carton 2
BANC MSS 93/121 c
BANC MSS 93/121 c



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COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.