This collection contains correspondences, notes, and other material regarding J. Lloyd Eaton, a physician and book collector.
Eaton’s book collection of about 7,500 hardback editions of science fiction, fantasy and horror from the late nineteenth century
to 1955 was acquired by UC Riverside and formed the foundation of the Eaton Science Fiction & Fantasy Collection. Included
in his papers are the index cards, maintained by Eaton that list the books from his original collection, that contain his
hand annotations on the rarity and condition of books as well as story summaries and ratings.
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