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.
The papers are arranged in seven series: 1) FAMILY RECORDS, 2) DIARIES AND NOTEBOOKS, 3) DRAWINGS, 4) SCRAPBOOKS, 5) PHOTOGRAPHS,
6) CORRESPONDENCE, AND 7) EPHEMERA.
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.
2.20 linear feet
(5 archives boxes, 9 oversize folders)
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
The scrapbooks in Box 3 (Folders 8, 10, and 12) are restricted because of their fragile condition. Researchers should use
the photocopy scrapbooks provided in those folders.