TRENT UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES

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Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946

85-005

TITLE

Ernest Thompson Seton collection. -- 1886-1984. -- 61 cm of textual records. -- 5 photographs : 2 glass slides. -- 1 audio cassette.

BIOGRAPHY / HISTORY

Ernest Thompson Seton was born August 14, 1860 and changed his name from Ernest Evan Thompson in 1898. He was born in England and came to the United States in 1898. He died October 23, 1946 in Santa Fe, New Mexico is buried at Seton Village, Santa Fe. He is best known as the founder of the Boy Scouts of America. He studied art in Toronto, New York, London and Paris. He worked as an illustrator for several publishers and as a naturalist for the Government of Manitoba. He published his first children's book "Wild Animals I have Known" in 1898. He published a large number of children's and nature books as well as numerous articles. (Taken from: "Contemporary Authors." Hal May, ed. 1983.)

CUSTODIAL HISTORY

This collection was created by and in the custody of Professor John Wadland before being donated to Trent University.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

This collection consists of memorabilia, magazine articles, correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to Ernest Thompson Seton.

NOTES

Title based on content of collection.

This collection was purchased from Professor John Wadland by means of a S.S.H.R.C. grant.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

For related records see: 81-014 and 83-020.

FINDING AID

Box 1

Folder:

1. Blank scrapbook, signed by E.T.S.

2. 3 copy prints E.T.S.; 2 glass negatives of scouting maneuvers, tape recording of E.T.S.

3. Printed bibliography of E.T.S., Daniel Varter Beard and Robert Baden-Powell; printed bibliography of Boy Scout Handbook, Scoutmaster's Handbook, Patrol Leader's Handbook and Filed Book

4. Correspondence: Christmas card (nd signed Anya Seton); letter from Julia Seton to Mr. Leroy W. Staff, march 17, 1941 re: camp at Seton Village.

5. Illustrations by E.T.S. from The Indian Costume Book by Julia M. Seton.

6. Newspaper clippings; biographical information E.T.S.; brochure on Seton Village, New Mexico.

7. Catalogues of art and books by E.T.S.

8. Article re: E.T.S from "Harding's Magazine" October 1949.

9. Illustration of beaver by E.T.S. for New York State Annual Report: Forest, Fish and Game Commission, 1904- 1905-1906.

10 Pamphlet from "The Scouting Museum"

11 Reprint of a Reader's Digest article "Wild Animals He Has Known" 1946

12 Pamphlet by E.T.S. "The Log of the Master Woodsman" 1925

13 Article "Lure of the Wild" from Coronet, by ETS, 1954

14 Articles from "The Century Magazine" by ETS 1888-1907

15 Articles from "Scribners Magazine" by ETS 1892-1916

16 Articles in "Recreation" Magazine by ETS, 1900

17 Article from "Current Opinion" by ETS , nd

18 "Scout Memorabilia"

19 4 issues of "Trading Post" , 1981-1982

20 Articles from "St. Nicholas" by ETS, 1888

21 6 issues of "The Totem Board" 1932-1934

22 1 issue "Persimmon Hill" 1983

23 1 issue "Montana", 1984

24 10 reprints from "Boys' Life"

25 2 issues "The Antique Trader" 1977, 1980

26 Articles from "Ladies Home Journal" by ETS 1901-1917

27 Miscellaneous; including, "White Man's Last Opportunity" by ETS 1908

28 Lindsay commemoration plaque: articles on ETS 1948

Box 2

Folder:

1 American Boy, June 1911

2 American Boy, July 1911

3 American Boy, Aug 1911

4 American Boy, Sept 1911

5 American Boy, Oct 1911

6 American Boy, Nov 1911

7 American Boy, Dec 1911

8 American Boy, Jan 1912

9 American Boy, Feb 1912

10 American Boy, March 1912

11 American Boy, April 1912

12 American Magazine, Oct 1904

13 The Auk, Jan 1893

14 The Auk, Oct 1897

15 The Auk, April 1919

16 The Auk, Oct 1921

17 Bird Lore, April 1899

18 Bird Lore, June 1900

19 Bird Lore, Oct 1900

20 Bird Lore, Nov-Dec 1901

21 Bird Lore, Nov-Dec 1902

22 Bird Lore, Nov-Dec 1903

23 Bird Lore, Nov-Dec 1904

24 Bird Lore, Jan-Feb 1909

25 Bird Lore, Nov-Dec 1920

26 Bird Lore, May-June 1921

27 Bird Lore, Nov-Dec 1921

28 Bird Lore, July-Aug 1935

29 The Bookman, march 1901

30 The Bookman, July 1907

31 The Bookman, (London), Dec 1913

32 The Boys and Girls Bookshelf, 1912

33 Boy's Life, Dec 1912

34 Boy's Life, Jan 1913

35 Boy's Life, Feb 1913

36 Boy's Life, March 1913

37 Boy's Life, April 1913

38 Boy's Life, May 1913

39 Boy's Life, July 1913

40 Boy's Life, Aug 1913

41 Boy's Life, Oct 1913

42 Boy's Life, Nov 1913

43 Boy's Life, Dec 1913

44 Boy's Life, Jan 1914, Feb 1960

45 Boy's Life, March 1914

46 Boy's Life, April 1914

47 Boy's Life, May 1914

48 Boy's Life, June 1914

49 Boy's Life, Sept 1914

50 Boy's Life, Oct 1914

51 Boy's Life, Dec 1914

52 Boy's Life, March 1915

53 Boy's Life, April 1915

54 Boy's Life, May 1915

55 Boy's Life, April 1925

56 Century, July 1886

57 Century, July 1887

58 Century, Sept 1888

59 Century, Oct 1888

60 Century, Oct 1894

61 Century, Nov 1899

62 Century, Dec 1899

63 Century, Jan 1900

64 Century, March 1900

65 Century, May 1900

66 Century, Aug 1900

67 Century, Nov 1901

68 Century, Nov 1903

69 Century, Dec 1903

70 Century, Jan 1904

71 Century, Feb, 1904

72 Century, March 1904

73 Century, June 1904

74 Century, Nov 1907

75 Century, Dec 1908

76 Century, Jan 1909

77 Century, Feb 1909

78 Century, Sept 1909

79 Century, Dec 1921

80 Century, Nov 1922

81 Colliers, Oct 20, 1900

82 Colliers, April, 24, 1901

83 Colliers, Jan 22, 1916

84 Colliers, Aug, 1 1925

85 Conservationists, Dec-Jan 1973-74

86 Cosmopolitan, April 1922

87 Country Gentlemen, June 11, 1921

88 Country Life, Dec 1903

89 Country Life, May 1904

90 Country Life, June 1904

91 Country Life, July 1904

92 Country Life, Aug 1904

93 Country Life, Sept 1904

94 Country Life, Nov 1904

95 Country Life, Jan 1905

96 Country Life, Feb 1905

97 Country Life, April 1905

98 Country Life, May 1905

99 Country Life, June 1905

100 Country Life, Jan 1906

101 Country Life, Nov 1908

102 Country Life, dec 1908

103 Country Life, Jan 1909

104 Country Life, Feb 1909

105 Country Life, March 1909

106 Country Life, April 1909

107 Country Life, July 1909

108 Country Life, Aug 1909

109 Country Life, Sept 1909

110 Country Life, Oct 1909

111 Country Life, Dec 1909

112 Country Life, Feb 1910

113 Country Life, Nov 1910

114 Country Life, Sept 1911

115 Country Life, Dec 1911

116 Country Life, Nov 1912

117 Country Life, Dec 1912

118 Country Life, Jan 1913

119 Country Life, Oct 1918

120 Craftsman, Oct 1910

121 Craftsman, June 1916

122 Current Opinion, June 1920

123 Current Opinion, Oct 1922

124 Everybody's, Jan 1901

125 Every Month, May 1899

126 Field & Stream, March 1914

127 Field & Stream, April 1914

128 Field & Stream, May 1914

129 Field & Stream, July 1914

130 Field & Stream, Aug 1914

131 Field & Stream, Nov 1914

132 Field & Stream, Jan 1915

133 Forest & Stream, June 3 1886

134 Forest & Stream, March 31, 1887

135 Forest & Stream, June 16, 1887

136 Forest & Stream, March 29, 1888

137 Forest & Stream, April 5, 1888

138 Forest & Stream, April 19, 1888

139 Forest & Stream, July 19, 1888

140 Forest & Stream, June 16, 1892

141 Forest & Stream, June 23, 1892

142 Forest & Stream, June 30, 1892

143 Forest & Stream, Aug 29, 1892

144 Forest & Stream, Nov 17, 1892

145 Forest & Stream, Nov 18, 1892

146 Forest & Steam, April 14, 1894

147 Forest & Stream, Dec 26, 1896

148 Forest & Stream, Jan 23, 1897

149 Forest & Stream, Oct 8, 1898

150 Four Track News, Jan 1905

151 Golden Book, July 1930

152 Hardings Magazine, Oct 1949

153 Harpers, July 1884

154 Hearts, Aug 1920

155 Holiday, Sept 1905

156 House & Garden, Oct 1923

157 Journal of Mammology, Nov 1920

158 Journal of Mammology, Feb 1925

159 Kindergarten, Feb 1906

160 Ladies Home Journal, July 1900

161 Ladies Home Journal, July 1901

162 Ladies Home Journal, Sept 1901

163 Ladies Home Journal, Oct, 1901

164 Ladies Home Journal, Aug 1902

165 Ladies Home Journal, Oct 1902

166 Ladies Home Journal, Dec 1902

167 Ladies Home Journal, Jan 1903

168 Ladies Home Journal, Feb 1903

169 Ladies Home Journal, March 1903

170 Ladies Home Journal, April 1903

171 Ladies Home Journal, May 1903

172 Ladies Home Journal, June 1903

173 Ladies Home Journal, July 1903

174 Ladies Home Journal, Aug 1903

175 Ladies Home Journal, Nov 1903

176 Ladies Home Journal, Dec 1903

177 Ladies Home Journal, Feb 1904

178 Ladies Home Journal, March 1904

179 Ladies Home Journal, April 1904

180 Ladies Home Journal, June 1904

181 Ladies Home Journal, Aug 1904

182 Ladies Home Journal, Jan 1905

183 Ladies Home Journal, April 1905

184 Ladies Home Journal, Aug 1905

185 Ladies Home Journal, Sept 1905

186 Ladies Home Journal, Aug 1910

187 Ladies Home Journal, Sept 1916

188 Ladies Home Journal, May 1917

189 Ladies Home Journal, Feb 1922

190 Ladies Home Journal, April 1922

191 Ladies Home Journal, May 1922

192 Ladies Home Journal, Oct 1927

193 The May Court Club Magazine, Feb 1909

194 Mentor, June 15, 1919

195 Metropolitan, Jan 1907

196 National Geographic, May 1918

197 Natural History, Feb 1925

198 Nature, Sept 1923

199 Nature, May 1924

200 Nature, Aug 1924

201 Nature, Jan 1941

202 Newsweek, Nov 1946

203 New York Times, July 16, 1916

204 New York Times, Nov 17, 1940

205 Outing, April 1905

206 Outlook, July 23, 1910

207 Personality, June 1978

208 The Quatier Latin, July 1896

209 Readers Digest, Nov 1942

210 Readers Digest, Sept 1946

211 Review of Reviews, May 1900

212 Review of Reviews, Nov 1902

213 Recreation, Sept 1897

214 Recreation, Nov 1897

215 Recreation, April 1898

216 Recreation, Jan 1899

217 Recreation, Feb 1899

218 Recreation, March 1899

219 Recreation, April 1899

220 Recreation, May 1899

221 Recreation, Oct 1900

222 Recreation, Dec 1900

223 Recreation, Jan 1902

224 Recreation, Dec 1902

225 Recreation, Jan 1905

226 Recreation, March 1905

227 Roosevelt Wildlife Bulletin, March 1923 (vol 1 #4)

228 Rotarian, Aug 1935

229 Roycroft, Sept 1919

230 St. Nicholas, April 1887

231 St. Nicholas, May 1888

232 St. Nicholas, Sept 1888

233 St. Nicholas, Oct 1888

234 St. Nicholas, Nov 1888

235 St. Nicholas, May 1890

236 St. Nicholas, April 1890

237 St. Nicholas, Sept 1890

238 St. Nicholas, July 1897

239 St. Nicholas, Nov 1900

240 St. Nicholas, Jan 1901

241 St. Nicholas, March 1901

242 St. Nicholas, April 1901

243 St. Nicholas, May 1901

244 St. Nicholas, June 1901

245 St. Nicholas, Oct 1901

246 St. Nicholas, Dec 1903

247 St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct 2, 1910

248 St. Paul Sunday Pioneer Press, May 7, 1911

249 St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct 1, 1911

250 Saturday Evening Post, Dec 31, 1938

251 Saturday Review of Literature, Sept 18, 1937

252 Saturday Review of Literature, Oct 2, 1937

253 Saturday Review of Literature, Dec. 7, 1940

254 Scouting Magazine, nd

255 The Scout, Feb 24, 1912

256 The Scout, May 11, 1912

257 The Scout, May 25, 1912

258 Scribners, Nov 1891

259 Scribners, Sept 1892

260 Scribners, June 1893

261 Scribners, May 1894

262 Scribners, Nov 1894

263 Scribners, Oct 1895

264 Scribners, Feb 1898

265 Scribners, Aug 1899

266 Scribners, Sept 1900

267 Scribners, Dec 1900

268 Scribners, June 1901

269 Scribners, July 1901

270 Scribners, Jan 1906

271 Scribners, Feb 1906

272 Scribners, April 1906

273 Scribners, July 1906

274 Scribners, Sept 1906

275 Scribners, Oct 1906

276 Scribners, Nov 1910

277 Scribners, Dec 1910

278 Scribners, Jan 1911

279 Scribners, Feb 1911

280 Scribners, April 1916

281 Scribners, June 1917

282 Success, May 1907

283 Success, Aug 1907

284 Success, Dec 1910

285 Time, Nov 25, 1940

286 Time, Nov 4, 1946

287 Trapper's World, Sept 1906

288 Windsor, Sept 1905

289 Windsor, Oct 1905

290 Windsor, Dec 1905

291 Windsor, nd

292 World's Work, Sept 1911

293 World's Work, March 1924

294 Youth's Companion, Jan 4, 1900

295 Youth's Companion, Feb 1900

296 Youth's Companion, March 1900

297 Youth's Companion, April 5, 1900

298 Youth's Companion, March 3, 1900

299 Youth's Companion, June 7, 1900

300 Youth's Companion, July 5, 1900

301 Youth's Companion, Aug 2, 1900

302 Youth's Companion, Sept 6, 1900

303 Youth's Companion, Oct 4, 1900

304 Youth's Companion, Nov 1, 1900

305 Youth's Companion, Dec 13, 1900

306 Youth's Companion, Sept 8, 1912