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RG 30/95 - Yeaton Family Papers
Scope and Content

The papers consist in large part of notes taken and lectures given by all three Yeatons, but also of correspondence (1902-56), genealogical information, estate papers, family miscellany, photographs (mostly of Ethel M. Kitch), and a few student papers. Five letters from missionary M. Portia Mickey, class of 1912, during the late 1930s and 1940s, are included in Marie Johnson Yeaton’s correspondence.

Series Descriptions

The collection is divided into three subgroups, and series within each subgroup.

Subgroup I. Chester H. Yeaton Papers, 1904-56, n.d.

Series 1. Correspondence, 1904-56 (7f)
Series 2. Class Notes, n.d. (15f)
Series 3. Lecture Notes, 1931, n.d. (2f)
Series 4. Writings, 1915, 1917, 1929-30, n.d. (7f)
Series 5. Miscellaneous Files, 1928-39, n.d. (6f, 1 book)
Series 6. Gradebooks, 1921-52 (2 volumes)*
Series 7. Photographs, 1947, 1983

Subgroup II. Ethel K. Yeaton Papers, 1833-1948, n.d.

Series 1. Biographical, 1869-1942 (3f)
Series 2. Class Notes, 1908, 1922, n.d. (2f)
Series 3. Correspondence, 1902-42 (5f)
Series 4. Diary, 1921 (1 vol.)
Series 5. Genealogy, 1833-1948, n.d. (3f)
Series 6. Lecture Notes, 1924-35, n.d. (2f)
Series 7. Writings, 1905-34, n.d. (2f)
Series 8. Photographs, 1914-19, 1921
Series 9. Miscellaneous Files, 1901-02, 1914, n.d. (2f)

Subgroup III. Marie Johnson Yeaton Papers, 1904-68, n.d.

Series 1. Biographical, 1904-58
Series 2. Class Notes, 1919-38 (22 books)
Series 3. Correspondence, 1917-68
Series 4. Instructional Materials, 1926, 1936-42, n.d. (6f)
Series 5. Published Papers, 1931, 1940 (2f)
Series 6. Miscellaneous Files, 1913-39 (3f)

Provenance

The papers had been in the Yeaton residence at 189 Forest Street. They were discovered by a couple that purchased the house and given to the Archives in 1976, 1977, and 1978. An additional installment was recieved in 2004.

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