Loren Eiseley - Essayist, Philosopher, Literary Naturalist

Research Archives

Much of the archival material regarding Eiseley's life and work is to be found in the manuscript collections and archives of the universities, museums and publishers in the East, such as the Loren Eiseley Seminar Room at the University of Pennsylvania, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, and Charles Scribners & Sons, Publishers, New York.

For a complete current list, consult the bibliography in Gale Christianson's biography of Eiseley, "Fox at the Wood's Edge," published by H. Holt Brown, New York.


Event: Eiseley's 110th Birthday Celebration
Date/Time: Sunday, Sept. 17, 1:30-2:30pm
Location: Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room, Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 S. 14th St, Lincoln, NE
About: Free and open to all
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"The door to the past is a strange door. It swings open and things pass through it, but they pass in one direction only. No man can return across that threshold, though he can look down still and see the green light waver in the water weeds."

- Loren Eiseley, "The Snout," The Immense Journey
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