E.B. White Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (1,650 ft.) : si., b&w and col. ; 16 mm. reversal pos.
Collection Date Range
1930 - 1950
Summary
Collection contains [E.B. White--home movies], scenes of wife Katharine and other family members, recreation at White's farm in North Brooklin, Maine, main streets in Blue Hill and East Blue Hill, Maine, harbors, boats races and the West Brooklin boatyard. Collection also contains actualities: footage of 1932 Winter Olympics events at Lake Placid, NY.
Biographical/Historical Notes
E.B. (Elwyn Brooks) White was an essayist, humorist and fiction writer who was born in New York in 1899 and moved to Maine in the 1930s. Perhaps best known for his Talk of the Town column in The New Yorker magazine and for children's books such as Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, he died in 1985. His wife Katharine was an editor at The New Yorker and wrote Onward and Upward in the Garden.
People and Organizations
White Family
Genre(s)
Amateur
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 2
Showing 1 - 2 of 2:
1) [E.B. White--home movies] Reel 1
Martha White, 17 October 2009 Comments to picture (25 minute compilation for Home Movie Day) Katharine and Joel make ice cream, probably 1932. My grandmother was great at not looki...more
2) [E.B. White--home movies] Reel 2
Content notes are presumably for both reels. // Mother in white and half-sister Nancy with horse. E.B. White stepson Roger Angell on horse. Baby Joel. Katherine and Nancy playing pingpo...more
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