Nebraska Authors

Mabel Langdon Eiseley

Born 1900-07-09 Hastings, NE (USA)

Died 1986-07-28
Wynnewood, PA (USA)

Buried

West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Wife of writer Loren Eiseley. She had a long and very influential career as an arts administrator. She was a curator of the art collection at the University of Nebraska and helped Dwight Kirsch put together the collection that would grow into the Sheldon Art Gallery. She was Assistant Director of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts for many years.

Places Lived

Hastings, NE
Fairfield, NE
Lincoln, NE
Arnold, NE
Lawrence, KS
Oberlin, OH
Wynnewood, PA

Author Of

  • Poetry
  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Art Scholarship; Music; Poetry

Education

Hastings Business College, Hastings, NE
Degree, 1925, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Occupation

English Teacher
Curator of Art Collection, University of Nebraska
Assistant Director of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Places Worked

Gaston Music Company, Hastings, NE
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Associations

Phi Beta Kappa

Bibliography

Poetry published in Prairie Schooner

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