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Ernest Thompson Seton

Ernest Thompson Seton (born Ernest Evan Thompson August 14, 1860 – died October 23, 1946) was an author (published in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the US), wildlife artist, founder of the Woodcraft Indians in 1902 (renamed Woodcraft League of America) and one of the founding pioneers of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) in 1910. Seton also influenced Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of one of the first Scouting organization. His notable books related to Scouting include The Birch Bark Roll and the Boy Scout Handbook. He is responsible for the appropriation and incorporation of what he believed to be American Indian elements into the traditions of the BSA.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 14th, 1860 (South Shields), Died Seton Village

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1917

Roles Represented in DAHR: author, speaker

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-21112 12-in. 11/26/1917 The three Sioux scouts Ernest Thompson Seton Recitation speaker, author  
Victor C-21113 12-in. 11/26/1917 The three Sioux scouts Ernest Thompson Seton Recitation speaker, author  
Victor [Trial 1917-06-06-05] Not documented 6/6/1917 Voices of the night Ernest Thompson Seton Recitation speaker, author  
Edison 4249 10-in. 11/4/1915 Raggylug Alice Goddard Recitation author  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Seton, Ernest Thompson," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102591.

Seton, Ernest Thompson. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102591.

"Seton, Ernest Thompson." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102591

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