People Database

People Database

This document includes all people referenced in the WEA project, including both primary people (i.e. illustrators, authors, et cetera) as well as collaborators on/contributors to the project.
IDTypeRegularized nameNote
AB1PrimaryAlbert Blashfield
AC1PrimaryAlfred S. Campbell
Alfred S. Campbell (1840-1912), who immigrated to the United States from England in the late 1860’s, founded the Alfred S. Campbell Art Company in 1871 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. The company went on to include reproductions, photographs, and illustrations. In addition to being an entrepreneur, illustrator, and photographer, Campbell also was an inventor and held numerous patents, which included inventing a panoramic lens and patenting a method for photography printing on platinum.
AF1ContributorAmbrose Faturoti
Ambrose Faturoti is Dean of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice for Student Life at Hawken School. He has a M.A. in English Literature and American Studies from University of Virginia. He assisted in the development of the original Winnifred Eaton Digital Archive created by Jean Lee Cole.
AF2PrimaryArthur Ferrier
AK1ContributorAxel Kong
Axel Kong is a contributor to this project.
AK2ContributorAmi Kogiso
Ami Kogiso will receive a B.A. in English Language and Literatures from the University of British Columbia in 2022.
AP1PrimaryAlden Peirson
AP2PrimaryA. Deford Pitney
AP3ContributorArlie James
Arlie will finish his B.A in English Literature at University of British Columbia in 2022.
BB1PrimaryBertrand Babcock
BC1PrimaryB. West Clinedinst
CA1PrimaryClare Angell
CC1PrimaryCharles A. Cox
CG1PrimaryC. Allan Gilbert
Charles Allan Gilbert (1873 - 1929) was a prolific, talented, American illustrator, animator, and artist best known for his 1892 illusionist drawing All is Vanity. Gilbert studied at the Art Students’ League in New York and Academie Julian in Paris before opening a studio in New York. Gilbert created illustrations for advertisements, magazines (including The Saturday Evening Post, Scribner’s, and Harper’s), calendars, and novels (including Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence). Gilbert is credited as the inventor of cartoons for the screen. He also designed posters in the First World War and worked as a camouflage artist for the US. Shipping Board during this time.
CH1PrimaryCharles Horell
CP1PrimaryC. F. Peters
CR1PrimaryCapel Rowley
Capel Rowley (1862-1935) was a Chicago-based artist and writer. He illustrated Margaret Homes Bates’ 1894 love story Shylock’s Daughter as well as Grace Wilbur’s 1895 novel A Mormon’s Wife. Rowley also wrote short stories, such as “Corralled by Fire” (1893) for The Los Angeles Times and “Trapper Tom’s Robber” for the Philadelphia Inquirer in the same year.
CR2PrimaryC. Relyea
CW1PrimaryC. D. Weldon
DB1ContributorDiana Birchall
Diana Birchall is the author of Onoto Watanna: The Story of Winnifred Eaton and the granddaughter of Winnifred Eaton. She is a collaborator on this project.
DC1ContributorDaisy Couture
Daisy Couture has a B.A. in English Literature and Psychology from the University of British Columbia and was a research assistant for The Winnifred Eaton Archive.
EB1PrimaryEdward Butler
EG1ContributorEthan Gruber
Ethan Gruber is the Director of Data Science at the American Numismatic Society and has an M.A. in Art and Architectural History from University of Virginia. He assisted in the development of the original Winnifred Eaton Digital Archive created by Jean Lee Cole.
ER1ContributorElizabeth Rooney
Elizabeth Rooney is the co-editor of “A Half Caste” and Other Writings and the great granddaughter of Winnifred Eaton. She is a collaborator on this project.
FM1PrimaryFrederick McCormick
GF1PrimaryGazo Foudji
GK1PrimaryGenjiro Kataoka
GM1ContributorGreg Murray
Greg Murray is the Director of Digital Initiatives at Princeton Theological and has a MA in Literature and Religion from University of Virginia. He assisted in the development of the original Winnifred Eaton Digital Archive created by Jean Lee Cole.
GW1PrimaryGustavus C. Widney
GY1PrimaryGenjiro Yeto
HB1ContributorHilary Ball
Hilary Ball is a graduate of the M.A. program in English at the University of British Columbia and was a research assistant for The Winnifred Eaton Archive.
HB2PrimaryHoward V. Brown
HH1PrimaryHenry Hutt
HH2ContributorHuckleberry Hammond-Todd
Huckleberry will complete a BA in Enlish Literature at the University of British Columbia at the end of 2021.
HT1PrimaryHarry E. Townsend
IG1ContributorIsobel Gibson
Isobel Gibson is a B.A. Honours student majoring in History at Queen’s University. Isobel’s work as a research assistant for The Winnifred Eaton Archive intersects with her passions for art history as well as research.
JC1PrimaryJohn Cecil Clay
JC2ContributorJohn Ivor Carlson
John Ivor Carlson is the Digital Production Editor at Yale University Press and has a PhD in Medieval Literature from University of Virginia. He assisted in the development of the original Winnifred Eaton Digital Archive created by Jean Lee Cole.
JD1PrimaryJ.E. Dean
JG1PrimaryJohn C. Gilbert
John Clithero Gilbert (?-1905) was a Chicago-based illustrator best known for illustrating Harold Bell Wright’s 1902 novel The Printer of Udell’s and William Hawley Smith’s 1904 science fiction novel The Promoters: A Novel Without a Woman.
JH1ContributorJennifer Harris
Jennifer Harris is Associate Professor of English at the University of Waterloo. She is a collaborator on The Winnifred Eaton Archive.
JI2ContributorJennifer Irving
Jennifer Irving is a graduate of the UCL English department.
JLC1ContributorJean Lee Cole
Jean Lee Cole is Senior Consultant on The Winnifred Eaton Archive, author of The Literary Voices of Winnifred Eaton: Redefining Ethnicity and Authenticity (2002), co-editor of A Japanese Nightingale and Madame Butterfly: Two Orientalist Texts (2002, with Maureen Honey), and editor of the original Winnifred Eaton Digital Archive (2004). She is Professor of English at Loyola University Maryland.
JM1PrimaryJames McCracken
JS1ContributorJolie Sheffer
Jolie Sheffer is Associate Professor in English and American Culture Studies and the Director of the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society at Bowling Green State University. She was a research assistant on the original Winnfired Eaton Digital Archive created by Jean Lee Cole.
JT1ContributorJoey Takeda
Joey Takeda is the Technical Director of The Winnifred Eaton Archive and a Developer at Simon Fraser University’s Digital Humanities Innovation Lab (DHIL). He is a graduate of the M.A. program in English at the University of British Columbia where he specialized in Indigenous and diasporic literature, science and technology studies, and the digital humanities.
JT2ContributorJordan Taylor
Jordan Taylor is a teacher of Upper School Humanities, advisor, and UPenn Mentor at St. Anne’s-Belfield School. He has a M.A. in English Literature from University of Virginia. He assisted in the development of the original Winnifred Eaton Digital Archive created by Jean Lee Cole.
JW1ContributorJason Wu
Jason is a University of British Columbia English major expected to start perpetual job searching 2022.
KA1PrimaryKarl J. Anderson
KI1ContributorKen Ip
Ken Ip is a graduate of the M.A. program in English at the University of British Columbia and was a research assistant for The Winnifred Eaton Archive. During this time, his research interests were focused towards digital humanities and Indigenous literatures. During his time with the project, he contributed mainly as a transcriber and encoder for several of Eaton’s works. He is currently working with the International Society of Cell and Gene Therapy as Coordinator, Training and Education.
KI2PrimaryKyohei Inukai
KL1ContributorKali Longpre
Kali Longpre is from Vancouver, BC. She majored in English Literature with a minor in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia (BA 2022). She plans to continue her endeavours in writing for the future.
KS1ContributorKaren Skinazi
Karen E. H. Skinazi is the Director of Liberal Arts at the University of Bristol. She writes about women’s literature and republished Winnifred’s 1916 novel Marion: The Story of an Artist’s Model with a long introduction situating the text in a history of passing narratives (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012). She is a collaborator on The Winnifred Eaton Archive.
KS2PrimaryKiyokichi Sano
KS3ContributorKai Schofield-Lewis
Kai Schofield-Lewis will complete a BA in English Literature in 2023
LB1PrimaryLouis Betts
Louis Betts (1873-1961), born in Little Rock, Arkansas, was a renowned and decorated American portrait painter particularly active in the Chicago and New York City art scenes. Beginning his career as an illustrator, he completed work for Charles Eugene Banks in his book Child of the Sun, in addition to his illustrations for several of Onoto Watanna’s works. Louis Betts’ honours included a $5,000 Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts prize and a $3,000 travelling scholarship awarded by the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts for travel in Europe.
LM1ContributorLucia Maggio
Lucia Maggio is an undergraduate in Japanese Studies at the University of Hokkaido and was a research assistant for The Winnifred Eaton Archive.
LP1PrimaryL. A. C. Panton
LZ1PrimaryL. W. Ziegler
MC1ContributorMary Chapman
Mary Chapman is the Director of The Winnifred Eaton Archive, a Professor of English, and Academic Director of the Public Humanities Hub at University of British Columbia. She is the author of the award-winning monograph Making Noise, Making News: Suffrage Print Culture and US Modernism (Oxford UP) and of numerous articles about American literature and women writers. She has also edited Becoming Sui Sin Far: Early Fiction, Journalism and Travel Writing by Edith Maude Eaton (McGill-Queen’s UP) and published essays on the Eaton sisters in American Quarterly, MELUS, Legacy, Canadian Literature, and American Periodicals. Her current research project is a microhistory of the Eaton family. For more information, see http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/mchapman/.
MF1PrimaryMargaret Fernie Eaton
Margaret Fernie Eaton (1871-1953?) worked primarily in pyrography and watercolor. She was born in England but immigrated to the United States in 1905, settling in Brooklyn, New York, for the majority of her career. Eaton studied at the Adelphi Academy and won several prizes for her work there. In Spring 1895, Eaton spent four months in Brockville, Canada, at a camp with friends where she completed a number of pieces, highlighted in an extensive interview in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Eaton became a member of the New York Watercolor Club; additionally, her work with pyrography advanced the style in the early 1900’s.
MG1ContributorMatthew Gibson
Matthew Gibson is the Executive Director at Virginia Humanities. He has a Ph.D. in English Literature from University of Virginia. He assisted in the development of the original Winnifred Eaton Digital Archive created by Jean Lee Cole.
MH1PrimaryMark Hayne
MM1PrimaryM. McKinlay
MP1PrimaryMay Wilson Preston
NC1ContributorN.C.
NI1ContributorNazua Idris
Nazua Idris is a PhD student in Literary Studies in the Department of English, Washington State University. Her research interest involves exploration of the intersections of 19th and early 20th century transatlantic literature, textual studies, postcolonial and decolonial digital humanities, and digital and decolonial pedagogies.
PP1ContributorPavlina Pajot
Pavlina Pajot is a Ph.D. student in English at the University of British Columbia and was a research assistant for The Winnifred Eaton Archive.
RZ1ContributorRay Zhu
Ray Zhu will receive an undergraduate degree in English Language and Literature from the University of British Columbia in 2022.
SB1PrimarySara Bosse
SB2ContributorSamantha Bowen
Samantha Bowen is an Honours English student at the University of British Columbia and was a research assistant for The Winnifred Eaton Archive.
SC1ContributorSijia Cheng
Sijia Cheng is an MA student in English Language and Literatures at the University of British Columbia and a research assistant for The Winnifred Eaton Archive. Her research focuses primarily on Asian Canadian literature and queer theory.
SE1PrimaryS. Ehrhart
SH1ContributorShaun Hunter
Shaun Hunter is the author of Calgary through the Eyes of Writers (Rocky Mountain Books, 2018) and consultant for an exhibition of the same name, featuring Winnifred Eaton, at the Lougheed House in Calgary. She is a collaborator on The Winnifred Eaton Archive
SL1ContributorSydney Lines
Sydney Lines is a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of British Columbia, Project Manager for the UBC Public Humanities Hub, and Project Manager of The Winnifred Eaton Archive. She is writing a dissertation called “Romancing the Empire: Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism in the Writings of Winnifred Eaton and Laura Goodman Salverson.”
SP1ContributorSerina Patterson
Serina Patterson has a Ph.D. in English from the University of British Columbia. She is a web designer and designed The Winnifred Eaton Archive website.
SP2ContributorSeth Plamondon
Contributor to the Winnifred Eaton Archive. Will graduate with a BA in English from the University of British Columbia in 2022.
ST1ContributorSpencer Tricker
Spencer Tricker is Assistant Professor of English at Longwood University.
TP1PrimaryTom Peddie
TS1PrimaryTaka Spiro
WE1PrimaryWinnifred Eaton
See the Biographical Timeline for biographical information on Winnifred Eaton.
WK1PrimaryW. H. D. Koerner
XD1ContributorXara Zabihi Dutton
Xara Zabihi Dutton has recently graduated from a Bachelors degree in English Literature at University College London. In the near future Xara hopes to combine research interests in material culture studies, aesthetics and critical race theory within Kurdish Studies.
XY1ContributorXine Yao
Christine “Xine” Yao is Lecturer in American Literature to 1900 at University College London. Her first book Disaffected: The Cultural Politics of Unfeeling in Nineteenth-Century America is under contract with Duke University Press. She advised on The Winnifred Eaton Archive

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