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Ernest Thompson Seton (August 14, 1860 - October 23, 1946) was a noted author and founding pioneer of the Boy Scouts of America. Image File history File links Portal. ... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 69 days remaining. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... This article is about the national organization. ...


Born Ernest Evan Thompson, later Ernest Seton Thompson in South Shields, Durham, England, he died in Seton Village, New Mexico. He was a Canadian citizen, but in 1931 became a US citizen. Durham (IPA: locally, in RP) is a small city and main settlement of the City of Durham district of County Durham in North East England. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my [birth]right) Englands location (dark green) within the British Isles Languages English (de facto) Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked... Official language(s) None, English, Spanish(de facto) Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 5th 315,194 km² 550 km 595 km 0. ...


He was married twice. The first marriage was to Grace Gallatin in 1896. Their only daughter, Ann, was born in 1904 and died 1990. Ann would write under the pen name of 'Anya Seton'. Ernest and Grace divorced in 1934. Ernest later married Julia M Buttree in 1935. Julia would write work by herself and with Ernest. They did not have any children, but did adopt a daughter, Dee Seton (later Dee Seton Barber) in 1935.


He met scouting's founder, Lord Baden-Powell, in 1906. Baden-Powell had read Seton's book, The Birch Bark Roll of the Woodcraft Indians, and was greatly intrigued by it. The pair met and shared ideas. Baden-Powell went on to found the Scouting movement worldwide, and Seton became vital in the foundation of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). His Woodcraft Indians (a youth organization), combined with the early attempts at scouting from the YMCA and other organizations, and Daniel Carter Beard's Sons of Daniel Boone, to form the BSA. The work of Seton and Beard are in large part the basis of the Traditional Scouting movement.[1] It has been suggested that Section (Scouting) be merged into this article or section. ... Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, OM, GCMG, GCVO, KCB (February 22, 1857 - January 8, 1941) was a soldier, writer and founder of the world scouting movement. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the national organization. ... The Woodland Indians was a youth program established by Ernest Thompson Seton. ... YMCAs in the United States and Canada use this logo. ... Daniel Carter (Uncle Dan) Beard (June 21, 1850– June 11, 1941) was an American illustrator, author, and social reformer from Covington, Kentucky. ... The Sons of Daniel Boone (sometimes the Society of the Sons of Daniel Boone) was a youth program developed by Daniel Carter Beard in 1905 based on the American Frontiersman. ... Traditional Scouting movement refers to a back to basics effort that returns Scouting to a scheme intentionally based on Baden-Powells (BP) own model of Scouting; rejecting the world-wide trend to modernize Scouting in order to appeal to more youths. ...


Seton was an early pioneer of the modern school of animal fiction writing, his most popular work being Wild Animals I Have Known (1898). The Three Graces, here in a painting by Sandro Botticelli, were the goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity and fertility in Greek mythology. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ...

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Works

  • Mammals Of Manitoba (1886)
  • Birds Of Manitoba, Foster (1891)
  • How to Catch Wolves, Oneida Community (1894)
  • Studies in the Art Anatomy of Animals, Macmillan (1896)
  • Wild Animals I Have Known, Scribners (1898)
  • The Trail of The Sandhill Stag, Scribners (1899)
  • Lobo, Rag, and Vixen, Scribners (1899)
  • The Wild Animal Play For Children (Musical), Doubleday & Curtis (1900)
  • The Biography of A Grizzly, Century (1900)
  • Lobo (1900)
  • Ragylug (1900)
  • American Printing House For The Blind, Wild Animals I have Known (NY point system) (1900)
  • Pennsylvania Institution for the Blind Four Books In Braille: Lobo, Redruff, Raggylug, Vixen (1900)
  • Lives of the Hunted, Scribners (1901)
  • Twelve Pictures of Wild Animals (no text) Scribners (1901)
  • Krag and Johnny Bear, Scribners (1902)
  • How to Play Indian (1903)
  • Two Little Savages, Doubleday (1903)
  • How to Make A Real Indian Teepee, Curtis (1903)
  • How Boys Can Form A Band of Indians, Curtis (1903)
  • The Red Book (1904)
  • Monarch, The Big Bear of Tallac, Scribners (1904)
  • Woodmyth and Fable, Century (1905)
  • Animal Heroes, Scribners (1905)
  • The Birch Bark Roll of the Woodcraft Indians (1906)
  • The Natural History of the Ten Commandments, Scribners (1907)
  • Fauna of Manitoba, British Assoc. Handbook (1909)
  • Biography of A Silver Fox, Century (1909)
  • Life-Histories of Northern Animals (2 Volumes), Scribners (1909)
  • BSA: A Handbook of Woodcraft, Scouting, and Life-craft, Including General Sir Baden-Powell's Scouting for Boys. Doubleday and Page for the Boy Scouts of America (1910)
  • The Forester's Manual, Doubleday (1910)
  • The Arctic Prairies, Scribners (1911)
  • Rolf In The Woods, Doubleday (Dedicated to the Boy Scouts of America). Note: Full text is available on-line, thanks to Ted Soldan and the holders of the copyright. (1911)
  • The Book of Woodcraft and Indian Lore (1912)
  • The Red Lodge, private printing of 100 copies (1912)
  • Wild Animals At Home, Doubleday (1913)
  • The Slum Cat, Constable (London) (1915)
  • Legend of the White Reindeer, Constable (London) (1915)
  • The Manual of the Woodcraft Indians (1915)
  • Wild Animal Ways, Doubleday (1916)
  • Woodcraft Manual for Girls (1916)
  • The Preacher of Cedar Mountain, Doubleday (1917)
  • Woodcraft Manual for Boys; the Sixteenth Birch Bark Roll by Ernest Thompson Seton. Published for the Woodcraft League of America, Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Page & Company, 1917. 441 pp., illus. and music. (1917)
  • The Woodcraft Manual for Boys; the Seventeenth Birch Bark Roll by Ernest Thompson Seton. Published for the Woodcraft League of America, Inc. Garden City, New York Doubleday, Page & Company, 441 pp. Illus. and music. (1918)
  • The Woodcraft Manual for Girls; the Eighteenth Birch Bark Roll, Published for the Woodcraft League of America, Inc. Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Page & Company, 424 pp. Illus. and music. (1918)
  • Sign Talk of the Indians, Doubleday (1918)
  • The Laws and Honors of the Little Lodge of Woodcraft., 8 vo. Published at Cheyenne, Wyo. August. 4th edition. (1919)
  • The Brownie Wigwam; The Rules of the Brownies. Fun outdoors for boys and girls under 11 years of age. Woodcraft League of America, N. Y. 8 vo., 7 pp. 5th edition, the first being part of the Birch Bark Roll for 1906 (1921)
  • The Buffalo Wind (1921)
  • Woodland Tales (1921)
  • The Book of Woodcraft (1921)
  • The Book of Woodcraft and Indian Lore; Doubleday, Page & Co., 590 pp. More than 500 drawings by the author; 3rd edition of the 1912 issue, enlarged by the inclusion of "The Foresters Manual." (1922)
  • Bannertail: The Story of A Gray Squirrel, Scribners (1922)
  • Manual of the Brownies; Manual of the Brownies, the Little Lodge of the Woodcraft League of America. 6th edition. A pamphlet of 10 pp. Oct., New York. (1922)
  • The Ten Commandments in the Animal World, Doubleday (1923)
  • Animals, The Nature Library, Doubleday (Color Plates) (1926)
  • Lobo, Rag, and Vixen (The Scribner Series of School Reading), Scribners, 147 pp. (1927)
  • Old Silver Grizzly, Hodder (London) (ca. 1927)
  • Raggylug and Other Stories, Hodder (London) (ca. 1927)
  • Chink and Other Stories, Hodder (London) (ca. 1927)
  • Foam The Razorback, Hodder (London) (ca. 1927)
  • Johnny Bear and Other Stories, Hodder (London) (ca. 1927)
  • Lobo and Other Stories, Hodder (London) (ca. 1927)
  • Animals Worth Knowing, (As Above), The Little Nature Library, Doubleday (No Color Plates) (1928)
  • 1925-1928 Lives of Game Animals (4 Volumes), Doubleday
  • Blazes on The Trail, Little Peegno Press (3 Pamphlets): Life Craft or Woodcraft; Rise of the Woodcraft Indians; Spartans of the West (1928)
  • Krag, The Kootenay Ram and Other Stories, University of London Press (1929)
  • Billy the Dog That Made Good, Hodder (London) (1930)
  • Cute Coyote and Other Stories, Hodder (London) (1930)
  • Lobo, Bingo, The Pacing Mustang (1930)
  • Famous Animal Stories (1932)
  • Animals Worth Knowing (1934)
  • Johnny Bear, Lobo and Other Stories, (Modern Standard Authors) Scribners (1935)
  • The Gospel of the Redman, with Julia Seton, Doubleday (1936)
  • Biography of An Arctic Fox, Appleton-Century (1937)
  • Great Historic Animals, Scribners (1937)
  • Mainly About Wolves (Same as above), Methuen (London) (1937)
  • Pictographs of the Old Southwest, with other authors, Cedar Rapids (1937)
  • Buffalo Wind, Private printing of 200 (1938)
  • Trail and Camp-Fire Stories (1940)
  • Trail of an Artist-Naturalist: The Autobiography of Ernest Thompson Seton, Scribners (1940)
  • Santanna, The Hero Dog of France, Limited printing of 500 copies with 300 autographed, Phoenix Press (1945)
  • The Best of Ernest Thompson Seton (1949)
  • Ernest Thompson Seton's America; Selections of the writings of the artist-naturalist. New York: Devin-Adair Co. 413 pages Edited with an intro by Farida A. Wiley (1954)
  • Animal Tracks and Hunter Signs (1958)
  • The Gospel of the Redman; with Julia M. Seton, Santa Fe NM; Seton Village (1958)
  • The Worlds of Ernest Thompson Seton. (Edited, with introduction and commentary, by John G. Samson). New York: Knopf. 204 pp. (1976)

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See also

The Woodcraft Folk is a UK-based educational movement for children and young people, considered the youth arm of the co-operative movement. ... The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift was founded in 1920 by the charismatic John Hargrave (White Fox), artist, author and Boy Scout Commissioner for Woodcraft and Camping, who had become disenchanted with the increasingly militaristic tendency in the Scout movement after World War I. He was promptly expelled from the... Philmont Scout Ranch is the oldest of the national high-adventure bases operated by the Boy Scouts of America, along with the Florida High Adventure Sea Base and the Northern Tier High Adventure Bases. ... The Roving Outdoor Conservation School (R.O.C.S.) is Philmont Scout Ranch program for youth leaders having an interest in conservation and natural resource management. ... Cimarron is a village located in Colfax County, New Mexico. ... A recreational/educational philosophy devised by Ernest Thompson Seton in the early years of the 20th Century, for young people based on camping, outdoor skills and crafts. ...

Footnotes

  1.   Traditional Scouting home

External links


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Ernest Thompson Seton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (944 words)
Ernest Thompson Seton (August 14, 1860 - October 23, 1946) was a noted author and founding pioneer of the Boy Scouts of America.
Seton was an early pioneer of the modern school of animal fiction writing, his most popular work being Wild Animals I Have Known (1898).
The Gospel of the Redman, with Julia Seton, Doubleday (1936)
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