Eleanor M. Yelland (1911-1997) was a keen historical researcher and author of several publications.
Ms Yelland was born and educated in Victoria, the daughter of a pioneering family, and developed a great interest in Australian history. In 1973 she married noted South Australian historian K.T. Borrow, and their collections of books and papers are held together in Special Collections.
Her publications include Colonists, Copper & Corn in the Colony of South Australia 1850-1851 (as editor) and Henry Jones, esq., J.P. (1799-1889), South Australian pastoralist and pioneer. The Yelland book collection includes publications on Australian history and European arts and crafts.