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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1769

E. E. Cummings miscellaneous papers


Correspondence and other materials by and concerning American poet, E. E. Cummings.


  • Creation: 1957-1962

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Includes letters to Louisa Alger from Marion Morehouse Cummings and Elizabeth Cummings Qualey concerning the funeral of E. E. Cummings and other matters relating to the Cummings family. Also includes other letters, clippings, and printed matter concerning Cummings.

Biographical / Historical

E. E. Cummings was an American poet.


Arranged alphabetically by author or title where no author.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times.

Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. E. E. Cummings miscellaneous papers: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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