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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1892.14

E. E. Cummings drawings

Drawings, watercolors, and photographs by the American poet E.E. Cummings.


  • undated

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


1 linear feet (2 boxes)

Contains 518 sheets of drawings, two vols. of drawings, seven watercolors, and two folders of photographs. Portraits are of Anne Barton, Marion Morehouse, and Scofield Taylor, among others as well as self-portraits. Subjects of drawings include figures of women and men, scenes from France, and landscapes. Photographs are of Cummings, his family, and others.

Biographical / Historical

Cummings was an American poet.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*76M-40. Purchased with the Amy Lowell Fund from Mrs. Edward Estlin Cummings, 4 Patchin Place, New York, NY 10011; received: 1977 March.
Cummings, E.E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. E. E. Cummings drawings: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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