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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1691.10-1691.12

Henry Ware Eliot papers


Letters of the American writer Henry Ware Eliot, Jr. to his mother and other relatives, and portraits of the American poet T.S. Eliot.


  • 1900-1969

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.66 linear feet (2 boxes and 2 volumes)
Includes letters from Henry Ware Eliot to Charlotte Champe (Stearns) Eliot and other members of the Eliot family. There are transcribed poems and other writings by Henry Ware Eliot and letters to Theresa Eliot from various correspondents as well as Theresa Eliot's pastel and watercolor portraits of T.S. Eliot.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Ware Eliot, Jr., was a writer, archeologist, and brother of American poet T. S. Eliot.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location

b, f, pf

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*75M-6. Gift ofMrs. Henry W. Eliot; received: 1975 6 & 20 Aug.
Eliot, Henry Ware, 1879-1947. Henry Ware Eliot papers: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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