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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1635

Jeanne Robert Foster letters from Ezra Pound and other papers


Letters of Ezra Pound and others to Jeanne Robert Foster and manuscripts concerning American poets Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot.


  • 1899-1958

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)
Contains letters from Ezra Pound to Jeanne Robert Foster, some relating to T. S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot, and from Pound to H. L. (Henry Louis) Mencken and others. Also includes letters from Dorothy Pound and Homer L. Pound to Foster, and letters to her from various others. There is a typescript prospectus for a new monthly review, with manuscript corrections in the hand of Pound, and photographs of Pound and others, and clippings concerning him. Also includes a group photograph of Erik Satie with others.

Biographical / Historical

Foster (1879-1970) was an American poet, journalist and social reformer. Pound (1885-1972) was an American poet.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Correspondence
  2. II. Manuscripts

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

61M-1. Gift of Jeanne Robert Foster; received: 1961.

Separated Materials

Items (59) and (60) were removed to MS Am 1635.3. See HOLLIS number 010174920.
Foster, Jeanne Robert, 1879-1970. Jeanne Robert Foster letters from Ezra Pound and other papers, 1899-1958: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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