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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1806

Ezra Pound letters to E. E. Cummings


Letters from the American poet Ezra Pound to the American poet E. E. Cummings.


  • 1926-1962

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


.5 linear feet (1 box)
Consists of 157 letters, 1926-1962 (but mostly after 1945), from Pound to Cummings; 5 letters, 1949-1953, from Pound to Marion Morehouse Cummings; one telegram, 1952, from Cummings to Pound; and letters to Cummings from Douglas Duncan Paige, Dorothy Pound, and Omar Pound.

Biographical / Historical

Pound was an American poet.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

66M-158.. Gift of Mrs. Edward Estlin Cummings; received: 1967.
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972. Ezra Pound letters to E. E. Cummings, 1926-1962: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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