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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1691.6

Correspondence and compositions of T. S. Eliot and Henry Ware Eliot

Overview

Correspondence and compositions of American poet T.S. Eliot and of his brother Henry Ware Eliot.

Dates

  • 1904-1956

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)

Correspondence of Henry Ware Eliot and T.S. Eliot with publishers, Yale University curator Donald Gallup, and to family members, together with Eliot family records, a poem and essay of T.S. Eliot, and a typescript mystery novel of Henry Ware Eliot.

Biographical / Historical

T. S. Eliot was an American poet, dramatist, and critic; his brother Henry Ware Eliot was a writer and archeologist.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

  1. I. Letters
  2. II. Manuscripts

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

67M-164. Gift of Mrs. Henry Ware Eliot, 84 Prescott Street Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1956-1964.

Title
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. Correspondence and compositions of T. S. Eliot and Henry Ware Eliot, 1904-1956: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou01287

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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