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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1432

T. S. Eliot editorial correspondence


Correspondence of poet Thomas Stearns Eliot during his tenure as editor of The Criterion.


  • 1904-1930

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

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There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.33 linear feet (1 box)
Chiefly letters to Eliot from writers, critics and publishers, many concerning his role as editor of The Criterion. Includes letters from Conrad Aiken, Ernst Robert Curtius, John Gould Fletcher, E.M. Forster, Andre Gide, Herman Hesse, James Joyce, John Maynard Keynes, Harold Monro, I. A. Richards, May Sinclair, William Carlos Williams, and Virginia Woolf.

Biographical / Historical

T. S. Eliot was a poet, critic, and dramatist. He was editor of The Criterion (1923-1929) and director of the British publishing firm of Faber & Faber.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

43M-22. Gift of Miss Marion C. Eliot and Mr. Henry Ware Eliot, 83 Brattle St., Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1943 September 3.
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. T. S. Eliot editorial correspondence, 1904-1930: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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