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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Lowell 37

Poems and essays from various correspondents sent to Amy Lowell


Poems, essays, and letters sent to the American poet Amy Lowell.


  • Creation: 1917-1929

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, essays, and poems dedicated to Amy Lowell from various authors, including Robert Frost, Louis Untermeyer, and Edward Sapir. Also contains: photographs of Dove Cottage, the home of William Wordsworth, where he wrote much of his poetry; a portrait of William Wordsworth; other photographs; and printed material.

Biographical / Historical

Amy Lowell was an American poet.


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequest of Amy Lowell; received: 1925.

Recataloged from Lowell 100.5.

Processing Information

Processed by: Cathleen Sullivan.

Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925, recipient. Poems and essays from various correspondents sent to Amy Lowell, 1917-1929: Guide.
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