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MS Am 1691.15

Smith, Theodora Eliot. Theodora Eliot Smith papers, 1864-1969: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1691.15
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Smith, Theodora Eliot.
Title: Theodora Eliot Smith papers,
Date(s): 1864-1969.
Quantity: 1 collection (1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Materials relating to the American-born, British poet T.S. Eliot and the Eliot family, collected by his niece, Theodora Eliot Smith.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

87M-89. Manuscripts presented by: Theodora Eliot Smith, Broadmead, Apt. L-12, 13801 York Road, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030; received 1979.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Patricia Burdick

Conditions Governing Access:

Manuscripts of unpublished T.S. Eliot material may be consulted only with the permission of Mrs. T.S. Eliot. Other material in this collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Theodora Eliot Smith Papers, 1864-1969 (MS Am 1691.15). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Theodora Eliot Smith is the niece of T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot, poet, dramatist, and critic.

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of drawing of Eliot, letters to family members, biographical miscellany and printed materials on Eliot and his family, 1921 photograph album (including photographs of T.S. Eliot and Vivienne Eliot), loose photographs of Eliot and family members (ca. 1920s-1940s) and photographs of Eliot's visit to Harvard University, scrapbook, theater programs, and clippings.
Also includes materials relating to Charlotte Champe Stearns Eliot, Henry Ware Eliot (1843-1919) diary from 1864, Henry Ware Eliot (1879-1947), Marion Cushing Eliot, Theresa Garrett Eliot, Vivienne Eliot, Charlotte Eliot Smith, and Theodora Eliot Smith.

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