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MS Am 1691

Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. T. S. Eliot papers, 1878-1958: 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
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965.
Title: T. S. Eliot papers,
Date(s): 1878-1958.
Quantity: 1 collection (1.3 linear feet (4 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: A portion of the papers of American-British poet T. S. Eliot.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of Henry Ware Eliot; received: 1963.

Conditions Governing Access:

The manuscripts of unpublished T. S. Eliot material may be consulted only with the permission of Mrs. T. S. Eliot.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

T. S. Eliot Papers, 1878-1958 (MS Am 1691). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

See also HOLLIS and OASIS for additional T. S. Eliot papers held by the Houghton Library.

Biographical / Historical

Eliot was an American-British poet, dramatist, and critic.


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Scope and Contents

The core of this collection was gathered by Henry Ware Eliot, T. S. Eliot's brother. This portion of the T.S. Eliot collection consists of correspondence; notes; and writings, chiefly manuscripts of plays, addresses, radio broadcasts, and articles, by Eliot; notes on Harvard and Oxford courses, 1910-1915; and papers for philosophy courses. Includes 57 letters, 1937-1959, from Eliot to E. Martin Browne, who produced Eliot's plays, as well as production scripts and other papers relating to his plays, such as stage plans, seating plans, and programs for various productions of Murder in the Cathedral.

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