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MS Am 1765-1765.2

Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. E. E. Cummings letters to Elizabeth Cummings Qualey, 1917-1963: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1765-1765.2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962.
Title: E. E. Cummings letters to Elizabeth Cummings Qualey,
Date(s): 1917-1963.
Quantity: 1 collection (1.01 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from American poet E. E. Cummings to his sister Elizabeth Qualey Cummings.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

65M-34, 65M-42, and 70M-15. Gift of Mrs. Carlton C. Qualey , 100 Nevada Street Northfield, Minnesota; received: 1965 July 12, 1965 September 11, and 1970 August 26.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research. [Collection was formerly restricted].

Preferred Citation for Publication:

E. E. Cummings Letters to Elizabeth Cummings Qualey, 1917-1963 (MS Am 1765-1765.2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Cummings was an American poet.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Consists of 425 letters by Cummings to his sister Elizabeth Qualey together with a few other letters to E. E. Cummings or to Elizabeth Qualey. Also includes "When I Was a Little Girl," an unpublished work about the Cummings family by Elizabeth Qualey, and one letter from E. E. Cummings to his mother, Rebecca Haswell Cummings.

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