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MS Am 1635

Foster, Jeanne Robert, 1879-1970. Jeanne Robert Foster letters from Ezra Pound and other papers, 1899-1958: 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 1635
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Jeanne Robert Foster letters from Ezra Pound and other papers
Date(s): 1899-1958
Quantity: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters of Ezra Pound and others to Jeanne Robert Foster and manuscripts concerning American poets Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

61M-1. Gift of Jeanne Robert Foster; received: 1961.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Jeanne Robert Foster Letters from Ezra Pound and Other Papers, 1899-1958 (MS Am 1635). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Separated Materials

Items (59) and (60) were removed to MS Am 1635.3. See HOLLIS number 010174920.

Biographical / Historical

Foster (1879-1970) was an American poet, journalist and social reformer. Pound (1885-1972) was an American poet.


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Scope and Contents

Contains letters from Ezra Pound to Jeanne Robert Foster, some relating to T. S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot, and from Pound to H. L. (Henry Louis) Mencken and others. Also includes letters from Dorothy Pound and Homer L. Pound to Foster, and letters to her from various others. There is a typescript prospectus for a new monthly review, with manuscript corrections in the hand of Pound, and photographs of Pound and others, and clippings concerning him. Also includes a group photograph of Erik Satie with others.

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