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MS Am 1691.1

Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. T. S. Eliot letters to Ruth Harding, 1947-1963: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1691.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965.
Title: T. S. Eliot letters to Ruth Harding,
Date(s): 1947-1963.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from the American poet T.S. Eliot to Ruth Harding.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

64M-207. Purchased with the Amy Lowell Fund from Mrs. Verger Harding, 329 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1965 28 April.

Conditions Governing Access:

Manuscripts of unpublished T.S. Eliot material may be consulted only with the permission of Mrs.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 Letters to Ruth Harding, 1947-1963 ( MS Am 1691.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Eliot was an American poet, dramatist, and critic.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Consists of eleven letters from Eliot to Ruth Harding, who was a nurse or caretaker to "Miss Eliot", mainly concerning Miss Eliot's health but also announcing his marriage and thanking Mrs. Harding for her hospitality when the Eliots visited.

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