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MS Am 1771

Fitzgerald, Robert, 1910- . Robert Fitzgerald papers for Homer's "Odyssey" in translation, 1953-1960: 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 1771
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Fitzgerald, Robert, 1910- .
Title: Robert Fitzgerald papers for Homer's "Odyssey" in translation,
Date(s): 1953-1960.
Quantity: 1 collection (5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English and Greek.
Abstract: Drafts of the American poet Robert Fitzgerald's translation of Homer's Odyssey.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

65M-105. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund from Mr. Robert Fitzgerald, San Fortunato della Collina Perugia, Italy; received: 1965 2 December.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Robert Fitzgerald Papers for Homer's "Odyssey" in Translation, 1953-1960 (MS Am 1771). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Fitzgerald (1910-1985) was an American poet, educator, and critic who was best known for his translations of Greek classics.


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Scope and Contents

Notebooks, drafts, printer's copy, and galley proofs of Fitzgerald's translation of Homer's Odyssey, together with correspondence concerning the translation and other letters.

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