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MS Am 1691.7

Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. T. S. Eliot correspondence with E. Martin Browne and dramatic compositions, 1888-1965: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1691.7
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965.
Title: T. S. Eliot correspondence with E. Martin Browne and dramatic compositions,
Date(s): 1888-1965.
Quantity: 1 collection (1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from poet and playwight T.S. Eliot to director E. Martin Browne, manuscripts of Eliot's plays, and notes by Browne on the play adaptations.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

69M-84. Purchased with the Thomas E. Hanley fund and the Amy Lowell fund from Mr. E. Martin Browne, c/o David Higham Associates Ltd., 76 Dean Street, London, WIV 6AH; received: 1970 March 14.

Conditions Governing Access:

Manuscripts of unpublished T.S. Eliot material my be consulted only with the permission of Mrs. T.S. Eliot.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

T. S. Eliot Correspondence with E. Martin Browne and Dramatic Compositions, 1888-1965 (MS Am 1691.7). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Eliot was a poet, dramatist, and critic. Browne (1900-1980) directed and taught modern and medieval religious drama, in England and America. He was the first director of T. S. Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Includes 57 letters addressed to Browne and Henzie Raeburn Browne and numerous plays for the stage, including Cat's prologue, The cocktail party, The confidential clerk, The elder statesman, The family reunion, Murder in the cathedral and The rock, with notes on play adaptations by Browne.

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