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MS Am 2751

DeGruson, Gene. Gene DeGruson papers concerning Amy Lowell, 1958-1987: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2751
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: DeGruson, Gene.
Title: Gene DeGruson papers concerning Amy Lowell,
Date(s): 1958-1987.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Correspondence and notes chiefly concerning Gene DeGruson's interest in the works of American poet, Amy Lowell.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2011M-26. Gift of James Cummins Bookseller; received: 2011 August.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Melanie Wisner

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Gene DeGruson Papers Concerning Amy Lowell, 1958-1987 (MS Am 2751). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Eugene Henry DeGruson (1932-1997) was a poet, historian, archivist, and collector born in Girard (Kan.). He joined the Pittsburg State University (Kansas) faculty in 1960 as an instructor in the English department. In 1967 he was asked to establish a southeast Kansas collection there, becoming curator of special collections and archivist. He became known nationally as a specialist in the history of Kansas and for publishing The Lost First Edition of Upton Sinclair's the Jungle in 1988. DeGruson died June 18, 1997, of a brain aneurism.
Amy Lawrence Lowell (1874-1925) was an American poet of the imagist school from Brookline, Massachusetts.


Organized in two series: I. Correspondence; and II. Compositions and notes.

Scope and Contents

Letters to DeGruson from rare book and manuscript dealers, with notes and composition fragments concerning Amy Lowell's works.

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