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MS Am 1635.5

Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. T. S. Eliot juvenilia, 1899: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1635.5
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965.
Title: T. S. Eliot juvenilia,
Date(s): 1899 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (.2 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Literary and drawing juvenilia by American-born poet, T. S. Eliot.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Eliot, Jr.; received: date unknown.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

RESTRICTED: fragile; use surrogate. Access to original unpublished T. S. Eliot material requires the permission of the Eliot estate.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

T. S. Eliot Juvenilia, 1899 (MS Am 1635). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Eliot was a poet, dramatist, and critic.

Scope and Contents

Includes an autograph manuscript (signed), in pencil, of a "weekly magazine" titled Fireside, written by Eliot when he was 11 years old, divided into pages for editorials, poetry, short stories, gossip, and other sections. The magazine was dated 1899 January 28- February 19, with pencil drawings to illustrate stories and poems. This item is incomplete, includes numbers 1-8, 11, and 13-14.
Also includes: an autograph manuscript of Eliot's floral magazine, 1899 February, St. Louis, Missouri (with pencil drawings); and 3 additional undated pencil drawings.
In a tray case, 16 centimeters.

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