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MS Am 1337.2

Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935. Edwin Arlington Robinson letters to George W. Latham, 1893-1947: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1337.2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935.
Title: Edwin Arlington Robinson letters to George W. Latham,
Date(s): 1893-1947.
Quantity: 1 collection (.02 linear feet (1 case)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Autograph manuscript letters from American poet Edwin Arlington Robinson to his friend, George W. Latham.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

46M-315. Purchased from Mrs. George W. Latham with the Fund for Current Modern Poetry given by Morris Gray; received: 1947 June 7.

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Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Edwin Arlington Robinson Letters to George W. Latham, 1893-1947 (MS Am 1337.2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1947) was an American poet.
George W. Latham (1871-1947) was a Professor of English at McGill University. He received his AB at Harvard College in 1893 and there began a life-long friendship with fellow student E. A. Robinson.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

26 autograph manuscript letters, signed, dated at Gardiner, Maine, and Brooklyn, New York, 20 December 1893 - 6 January 1921; with a 1947 obituary for George W. Latham. Letters concern personal matters and Robinson's writing and career.

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