Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972
- Existence: 1885-10-30 - 1972-11-01
Ezra Pound (1885-1972), expatriate American poet and critic.
Found in 83 Collections and/or Records:
The William Rose Benét papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal and family papers documenting the life and work of American author and editor William Rose Benét. The collection spans the years 1847 to 1957, with the bulk of the collection dating from roughly 1900 to 1950.
Collection material is chiefly in English; with some material in French, Italiana, Russian, and Hebrew.
Typescript draft, signed, with autograph corrections, of Pound's essay "Means of Distribution Exist". Includes two typescript letters, signed, with autograph manuscript additions, from Pound to H. R. Hays, discussing contemporary Italian literature and politics. Also includes a letter from D. [R?]. Pearce to Hays, thanking Hays for letting Parker copy Pound's letters, and discussing Pound's economic views. Pound's letters are with envelopes.
Typescript letter from Backus telling Pound about his life since they met as students at Hamilton College. With envelope. Also includes an autograph letter, signed, from Pound while he was institutionalized at Saint Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C. Pound inquires about Backus's son and unidentified people living in Rochester, New York.
Autograph manuscript page containing the definition of the word "usury".
The collection consists of alphabetically arranged correspondence between readers of Esquire Magazine and the magazine's editors concerning an article by Richard Rovere on the question of Ezra Pound's possible release from his continuing incarceration in St. Elizabeth's Hospital for the Insane. Respondents include John Dos Passos, Robert Graves, Norman Mailer, Kenneth Rexroth, William Carlos Williams, and Richard Wilbur.
The Dudley Fitts Papers consists chiefly of writings and correspondence relating to the production of the first American edition of An Anthology of Contemporary Latin-American Poetry (New Directions, 1942).