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John Gould Fletcher Collection

Call Number: YCAL MSS 467
Scope and Contents

The John Gould Fletcher collection contains writings, journals, correspondence, and photographic and other materials by, about, or relating to the poet John Gould Fletcher. The collection features original drafts, many corrected, for individual poems and collections of poems, including Breakers and Granite (1921) and "Rest in the Harbour" (1916-1917), and short essays. In addition to drafts of original writings by Fletcher, the collection contains reproductions of journals and correspondence, and other papers such as documents, clippings, and printed ephemera.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The John Gould Fletcher Collection is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired through various gifts and purchases, 1942-1964.


Organized into five series: I. Writings, 1913-1947. II. Journals, undated. III. Correspondence, 1911-1965. IV. Photographic Material, 1951-1960. V. Other Material, 1922-1956.

3.34 Linear Feet (9 boxes)
Related Names
Fletcher, John Gould, 1886-1950
Language of Materials