T. S. Eliot collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains letters from T. S. Eliot to various individuals, drafts of writings by Eliot, and writings on Eliot by Helen Gardner. Portions of the collection are photocopies and photostats of material held by other repositories.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The T. S. Eliot 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 from various sources. Provenance is listed at folder level when known.
Organized into two series: I. Correspondence, 1930-1957. II. Writings, 1934-1972.
0.8 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Contains letters from T. S. Eliot to various individuals, drafts of writings by Eliot, and writings on Eliot by Helen Gardner. Portions of the collection are photocopies and photostats of material held by other repositories.
T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)
T. S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot, was a poet, playwright, and literary critic. He was born in the United States and moved to the United Kingdom in 1914 and was naturalized as a British subject in 1927.
This collection includes materials previously identified by the following call numbers: Za Eliot, Uncat Za MS 109, and Uncat Za File 484 . Photocopies of catalog cards and provenance information are filed in Box 1.
One letter is missing from the collection: 1 typed letter signed from Eliot to Robert Fitzgerald, 1960 March 29, 1 page, 20.5 cm.
- Guide to the T. S. Eliot Collection
- by Beinecke staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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