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T. S. Eliot collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 523

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.

Dates

  • 1920-1972

Creator

Language

English

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.

Arrangement

Organized into two series: I. Correspondence, 1930-1957. II. Writings, 1934-1972.

Associated Materials

This collection includes photocopies of material held by other repositories. Photocopies and the location of the originals are noted in the finding aid.

Extent

0.8 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.tseliot

Overview

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.

Processing Information

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.
Title
Guide to the T. S. Eliot Collection
Author
by Beinecke staff
Date
2009
Language of description
Finding aid written in English

Revision Statements

  • 2010-02-10: Transformed with yale.addEadidUrl.xsl. Adds @url with handle for finding aid. Overwrites @url if already present.

Repository Details

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

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