Richard Aldington collection
Scope and Contents
This finding aid encompasses accessions of single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts and other papers, by or pertaining to Richard Aldington, acquired by the library from a variety of sources. Materials incorporated into the collection prior to September 1997 have been organized into two series, Correspondence and Writings .
- 1918 - 1962
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Richard Aldington 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
Ongoing collection of documents acquired by gift and purchase from various sources. Source information is recorded on the folders. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
0.6 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Correspondence and writings by Aldington. The correspondence consists of seven folders of letters written by Richard and Catherine Aldington to Eunice Black Gluckman dating from 1932 to 1962. There are also 28 letters by Richard Aldington to Crosby Gaige, and approximately fifteen letters to various other people, including five to Bernhard Knollenberg. The writings consist of drafts, layouts, and proofsheets of articles and poems by Aldington.
This finding aid was produced from previously existing cards in the Manuscripts Catalog. All pertinent bibliographical information has been retained. Galley proofs of Aldington's lecture "Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot," formerly cataloged as part of the Aldington Collection, are filed with the Herman W. Liebert Manuscript Collection. This finding aid will be updated periodically to account for new materials that may be added to the collection. The date of the most recent update is noted on the title page. For information on material that may have been added since the last update, please consult the Public Service Desk.
- Guide to the Richard Aldington Collection
- Under Revision
- by Beinecke Staff
- July 1996
- Description rules
- Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository
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