Eliot, Thomas Stearns, 1888 - 1965 (poet)
Dates and places
Legal status / Nationality
American (1888-1927), British (1927-65)
Sphere of activity
Poet, critic and dramatist
Youngest chjld of Henry Eliot. Twice married: to Vivienne Haigh-Wood (1915) and Valerie Fletcher (1957).
Publications include: 'The Waste Land' (1923) and 'Murder in the Cathedral' (1935). Published 'The Criterion' (1922-39).
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Photographs of the cast members and set of 'The Family Reunion' by T. S. Eliot; its first amateur production by GHWR at the ADC Theatre, Cambridge. Dimensions: 15 x 21 cm (GHWR/5/96-7, 99-100), 21 x 15 cm (GHWR/5/98, 101). Sleeves 43-6.
1 autograph letter, signed, and 6 typed letters, signed, to Lydia Lopokova Keynes. 1948-57.
2 autograph manuscript draft letters from Lydia Lopokova Keynes. Undated.
Correspondence concerning a reference to T.S. Eliot in C.S. Lewis' preface to 'Paradise Lost'. Includes:
T.S. Eliot to C.S. Lewis. 19 Feb. and 8 Mar. 1943
C.S. Lewis to T.S. Eliot 22 Feb. and Ash Wednesday (10 Mar.) 1943
1 autograph letter, signed, and 1 autograph postcard, signed.
Photograph of E.M. Forster and T.S. Eliot seated in armchairs with empty chairs to the left and right, and a picture on the far wall. T.S. Eliot is wearing long woollen socks turned up over knee-length trousers and has a fluffy white cat on his lap. Possibly taken at Monk's House. Print, 10.8 x 8.2. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Self and T.S. Eliot / at the Woolfs - the picture / they gave me behind / date?'. (Sleeve 137)
1 typed letter signed.
1 typed letter, signed, to E.M. Forster.
To request this document, please use the following call mark: vol. 8/24
1 typed letter, signed.
4 typed letters signed, 1 typed letter unsigned, and 1 typed postcard signed to Clive Bell, 1927-39, including 1 letter signed on his behalf by his secretary, P. Wilberforce.
1 autograph letter signed to Vanessa Bell. 1937.
Photocopy of 1 autograph letter signed, 2 autograph postcards signed and 9 typed letters signed to Clive Bell. 1914-1947. Includes photocopies of 2 envelopes addressed in verse, 1937 and 1948.
2 autograph letter signed and 15 typed letters signed.
5 autograph letters signed and 9 typed letters signed. The file also contains an autograph manuscript draft of 'Russet and Taffeta' by GHWR (published by Hogarth Press in 1925), annotated by T. S. Eliot; and a proof of a note by T. S. Eliot on 'The Revenger's Tragedy' for inclusion in the programme of a Marlowe Society production, 1937.
2 autograph letters, signed, and 1 typed letter, signed.
The first book of minutes for the Hesperides Society. Contains details of several significant guests including G.K. Chesterton (November 9th 1924), J.B. Priestley (October 20th 1926), and T.S. Eliot (May 12th 1928).
Working papers relating to JDH's edition of 'John Donne Dean of St Paul's: Complete Poetry and Selected Prose' (London, 1936). The file includes transcripts of sermons and poems; proofs; correspondence; and articles by T. S. Eliot on the Metaphysical Poets published in 'The Listener', 1930.
Records of 41 clubs and societies of King's College and Cambridge University
Snapshot of Ottoline Morrell sitting in her panelled room at Garsington Manor. She wears a long silk dress with a pearl necklace, and looks up smiling at T.S. Eliot. Eliot stands at the left of the image, holding a cigarette in his right hand, which is crossed over his chest. He looks down to the right at Ottoline Morrell. In the centre sits Mark Gertler, with his legs crossed, his right hand on his hip, his left hand holding a cigarette, looking towards the camera.