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Pound, Ezra, 1885 - 1972 (poet)

 Person

Dates and places

1885 - 1972

Sphere of activity

American poet

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 File

April - December 1938, 1938-04 - 1938-12

Reference Code: GBR/0272/HB/L/12/1/11
Scope and Contents

This file also includes 1 typed letter, signed, from Ezra Pound to T.S. Eliot, 14 Oct. [1938]; 1 autograph letter, signed, from William Sollory to T.S. Eliot, 19 Oct. 1938; and 1 carbon typed letter from T.S. Eliot to Mrs. Webster, 28 Oct. 1938.

Dates: 1938-04 - 1938-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Letters from T.S. Eliot to John Davy Hayward, and related material, were closed until 2000 under the terms of J.D. Hayward's will. They are now on unrestricted access.
 Item

Ezra Pound: testimonial for T.S. Eliot, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0272/HB/L/1/b
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

This sub-series comprises miscellaneous documents concerning the life of T.S. Eliot including several testimonials (both by and for Eliot), copies of his degrees, a completed application for an army commission and one of his passports.

Dates: 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The photocopies of letters from John Davy Hayward to T. S. Eliot (reference L/13/1-3) are reserved as a condition of deposit. Permission to read them must be obtained from Faber and Faber Ltd, Bloomsbury House, 74-77 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DA. HB/M/21 is reserved (not available to researchers) under the Data Protection Act.
 File — Container: GRB/1/5/10

Responses to a questionnaire on poetry, 1922-06 - 1922-07

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GRB/1/5/10
Scope and Contents A volume of fascicled responses by poets and critics to the questionnaire sent them by Harold Monro (poet, owner of the Poetry Bookshop, and editor of 'The Chapbook (A Monthly Miscellany)') containing three questions on the necessity, function and the form of poetry. Responses were received from: Martin Armstrong; Laurence Binyon; T. S. Eliot; John Freeman; Gerald Gould; Robert Graves; Edward Johnston; T. Sturge Moore; Ezra Pound; George Saintsbury; Frank Sidgwick; Walter Sherard Vines;...
Dates: 1922-06 - 1922-07
 Item

'The River Merchant's Wife: A Letter' by Ezra Pound, undated; the original poem was published in 1957

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COO/4/1/11
Scope and Contents

Manuscript copy of Pound's poem, believed to have been copied out by Valentine.

Dates: undated; the original poem was published in 1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Archive reading room is open by appointment, Wednesdays-Fridays, but all visits must be booked in advance. We are currently limiting the number of researchers due to social distancing requirements. Photographs may not be taken of the Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes material without the permission of the Estates. The Archivist can provide further information and contact details for permissions. The remainder of the collection may be photographed for private research, subject to UK copyright provisions. Those wishing to publish from the collection should seek advice from the Archivist prior to publication.
 Item

'The Spirit of Romance: an attempt to define somewhat the charm of the pre-Renaissance literature of Latin Europe'

Reference Code: GBR/0272/HB/B/25
Scope and Contents

London, J. M. Dent, undated. Contains T.S. Eliot's bookplate.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The photocopies of letters from John Davy Hayward to T. S. Eliot (reference L/13/1-3) are reserved as a condition of deposit. Permission to read them must be obtained from Faber and Faber Ltd, Bloomsbury House, 74-77 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DA. HB/M/21 is reserved (not available to researchers) under the Data Protection Act.

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