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Finding Aid for the Peter Russell Papers, 1945-1961
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Peter Russell Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1945-1961
    Collection number: 921
    Creator: Russell, Peter, 1921-
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Peter Irwin Russell (1921- ) was a British poet, publisher, teacher, and editor of Nine magazine (1949-57) and Marginalia (1990- ). He was the poet-in-residence at the University of Victoria, British Columbia (1972-74), a teacher at Purdue University (1976-77), and a teaching fellow at the Imperial Iranian Academy of Philosophy, Tehran (1977-79). The collection consists of Russell's correspondence, manuscripts, and ephemera including 16 copies of letters from Ezra Pound to Edgar Jepson, a small group of ephemera relating to Pound, letters from other poets to Russell, and the galley proofs of an issue of Nine that was never published.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Peter Russell, 1964, purchase.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Peter Russell Papers (Collection 921). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    British poet and publisher Peter Irwin Russell was born in 1921; his first book of poetry was published in 1944; became editor of Nine magazine (1949-57), owner of a bookshop and poetry press (1950-63), poet-in-residence at the University of Victoria, British Columbia (1972-74), teacher at Purdue University (1976-77), teaching fellow at the Imperial Iranian Academy of Philosophy, Tehran (1977-79), and became editor of Marginalia in 1990; published poetry, translations, and other works, including Picnic To The Moon (1944), An Examination of Ezra Pound: A Collection Of Essays (1950), Images of Desire: Discrete Sonnets (1962), Theories (1978), The Pound Connection (1992), and The Language Of The Spirit (1997).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and ephemera of poet and publisher Peter Russell. Includes 16 copies of letters from Ezra Pound to Edgar Jepson, a small group of ephemera relating to Pound, and letters from other poets to Russell. Also includes two manuscript reviews and writings on William Carlos Williams by Thomas H. Carter. Collection also contains the galley proofs of the journal, Nine, for August 1956, which was never published.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Russell, Peter, 1921- --Archives.
    Carter, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry), 1931-1963--Archives.
    Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972--Correspondence.
    Periodical editors--England--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.