Guide to the T. S. Eliot Papers

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Guide to the T. S. Eliot Papers

Collection number: MS 319

The University Library

Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
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UCSC OAC Unit
Date Completed:
August 2008
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© 2009 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: T. S. Eliot papers
Dates: 1932-1965
Collection number: MS 319
Creator: Eliot, T. S.
Collection Size: 2 document boxes
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: This small collection includes correspondence, playbills from performances of Eliot's plays, an annotated, corrected copy of "East Coker", a copy of "Natarejah" by Tambimuttu, obituaries, news clippings about Eliot and a selection of published appearances of Eliot's works.
Physical location: Stored in Special Collections & Archives: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

T. S. Eliot papers. MS 319. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

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Biography

Thomas Stearns Eliot, OM (September 26, 1888 - January 4, 1965), was a poet, dramatist, and literary critic. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Among his most famous writings are the poems The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, The Waste Land, The Hollow Men, Ash Wednesday and Four Quartets; the plays Murder in the Cathedral and The Cocktail Party; and the essay "Tradition and the Individual Talent".

Scope and Content of Collection

This small collection includes correspondence, playbills from performances of Eliot's plays, an annotated, corrected copy of "East Coker", a copy of "Natarejah" by Tambimuttu, obituaries, news clippings about Eliot and a selection of published appearances of Eliot's works.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Eliot, T. S.(Thomas Stearns),1888-1965--Archives
Poets, English--20th century

Related Material


Container List

box-folder 1:1

Correspondence re: acquisition of collection 1965

box-folder 1:2

Outgoing Correspondence - 17 letters n.d. 1932-1965

box-folder 1:3

Incoming Correspondence n.d.

box-folder 1:4

Obituaries [photocopies] ca. 1965-1966

box-folder 1:5

Newsclippings about Eliot [photocopies] n.d. ca. 1950-1968

box-folder 1:6

Playbills from performances of Eliot's works n.d. ca. 1953-1965

box-folder 1:7

East Coker A Poem by T. S. Eliot, Reprinted from the Easter Number of the "New English Weekly" - annotated, corrected copy, heavily soiled 1940

box-folder 1:8

Natarejah: a poem for Mr. T.S. Eliot's sixtieth birthday by Tambimuttu - This is no.6 of the PL Pamphlets Editions Poetry London Limited 26 Manchester Square, W.1 1948

box-folder 2:1

Misc. addresses ca. 1959

box-folder 2:2-16

Articles about Eliot & his writings ca. 1918-1968