Yeats and Pound Registration Forms MS.140
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University of California, Santa Cruz
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University of California, Santa Cruz
Title: Yeats and Pound Registration Forms
Identifier/Call Number: MS.140
0.5 Linear Feet
1 portfolio: 7 items
Date (inclusive): 1916-1970
Date (bulk): 1916-1918
Abstract: Includes registration forms completed
by W. B. Yeats, Ezra Pound & Dorothy Pound while they were residing in England during
World War I. Also included are a broadside notice, a newspaper clipping, Register of Aliens,
and a 1970 letter to the bookdealer, concerning the material.
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In August of 1913, Yeats, while staying with the Tuckers at
The Prelude, a
house in Ashdown Forest, found lodgings in Stone Cottage, Colman's Hatch. There he settled
in with Ezra Pound acting as his secretary.
When the First World War broke out the Ashdown Forest was declared a prohibited area, and
both Yeats and the Pounds, as aliens, were asked to leave but with Robert Bridges
interceding on their behalf, the Home Office allowed them to stay. At the end of the war,
Ezra Pound went to Paris, while Yeats travelled first to Oxford then to his tower at Thoor
Ballyle near Coole Park.
Yeats and Pound Registration Forms. MS 140. Special Collections and Archives, University
Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.
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MS 317 W. B. Yeats Letters, 1933-1936
Scope and Content of Collection
This collection includes registration forms completed by W. B. Yeats, Ezra Pound &
Dorothy Pound while they were residing in England during World War I. Also included are a
broadside notice concerning the Alien Restriction Order of 1916, a newspaper clipping,
Register of Aliens, and a 1970 letter to the bookdealer, concerning the material.
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Subjects and Indexing Terms
Great Britain -- Emigration and
immigration -- Government policy
Noncitizens -- Great Britain
World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler),
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972
Registration forms - completed
Register of Aliens
Ledger, "For use in hotels, inns, lodging houses, etc."
"Notice to keepers of hotels, inns, boarding houses and lodging houses, County
of East Sussex, concerning the Aliens Restiction (Consolidation) Order of 1916" -
"Alien friends" news clipping
Correspondence: B.P to Anthony Rota, bookseller
1970 August 21
Scope and Contents note
Typed letter, signed. Provides some background information on the material and on the
stay of the Pounds & Yeats in Sussex where the register and registration forms were