Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965.
Biography and History
T. S. Eliot, the noted modern poet, dramatist, and literary critic, was born in St. Louis, Missouri. After earning a master's degree from Harvard University and beginning his Ph. D. studies, Eliot moved to the United Kingdom in 1914, eventually becoming a British subject in 1927. In addition to his writing, Eliot worked as a schoolteacher and a bank accounts manager before joining the publishing firm of Faber and Gwyer (later Faber and Faber) in 1925, where he worked for the remainder of his career. Best known for such poems as The Waste Land, The Hollow Men, and Four Quartets, Eliot was the recipient of the 1948 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Source: From the finding aid for C0896
Call Number: C0686
Consists of approximately 1,131 letters and related enclosures by British poet and Nobel Prize winner T. S. Eliot to Emily Hale (1891-1969), a teacher, actress, and secret muse to Eliot.
Call Number: C0896
Consists of selected material of Nobel prize-winning poet T. S. Eliot, primarily of correspondence but including several photographs, typescripts of poems, and corrected proofs.
Call Number: C1131
Consists of writings, notebooks, correspondence, files from Time magazine, subject files, legal and financial correspondence, photographs, and printed material of T. S. Matthews, an author and editor of Time magazine.
Call Number: C1294
Consists chiefly of selected letters of J. J. Hayes sent to Emily Hale related to the Irish theater in the first quarter of the twentieth century.