Biography and History

Hamilton became well-known through her writings as a popularizer of classical values and Greek civilization. A full-time writer from 1922 on, she became an honorary citizen of Athens, Greece, in 1950.

Source: From the finding aid for C0253

  • Edith Hamilton Collection. 1918-1971 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0253

    Edith Hamilton was a classics scholar with a particular interest in Greek civilization. The collection consists of typescript and galley proofs of her book The Ever-Present Past, notebooks on classical civilization, and correspondence.

  • Ezra Pound Collection. 1908-1956 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C1173

    Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, and documents of and about Ezra Pound, who was one of the most ambitious, influential, and innovative American poets of the modernist period.