Contents and Arrangement

Letters from Addington Through Atkinson, 1946

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of responses from the public to Cerf's appeal (1946) to readers of his "Trade Winds" column in the Saturday Review of Literature on the question of the exclusion of Pound's poetry from an anthology of English and American poetry being published by Random House. The appeal was made in the January 9 issue of SRL , and the results and extracts of the letters were published in the March 16 issue.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Letters from Addington Through Atkinson; Bennett Cerf Correspondence Regarding the Ezra Pound Controversy (1946), C0133, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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