Contents and Arrangement

Letters from T.S. Eliot to Emily Hale, 1938 June-August

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged chronologically.

Collection History


No materials were removed from the collection during 2019 processing beyond routine appraisal practices.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Chloe Pfendler in November 2019 with additional help from the rest of the processing team and Alia Wood '20. Finding aid written by Chloe Pfendler in November 2019.

Some arrangement imposed on the collection prior to 2019 processing by former library staff.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Researchers may be asked to use digital surrogates of material if more than one patron requests to use a box at the same time.

Conditions Governing Use

All material written by T.S. Eliot remains under copyright with the T.S. Eliot Estate but will enter the public domain January 1, 2036. The library has no other information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright. Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Letters from T.S. Eliot to Emily Hale; Emily Hale Letters from T. S. Eliot, C0686, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Related Materials

Princeton University Library. Princeton, New Jersey. Emily Hale Collection (C1249). Two additional letters from T.S. Eliot.


Letter, 1930 December 29. Emily Hale Letters from T. S. Eliot; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library.