Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Ezra Pound papers, 1915-1959

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1018
Bib ID 4079578 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972
Title Ezra Pound papers, 1915-1959
Physical Description 1 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language(s) English .

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Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.



Manuscripts and correspondence. The typescript of THE PISAN CANTOS contains almost all of the Cantos 74-80, and 84, and part of 83. There is a carbon of the corrected version of parts of Cantos 74, 76-77, and 79-80. Included are galley proofs of Cantos 74-84 and galley and page proofs of Canto 77, the latter for the "Rocky Mountain Review." The collection contains two typescripts for CANTOS ET POEMES CHOISIS. One typescript bears corrections and notations by Pound, the other by the translator René Laubiès. Included is correspondence with Benjamin De Casseres, Daniel Dodson, Peter Loving, Dudley Fitts, Ronald Duncan, Orrick Johns, and a Mr. Thring.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Ezra Pound papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Reproduction Note

The entire collection except for the letters from Pound to Benjamin De Casseres, Orrick Johns, and to Mr. Thring, as well as some of the printed materials in Box 2, is available on microfilm. See MN# 81-6019.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Entered in AMC 11/27/90.

Letter to Mr Thring Cataloged HR 06/10/92.

EP letter to Benjamin De Casseres Cataloged HR 06/24/92.

Revision Description

2021-03-19 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

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"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Galley proofs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Proofs (printed matter) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
De Casseres, Benjamin, 1873-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dodson, Daniel Boone Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Duncan, Ronald, 1914-1982 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fitts, Dudley, 1903-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Johns, Orrick, 1887-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Laubiès, René, 1924-2006 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Loving, Peter Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical


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Series I: Correspondence

Box 1 Correspondence

Series II: Cataloged Manuscripts

Box 2 Cataloged Manuscripts

Series III: Uncataloged Materials

Box 2 Printed Materials

Box 2 Printed Materials, 3 items

Box 2 Miscellaneous Printed Materials

Box 2 Ezra Pound--Envelopes Addressed to Laurance Scott

Box 2 MIscellaneous