Herbert Howarth Papers 1959-1969.
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The Howarth collection is made up of material relating to his book about Eliot and includes his letters to and from Eliot. Howarth submitted drafts of his text to Eliot for comment and several drafts of the book with marginal corrections by Eliot are housed in the collection, too. The collection offers a unique opportunity to view the response of the subject of a critical biography to the views of a biographer.


Consists of business and editorial correspondence relating to Howarth's work on T.S. Eliot.


Correspondence relating to Howarth's book Notes On Some Figures Around T.S. Eliot (Boston: Houghton- Mifflin, 1964), including correspondence with publishers, editors and T.S. Eliot. Unless indicated otherwise all letters are to Herbert Howarth.


Letters to Howarth in response to Howarth's queries for information about T.S. Eliot, and Harvard University before 1914. Included are Howarth's letters of inquiry.


Notes On Some Figures Behind T.S. Eliot (Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1964).