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Guide to the Hubert Creekmore collection on Ezra Pound
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Series 1. Ezra Pound correspondence, notes, and other material. 1914-1947, undated.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains correspondence, notes, and other material primarily regarding the interactions between Ezra Pound, Hubert Creekmore, and James Laughlin. Additional material related to the books Translations of Ezra Pound and The Cantos by Ezra Pound are also included as well as a selection of Pound's personal items.
The item level descriptions for some of the material in this series were created, in-part, using the information present on the original enclosures used to house the collection. These enclosures have been preserved as a reference tool for researchers and are included at the end of Folders 3-7.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence from Ezra Pound to Robert Fitzgerald regarding the establishment of a monthly magazine on contemporary life (2 leaves). November 18, 1939.

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence from Robert Fitzgerald to Hubert Creekmore regarding Ezra Pound's letter on the establishment of a monthly magazine on contemporary life (1 leaf/1 envelope). February 1940.

Box 1, Folder 4

Handwritten notes by Ezra Pound regarding the "movement of Cantos at point of 'Pisan Cantos'" (2 leaves). undated.

Box 1, Folder 4

Handwritten notes by Ezra Pound including an explication of Canto 77 (3 leaves). undated.

Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence from Ezra Pound to Hubert Creekmore regarding poetry and politics (3 leaves/1 envelope). February 18, 1939.

Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence from Ezra Pound to Hubert Creekmore regarding Pound's arrival into New York from Genova on the Rex(1 leaf/1 envelope). 1939.

Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence from Ezra Pound to Hubert Creekmore regarding Creekmore's change of address (2 leaves/1 envelope). 1939.

Box 1, Folder 5

Telegram from Ezra Pound to Hubert Creekmore regarding a meeting at Columbia University (1 leaf/1 envelope). May 29, 1939.

Box 1, Folder 6

Typed notes labeled "E.P. Vol of Translations. (list Nov '47)" regarding Translations of Ezra Pound by Ezra Pound (1 leaf). November 1947.

Box 1, Folder 6

Handwritten/typed notes labeled "List by EP for translations vol." regarding Translations of Ezra Pound by Ezra Pound (1 leaf). undated.

Box 1, Folder 6

Typed notes (hand-annotated by Ezra Pound) labeled "Notes" from Hubert Creekmore to James Laughlin (1 leaf). undated.

Box 1, Folder 6

Typed notes (hand-annotated) labeled "Translations by Ezra Pound" regarding Hubert Creekmore's suggested table of contents for Translations of Ezra Pound by Ezra Pound (5 leaves). undated.

Box 1, Folder 6

Handwritten notes from Ezra Pound to James Laughlin (3 leaves). undated.

Box 1, Folder 7

Visiting card for Ezra Pound with his temporary address at the Hotel Foyot. circa 1926.

Box 1, Folder 7

Ticket for Ezra Pound to the "Students' Room, Department of Manuscripts of the British Museum" issued on March 13th. 1914.

Box 1, Folder 7

Invitation for Paroles de Villon: Airs and fragments from an opera: Le Testament at the Salle Pleyel. June 29, 1926.

Box 1, Folder 7

Ticket for Ezra Pound from Genova to New York on the Rex, a ship operated by Societa Anonima di Navigazione. April 13, 1939.

 

Series 2. This Difficult Individual, Ezra Pound proofs and other material. 1961, undated.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains proofs and other material regarding Eustace Mullins' book titled This Difficult Individual, Ezra Pound. Mullins met and spoke regularly with Ezra Pound while he was confined at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Washington, D.C. and continued his relationship with Pound after his return to Rapallo, Italy. It was at the request of Pound himself that Mullins wrote this biography. The advance uncorrected proofs contained in this series were hand-annotated by T.S. Eliot.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially according to box and folder number.
Box 1, Folder 1

Advance uncorrected proofs (hand-annotated by T.S. Eliot) of This Difficult Individual, Ezra Pound by Eustace Mullins. August 28, 1961.

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence from Marcia Prince to Hubert Creekmore regarding the proof of This Difficult Individual, Ezra Pound that was hand-annotated by T.S. Eliot (1 leaf). July 19, 1961.

Box 1, Folder 2

Typed notes labeled "Errata Sheet" that lists T.S. Eliot's corrections in the advance uncorrected proofs of This Difficult Individual, Ezra Pound by Eustace Mullins (1 leaf). undated.

Box 1, Folder 2

Brochure titled Books of Distinction for Fall 1961 by Fleet Publishing Corporation that includes a synopsis of This Difficult Individual, Ezra Pound by Eustace Mullins on page six. 1961.

Box 2

Galley proof (hand-annotated) of This Difficult Individual, Ezra Pound by Eustace Mullins. undated.