Scope and Content
Title: Peter Russell Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1945-1961
Collection number: 921
Russell, Peter, 1921-
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Peter Irwin Russell (1921- ) was a British poet, publisher, teacher, and editor of
Nine magazine (1949-57) and
Marginalia (1990- ). He was the poet-in-residence at the University of Victoria, British Columbia (1972-74), a teacher at Purdue University
(1976-77), and a teaching fellow at the Imperial Iranian Academy of Philosophy, Tehran (1977-79). The collection consists
of Russell's correspondence, manuscripts, and ephemera including 16 copies of letters from Ezra Pound to Edgar Jepson, a small
group of ephemera relating to Pound, letters from other poets to Russell, and the galley proofs of an issue of
Nine that was never published.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
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copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Peter Russell, 1964, purchase.
[Identification of item], Peter Russell Papers (Collection 921). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
British poet and publisher Peter Irwin Russell was born in 1921; his first book of poetry was published in 1944; became editor
Nine magazine (1949-57), owner of a bookshop and poetry press (1950-63), poet-in-residence at the University of Victoria, British
Columbia (1972-74), teacher at Purdue University (1976-77), teaching fellow at the Imperial Iranian Academy of Philosophy,
Tehran (1977-79), and became editor of
Marginalia in 1990; published poetry, translations, and other works, including
Picnic To The Moon (1944),
An Examination of Ezra Pound: A Collection Of Essays (1950),
Images of Desire: Discrete Sonnets (1962),
The Pound Connection (1992), and
The Language Of The Spirit (1997).
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and ephemera of poet and publisher Peter Russell. Includes 16 copies of
letters from Ezra Pound to Edgar Jepson, a small group of ephemera relating to Pound, and letters from other poets to Russell.
Also includes two manuscript reviews and writings on William Carlos Williams by Thomas H. Carter. Collection also contains
the galley proofs of the journal,
Nine, for August 1956, which was never published.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Russell, Peter, 1921- --Archives.
Carter, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry), 1931-1963--Archives.
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972--Correspondence.
Periodical editors--England--Archival resources.
Manuscripts for publication.