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Richard Eberhart Letters, 1942-1969

Collection Overview

Title: Richard Eberhart Letters, 1942-1969

Predominant Dates:1942: August 19 - 1969: June 11

ID: MS/VMF/vmf044

Creator: Eberhart, Richard (1904-2005)

Extent: 6.0 Items

Date Acquired: 11/06/1968

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Correspondence from Richard Eberhart.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Method:

Accession number 1002. Originally laid in Burr Oaks by Eberhart. PS3509 B456 B9 1947. (To Wolin, Ron)

Accession number 1048. Originally laid in Song and Idea by Eberhart. PS3509 B456 S6 1940. (To Smith, Israel)

Accession number 1184. Purchased from Henry Wenning. (To Hamilton, Ian)

Preferred Citation: Name of the Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections

Processing Information: Proccessed July 1969 and May 1970.


Box and Folder Listing

Item 1: Eberhart to Israel Smith, concerning the American edition of one of his books [Song and Idea], commenting on his duties as a Navy instructor of aerial machine-gunnery, and sending his regards to a distant relative, Fritz Ginrod, by way of Mr. Smith, 1942: August 19Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page
Item 2: Eberhart to Ron Wolin, concerning rare editions of several of Eberhart's poem which he intended to donate for the purpose of auction, to the Vietnam Peace Parade Committee, as an expression of his opposition to the war in Vietnam, 1968: March 5Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Item 3: Eberhart to Ian Hamilton, Publisher, The Review, concerning Eberhart's essay, Empson's Poetry, in Accent Anthology published by Harcourt Brace & Co., 1963: October 14Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Item 4: Eberhart to Ian Hamilton, concerning Eberhart's poems, Ceremony by the Sea and The Fury of Aerial Bombardment, their origin and their mention in various essays, 1965: June 1Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 2 pages
Item 5: Eberhart to Hamilton concerning Eberhart's poem, John Ledyard, particularly the use of the word cedar, 1969: January 30Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Item 6: Eberhart to Iam Hamilton concerning honors bestowed on Eberhart, and a description of his meeting Ezra Pound, 1969: June 11Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page