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Amy Lowell Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Acc. 603
Call Number: MS ACC. 603

Scope and Contents

The letters in this collection document the business communication from Amy Lowell to Curtis Brown. Lowell writes to Brown to express her concerns about publication dates of her work. Other subjects include publication of works by poets Richard Aldington and William Stanley Braithwaite.


  • 1915 - 1919

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Biographical / Historical

Amy Lowell, 1874-1925, was an American poet born in Brookline, Massachusetts. Lowell was closely associated with the Imagist movement that included Ezra Pound, Ford Maddox Ford, H.D. (Hilda Doolittle), and Richard Aldington.


10.00 Items

Language of Materials



Arranged chronologically.

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Amy Lowell correspondence
Brenda Craig
2015 June
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  • 2020-06: Updated June 2020

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