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Ezra Pound:

Photography Collection Literary File at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Harry Ransom Center
Title: Ezra Pound Literary File
Dates: Circa 1900s-1965
Extent: 88 items
Abstract: The Ezra Pound Literary File consists of 88 black and white and color photographs depicting Pound as a young man and as an older man as well as family members and friends.
Call Number: Photography Collection PH-00281
Language: English
Access:

Open for research




The Ezra Pound Literary File consists of 88 black and white and color photographs depicting Pound as a young man and as an older man as well as family members and friends. Those represented include his wife Dorothy Pound (née Shakespear) and her mother, his mistress Olga Rudge, sculptor Hugh Oloff de Wet, friend Marcella Spann Booth, as well as writers Richard Aldington, James Joyce, Ford Madox Ford, John Quinn, and William Butler Yeats. Scenes include a gathering at C. W. Gatter's home in Wyncote, Penn.; views of Cheltenham Military Academy in Pennsylvania; views of Pound's neighborhood in Kensington Church Walk in London, England; and various places in Italy, including Pound's 80th birthday celebration in Rapallo and views of the internment cell where he was held in Pisa. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file. Further descriptions are available in a database in the repository.


The Ransom Center also holds manuscript materials by Ezra Pound and artworks related to Ezra Pound.