Herbert Howarth Papers
The Herbert Howarth Papers consists of material relating to Howarth's book, Notes on Some Figures Behind T. S. Eliot (1964) and includes his letters to and from T.S. Eliot. Howarth submitted drafts of his text to Eliot for comment and several drafts of the book with marginal corrections by Eliot are housed in the collection. The collection offers a unique opportunity to view the response of the subject of a critical biography to the views of a biographer.
- Howarth, Herbert, 1900- (Collector, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
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.
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Herbert Howarth is the author of Notes on Some Figures Behind T. S. Eliot (1964), a critical study of Eliot's background through his family, friends, mentors, and fellow writers. Howarth, an academic who specializes in literature, has a wide range of interests. In addition to his book on Eliot, he has edited an anthology of Arab writing and written a book about 19th and 20th-century Irish authors. Howarth's study of Shakespeare, The Tiger's Heart, was published in 1970.
Source of Acquisition
Accession number 1071. Purchased from Herbert Howarth, July 27, 1969
Processed August 1969
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- 2021 April 22: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.
Collecting Area Details
Part of the Manuscripts Collecting Area
Olin Library, 1 Brookings Drive
St. Louis MO 63130 US