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[Typed letter signed], 1946 January 12, London [to] Viola, Tenafly, New Jersey

From: Viola Baxter Jordan Papers

[Typed letter signed], 1946 January 12, London [to] Viola, Tenafly, New Jersey

From: Viola Baxter Jordan Papers

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[Typed letter signed], 1946 January 13, London [to] Viola, Tenafly, New Jersey
Creator: Bryher, 1894-1983 H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961
Other Creator: Jordan, Viola Baxter, 1887-1973
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Date: 1946 January 12 [and] 13
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Description:
Bryher's letter begins on the recto of sheet 1 and continues to the recto of sheet 2
Hilda's letter follows and begins on recto of sheet 2, continues to verso of sheet 2, finishes on verso of sheet 1
Hilda numbers her letter pages ""H.1"", ""H.2"", and ""H.3""
Signed: ""Bryher""
Signed: ""Hilda""
Envelope dated 1946 January 13; cut open
Abstract:
Bryher: Thanks for Christmas gift, explains she cut ties with Ezra Pound in 1927 and ""was utterly disgusted"" at his views. Discusses limited goods and Christmas food rations. Expresses uncertainty over travel plans to USA, Hilda due at Bryn Mawr, Bryher hopes to see Viola in New Jersey.
Hilda: Thanks for gifts, agrees with Bryher about Ezra Pound, would like to help his wife, thinks the insanity plea is lucky, asks for news of Dorothy, Olga and Maria [Mary].
Physical Description:
[4] p. + envelope
23 cm.
Host Note:
Series I. Correspondence. Viola Baxter Jordan correspondence
Box:
Box 1
Folder:
Folder 14
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Viola Baxter Jordan
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Object ID: 2036417
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