T. S. Eliot collection
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of material relating to T.S. Eliot collected by Julius M. Cruse, including some correspondence and a lecture by Eliot, printed material, photographs, and audiovisual material. Printed material includes exhibition catalogs, programs, bookseller and publisher catalogs, and lectures related to T. S. Eliot. There is also records related to Cruse's colelcting, including correspondence with booksellers, inventory lists, and sales receipts.
Language of Materials
Materials entirely in English.
Restrictions on Access
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.
Dr. Julius Cruse was born in 1937. He earned B.A. and B.S. degrees in chemistry from the University of Mississippi in 1958, and then received a D.Med.Sc Degree from the University of Graz (Austria) while a Fulbright Fellow. He received his M.D./Ph.D. in pathology from the University of Tennessee College in Medicine before returning to the University of Mississippi where he taught and practiced medicine for nearly 50 years.
Though an immunologist by trade, Cruse was also an avid book collector with a particular interest in T.S. Eliot. By 1995 Cruse had amassed what is thought to be the largest and most complete collection of material related to T.S. Eliot in private hands.
Julius Cruse died in 2018.
5 linear feet (5 boxes),; 3 oversized papers boxes (OP),; 1 extra-oversized papers (XOP); 1 framed item (FR)
Material relating to T.S. Eliot, including some correspondence and a lecture by Eliot, printed material, photographs, rare book catalogs, sales records, and audiovisual material.
Cruse donated his 3000 volume T.S. Eliot collection to the St. Mark’s Library of the General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church, New York City. Emory University’s Rose Library purchased the collection in 2009.
Gift and purchase, 2008.
File name: eliot1103.doc
Arranged and described at the file level.
File name: eliot1103.doc
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- Authors, English. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- English literature--20th century. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- English poetry--20th century. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts. Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Photographs. Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Playbills. Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Poets, English. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Programs. Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Sound recordings Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- T.S. Eliot collection, 1920-2001
- Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University
- February 6, 2009
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