[Typed letter signed], 1944 [April 10], Easter Monday, London [to] Viola, Tenafly, New Jersey

Creator:
H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961
Published/Created:
London
1944 [April 9-10]
Physical Description:
[2] p. + envelope
32 cm.
Notes:
Sunday letter on recto; Monday letter on verso
At head: ""From: H.D. Aldington""
Signed: ""Hilda""
Return address: ""H. Aldington / + W. Macpherson, (English)""
Envelope dated 1944 April 13; cut open
Abstract:
Sunday: Informs Viola is entered in her new calendar list of birthdays, shares historic figures with the same birthday as Viola, discusses Greek history, mentions book ""Quo Vadis"" by Sienkiewicz, describes Easter celebrations, reports difficulty adjusting to extra daylight saving time.
Monday: Mentions Viola's son, discusses dating habits of Viola's daughter Sue' and Perdita, discusses Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams, thinks Williams feels ""foreign,"" welcomes a visiting friend of Viola's
Variant Titles:
[Typed letter signed], 1944 [April 9], Easter Sunday, London [to] Viola, Tenafly, New Jersey
Topics:
Astrology
Dating (Social customs)
Daylight saving
Easter
Greeks
Indians
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives
Topics:
Aristobulus, 2nd cent. B.C.
Bryher, 1894-1983
H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961
Jordan, Viola Baxter, 1887-1973
Longinus, Saint, martyr, 1st cent.
Schaffner, Perdita
Sienkiewicz, Henryk, 1846-1916
Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963
Language:
English
Genre:
Correspondence
Envelopes
Typescripts
Format:
Text
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Digital:
Viola Baxter Jordan
Source Creator:
Jordan, Viola Baxter, 1887-1973
Source Title:
Viola Baxter Jordan Papers
Source Created:
1905-1951
Source Note:
Series I. Correspondence. Viola Baxter Jordan correspondence
Call Number:
YCAL MSS 175
Box:
Box 1
Folder:
Folder 37
Orbis Record:
6296696
Orbis Barcode:
39002099319825
Finding Aid:
http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.jordan
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
Yale Collection of American Literature
oid pointer:
1132828
OID:
2037210
PID:
digcoll:3469355

Number of Pages: 4
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