C. David Heymann - Ezra Pound Collection
Manuscript Collection 246

Description

Research material for the author's Ezra Pound: The Last Rower.
4 cubic ft.
Interviews, letters, and photographs pertaining to Ezra Pound.

Introduction

C. David Heymann, author of Ezra Pound: The Last Rower, donated approximately 4 cubic feet of his related research material to Stony Brook University in 1997.

Mr. Heymann is the author of several acclaimed biographies, including Poor Little Rich Girl: The Life and Legend of Barbara Hutton, A Woman Named Jackie: An Intimate Biography of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, R.F.K: A Candid Biography of Robert F. Kennedy and Liz: An Intimate Biography of Elizabeth Taylor.

Collection Note

The material contained within the Ezra Pound Collection was utilized by Mr. Heymann for the purpose of writing Ezra Pound: The Last Rower . It provides researchers with a comprehensive look at the life of Ezra Pound. Documents include manuscript drafts, correspondence, transcripts, and photographs. The collection consists of 3 series: Research Material, Manuscripts Drafts, and Photographs.

The original order and folder headings have been maintained where applicable and re-created in other instances to assist researchers. Items housed in acidic or metal housings have been removed from these housings for preservation reasons. These materials have been placed in acid free folders and containers. All metal clips have been removed and replaced, in accordance with accepted archival standards of preservation.

Container Listing

SERIES I: RESEARCH MATERIAL

Box 1

Letters from Beinecke Rare Books and Manuscript Collection, Yale University (1 of 2)
Letters from Beinecke Rare Books and Manuscript Collection, Yale University (2 of 2)
Transcripts of WWII Radio Broadcasts (1 of 3)
Transcripts of WWII Radio Broadcasts (2 of 3)
Transcripts of WWII Radio Broadcasts (3 of 3)

Box 2

State Department and Justice Department Files (1 of 5)
State Department and Justice Department Files (2 of 5)
State Department and Justice Department Files (3 of 5)
State Department and Justice Department Files (4 of 5)
State Department and Justice Department Files (5 of 5)
Correspondence, general (1 of 2)
Correspondence, general (2 of 2)
Correspondence, Louis Untermeyer
Correspondence, National Archives and Records Service
Interview with Garcia Livi, Library of Congress, 1963 March 24
Archibald MacLeish: poetry and opinion, The Pisan Cantos of Ezra Pound
Miscellaneous

Box 3

La Destra, Issue November/December 1972
Agenda, Issue Autumn/Winter 1970
Assorted criticism
Arthur Miller on Ezra Pound from 30 Years of Treasory
Steber Report from the Library of Congress
Julien Cornell files from Beinecke Library, Yale University
Letter to Woodrow Wilson, 1913 March 3
Wabash College, Indiana, 1907-8
Grab and Johnson manuscript of Yale University's broadcast for Pound's 70th birthday
Italian Quarterly, Special Ezra Pound Issue, Spring 1973
Letters from Pound to Amy Lowell
Ezra Pound at St. Elizabeth's
Harry Meacher File, University of Virginia
Archibald MacLeish file (restricted)
Robert Fitzgerald on Ezra Pound
Houghton Library, Harvard University: holdings on Ezra Pound
Pisan Cantos
Allen Ginsberg to Ezra Pound: unpublished Ginsberg journals
Miscellaneous articles, reviews, etc

SERIES II: MANUSCRIPT DRAFTS

Box 4

Original Manuscript of Ezra Pound: The Last Rower (1 of 8)
Original Manuscript of Ezra Pound: The Last Rower (2 of 8)
Original Manuscript of Ezra Pound: The Last Rower (3 of 8)
Original Manuscript of Ezra Pound: The Last Rower (4 of 8)

Box 5

Original Manuscript of Ezra Pound: The Last Rower (5 of 8)
Original Manuscript of Ezra Pound: The Last Rower (6 of 8)
Original Manuscript of Ezra Pound: The Last Rower (7 of 8)
Original Manuscript of Ezra Pound: The Last Rower (8 of 8)

SERIES III: PHOTOGRAPHS

Ezra Pound, July 1959
Ezra Pound, Rapallo, 1960s
Ezra Pound, 1920 (copy)
Ezra Pound, 1945 (copy)
Ezra Pound, undated
Ezra Pound and Dorothy Brunnenburg, 1959
Photograph of witnesses who were brought from Italy to testify against Pound
Ezra Pound, undated
Ezra Pound, undated
Ezra Pound, undated