On June 24, 1910, Thomas Stearns Eliot graduated from Harvard College in an all-white, all-male class one-tenth today’s size. A new small exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the graduation of Harvard’s most famous poet, and includes Eliot’s transcript, a copy of the letter placing him on academic probation his freshman year, his student paper on Kipling, a first edition of Prufrock and other observations, and more; from the collections of the Houghton Library and Harvard University Archives. The exhibition was prepared by Carey Adina Karmel, Harvard Class of 1979.
3 May- 31 July 2010
Chaucer Case, Houghton Library
For further information contact Leslie Morris, 617-495-2449
Image above: T.S. Eliot in 1910 Class Album. Courtesy Harvard University Archives, HUD 310.04.5
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