Jordan, Viola Baxter, 1887-1973.

Viola Baxter (1887-1973) grew up in Utica, New York and met Ezra Pound through a church social group, while he was attending Hamilton College. She maintained friendships with Pound and his friends, William Carlos Williams and H. D., throughout her life. She married the economist Virgil D. Jordan in 1914; they had three children but divorced in the 1920s. She settled in New Jersey, where she remained for the rest of her life. Her mother was Eleanor Scott Baxter (b. 1865), and her sister was Gwendolyn Baxter (1885-1935).

From the description of Viola Baxter letters from Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, and H.D., 1906-1961. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862651


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