Olga Rudge Papers 1887-1989


Olga Rudge Papers 1887-1989

The Olga Rudge Papers document many aspects of Rudge's personal life and professional activities. There are 32 boxes of letters between Ezra Pound and Rudge. Other major correspondents include Mary de Rachewiltz, James Laughlin, George Antheil, Renata Borgatti, conte Guido Chigi Saracini, Cyril Connolly, T. S. Eliot, Egerton Grey, Desmond O'Grady, D. D. Paige, Ildebrando Pizzetti, Dorothy Pound, and Adrian Stokes. The papers also contain daily notebooks kept by Rudge from 1966 on; a variety of personal and financial papers; printed material collected by Rudge; and documentation of her musical career, including autograph scores by George Antheil, Tibor Serly, and Julia Perry.

Total Boxes: 163; Linear Feet: 87.5

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