Julien Cornell papers relating to Ezra Pound, 1945-1965.


Cornell, Julien D., 1910-. Julien Cornell papers relating to Ezra Pound, 1945-1965.

Julien Cornell papers relating to Ezra Pound, 1945-1965.

The collection contains correspondence and professional files relating to Cornell's representation of Ezra Pound in the initial stages of the U.S. government's case against him for treason. In addition to Ezra and Dorothy Pound, correspondents include T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, James Laughlin, Arthur Moore, Omar Pound, Mary de Rachewiltz, and Olga Rudge. Topics include Pound's physical and mental condition in 1945-46; the treason charge against him; the efforts to have him declared mentally incompetent to stand trial; his court appearances; the use of the Alien Property Act against Dorothy Pound; and conditions at St. Elizabeth's Hospital. The collection also contains legal documents relating to the Pound case, including psychiatric evaluation reports; notices of court dates; material relating to a writ of habeas corpus prepared by Cornell in 1948; and transcripts of Pound's radio broadcasts from Rome.

1.88 linear ft. (5 boxes)

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Eliot, T.S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965

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American poet and critic. From the description of Letter to Walter Elder, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio [manuscript], 1946 July 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823193 English poet, playwright, critic, editor, and publisher. From the description of Letters, 1950 Mar. 10 and 1958 Nov. 14, London [England], to M[ary] Elis[!]abeth Barber, London [England]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364335 Revolutionary American born ...

Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

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Ezra Pound (1885-1972), American poet and critic. From the description of Ezra Pound collection, 1911-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863170 Poet. From the description of Papers, 1915-1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122529234 From the description of Ezra Loomis Pound, 1885-1972 correspondence, 1912(ca.)-1938. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155533520 Ezra Pound (1885-197...

Rachewiltz, Mary de

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Daughter of Ezra Pound; poet and translator. From the description of Translations of Cantos by Ezra Pound, 1973-1975. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 15609675 ...

United States. Dept. of Justice. Office of the Attorney General.

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Moore, Arthur Melborn, 1947-

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Pound, Omar S.

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Pound, Dorothy

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Epithet: Mrs wife of Ezra Pound British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000349.0x000392 ...

Saint Elizabeths Hospital (Washington, D.C.)

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Overholser, Winfred, 1892-1964

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Psychiatrist, educator, and superintendent of St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington, D.C. From the description of Winfred Overholser papers, 1911-1965 (bulk 1950-1965). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131219 Biographical Note 1882, Apr. 21 Born, Worcester, Mass. 1912 B.A., Harvard University, Cambridge,...

United States. Office of Alien Property Custodian

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The office of Alien Property Custodian was created by the Trading with the Enemy Act of October 6, 1917. According to the act the right to seize enemy property was vested in the president, which was then delegated to the Alien Property Custodian. During the Second World War the Alien Property Custodian was reinstituted. Patents held by German and Japanese nations were defined as alien property and seized. From the description of Records, 1943-1946. (Hagley Museum & Library). Worl...

Laughlin, James, 1914-1997

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Laughlin writes as editor of New Directions. From the description of 1 TL (copy), 1959 April 30, New Directions, New York to Macmillan & Co. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626450 James Laughlin (1914-1997) was an American publisher, poet and founder of New Directions Publishing Corporation. From the description of James Laughlin compositions sent to Hugh Witemeyer, 1982-1996. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612706693 Jame...

Rudge, Olga, 1895-1996

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Olga Rudge (1895-1996), musician and companion of Ezra Pound. Born in Ohio, educated in Europe, Rudge began her career as a concert violinist before World War I. She met Pound in Paris in 1923, and with George Antheil played in the debut performances of several of Pound's compositions. Their daughter was born in 1925. During the 1930s she became associated with the Accademia Musicale Chigiana, and she and Pound promoted the music of Antonio Vivaldi in a series of performances and publications. I...

Muncie, Wendell, 1897-

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Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Ernest Hemingway, 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450863 Joseph Dearing is addressed on envelope as "war correspondent, U.S. Army." A native of Santa Rosa, he was a photographer for Colliers magazine during World War II, covering both the European and Pacific theaters. After the war he wrote the "Uncle Joe Dearing's Fish and Game Column" for for the San Francisco Call Bulletin and later worked for the San Jose M...

Laws, Bolitha (Bolitha James), 1891-1958

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Bolitha James Laws (b. Aug. 22, 1891, Washington, D.C.-d. Nov. 1958), Chief Justice, United States District Court for the District of Columbia. From the description of Laws, Bolitha (Bolitha James), 1891-1958 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10596949 ...

United States. District Court (District of Columbia)

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Cornell, Julien D., 1910-

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Julien Cornell (1910-1994) was educated at Swarthmore and Yale Law School (Law 1993). A member of the Society of Friends, he defended conscientious objectors during World War II and served as the defense counsel for Pound during the initial stages of his treason trial and competency hearing. Cornell published several works, including The Trial of Ezra Pound (1966). From the description of Julien Cornell papers relating to Ezra Pound, 1945-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70217157...