T.S. Eliot letters, among best-known sealed literary archives, open at Princeton after 60 years

On Jan. 2, 2020, a collection of 1,131 letters from Nobel laureate and renowned writer Thomas Stearns Eliot, better known as T.S. Eliot, to his lifelong friend Emily Hale opened for research at Princeton University Library. Dating from 1930 to 1957, the letters are the largest single series of Eliot’s correspondence and among the best-known sealed literary archives in the world. Media coverage from The New York Times, The Guardian, The Daily MailBBCCNN and Slate.



Archival photo of T.S. Eliot and Emily Hale and a digitized envelope addressed to Emily Hale