H.D.'s Friends and Associates

Be sure to see also the "H.D.'s Circle" section of the H.D. International Society website.
Bryher (Annie Winifred Ellerman, 1894-1983) was a lifelong friend, companion, and love of H.D.'s. A novelist, active in early European film, papers of hers are at the Beinecke Library at Yale. (My thanks to Louis Silverstein for helping to develop this list of links.)
Richard Aldington: Please see the Richard Aldington web site.

Robert Duncan

Robert Duncan (1919-1988) was one of the 'young poets' that H.D. knew. His "H.D. Book" is still unpublished. However, information on finding the H.D. Book is available (including citations to published parts and location of the manuscript.)
John Gould Fletcher
Correspondence between John Gould Fletcher and H.D. is in the John Gould Fletcher Papers at the University of Arkansas Special Collections Division.
Frances Gregg: Please see the Frances Gregg web pages.

D.H. Lawrence

H.D. had quite a long and intense friendship with Lawrence (1885-1930), from the time they met in England before World War One.

Some letters of D.H. Lawrence's are at the Contemporary Manuscripts Collection at the Poetry and Rare Books Collection of the SUNY Buffalo Library.

Amy Lowell
A lifelong friend of H.D.'s, Amy Lowell was central to establishing H.D.'s reputation in the United States. The Amy Lowell page at the Lesbian Poetry website contains a biography, photo, and some of her poetry.
Marianne Moore
Marianne Moore and H.D. met while they were together at Bryn Mawr, and knew each other all their lives.

The Marianne Moore Society home page is temporarily down, but the Marianne Moore listserv may be subscribed to by sending email with no subjet to listproc@lists.yale.edu with the one-line command: subscribe MMOORE-L [firstname] [lastname] as in, subscribe MMOORE-L Hilda Doolittle.

Ezra Pound
Ezra Pound (1885-1972) knew H.D. from the time she was a young woman in Pennsylvania throughout her life and later years in Europe. He wrote a sheaf of poems for her, Hilda's Book, around the time of their romance, about 1905.

There are many resources on the internet concerning Ezra Pound, including:

And the Pound Listserv. To subscribe, send an e-mail to listserv@lists.maine.edu and in the body of the e-mail, enter subscribe epound-l your name (e.g., "subscribe epound-l Betsy Rose") and be sure to delete anything else in the body of the e-mail, such as an automatic signature block. Questions about the ListServ may be addressed to betsy.rose@umit.maine.edu
William Carlos Williams
H.D. and William Carlos Williams (1883-1963) knew each other from the time they were young university students in Pennsylvania.

The William Carlos Williams Collection is at the Poetry and Rare Books Collection of the SUNY Buffalo Library.

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