Harry T. Moore collection of Richard Aldington correspondence, 1958-1962 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
This collection consists of the letters between Harry Thornton Moore and Richard Aldington. Following a visit in France in 1958, the two corresponded until Aldington's death in 1962.
The letters contain discussions of Aldington's problems with publishers, reprints of his work and proposed literary projects, (such as articles, translations, introduction and prefaces) references to some of his books and translation, opinions about political events and personalities in Europe and America and comments about his daily life and activities in France during these years. Aldington's correspondence also includes anecdotes and comments about contemporaries, key literary figures of the twentieth century: H.D., his first wife; D.H. Lawrence, Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell and others.