On Jan. 2, 2020, a collection of 1,131 letters from Nobel laureate and renowned writer Thomas Stearns (T.S.) Eliot to his lifelong friend Emily Hale were unsealed at Princeton University Library. A Boston native, Hale was a speech and drama teacher whose career included positions at Simmons College and Smith College. She and Eliot initially met in 1912 in Cambridge, Massachusetts when Eliot attended Harvard. They rekindled their friendship in 1927 and corresponded frequently over the next two decades.
Join us to hear a panel of scholars and experts discuss what has been revealed from one of the best-known sealed literary archives in the world.