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Rupert Brooke collection of papers

Title
Rupert Brooke collection of papers, [1905]-[1937] bulk (1912-1929).
Author
Brooke, Rupert, 1887-1915.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS BrookeSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
741 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Diaries.
  • Notebooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Rupert Brooke was an English poet, playwright, and essayist.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. Former owners include Frances Cornford, W. T. H. Howe, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, Margery Olivier, James Strachey, and Lady Eileen Wellesley.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Brooke
Author
Brooke, Rupert, 1887-1915.
Title
Rupert Brooke collection of papers, [1905]-[1937] bulk (1912-1929).
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence by and about the author, notebooks, diaries for 1907 through 1913, and a photographic portrait of the author. The manuscripts and typescripts include holographs of poems, and a typescript of a play. It contains works relating to the author in manuscript and typescript by Lascelles Abercrombie, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, Edward Shanks, and Lytton Strachey, as well as an undated notebook of Frances Cornford and Sir Sydney Philip Perigal Waterlow's two-volume diary. Correspondence by the author dates from 1905 to 1915, to James Strachey, Lytton Strachey, Dudley Ward, Lady Eileen Wellesley, and others. It also contains letters relating to the author, from 1912 to 1937, between various correspondents including Lascelles Abercrombie, André Gide, John Masefield, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, Virginia Woolf and others. There are also letters to Brooke from Francis MacDonald Cornord, Gwen Darwin, Dickson Dodds, Margery Olivier, James Elroy Flecker, James Strachey, and Lytton Strachey, dating from 1905 through 1915.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Rupert Brooke was an English poet, playwright, and essayist.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Local Note
Creation of collection-level record funded with the generous support of the Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation.
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Abercrombie, Lascelles, 1881-1938.
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
Cornford, Frances, 1886-1960.
Darwin, Gwen.
Dodds, Dickson.
Flecker, James Elroy, 1884-1915.
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953.
Olivier, Margery.
Shanks, Edward, 1892-1953.
Strachey, James.
Strachey, Lytton, 1880-1932.
Waterlow, Sydney, 1878-1944.
Ward, Dudley.
Wellesley, Eileen, Lady.
Gide, André, 1869-1951.
Masefield, John, 1878-1967.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941.
Cornford, Frances, 1886-1960. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953. Former owner
Olivier, Margaret (Cox), Lady. Former owner
Strachey, James. Former owner
Wellesley, Eileen, Lady. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Brooke
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