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Trevelyan, George Macaulay, 1876 - 1962 (historian)

 Person

Dates and places

1876-1962 Harrow; Trinity College, Cambridge

Relationships

Third son of George Otto Trevelyan and his wife Caroline. Younger brother of R.C. Trevelyan. Married Janet Penrose, a historian in her own right, and had two children, Mary Caroline and Charles Humphrey, the latter of whom became a fellow of King's.

Other information

Fellow (1898-1903) and master (1940-51) of Trinity College, Cambridge. CBE, 1920. Publications include, 'Clio, a Muse' (1913), a trilogy on Garibaldi (1907-1911), 'History of England' (1926) and 'English Social History' (1944).

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

 File

15 letters from George Macaulay Trevelyan to Oscar Browning, 1895 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0272/OB/1/1655/A
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Most of the files contain five or more letters. Some files include letters from more than one member of a family, and the larger correspondences occupy two or more files.

Dates: 1895 - 1913
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Correspondence between G.M. Trevelyan and NGA, 1935-10-09 - 1986-09-17

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NGA/5/1/983
Scope and Contents This file comprises:-6 autograph letters signed, 2 autograph postcards signed and 4 typed letters signed from G.M. Trevelyan to NGA. 9 Oct. 1935 - 25 Sept. 19561 carbon typed letter from NGA to G.M. Trevelyan. 19 Oct. 19502 autograph letters signed from Mary [?Moorsom/Moorman] to NGA. 23 Aug. and 17 Sept. 19861 carbon typed letter from NGA to 'Lord Trevelyan'. 30 Sept. 1974Cutting from 'The Cambridge Review'. 4 Nov. 19501 typed letter signed from Brian Downs to NGA....
Dates: 1935-10-09 - 1986-09-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some files are closed because they contain personal information. Most files which are marked as restricted access can be read with the written permission of the author. All other files may be consulted in the Archive Centre following the standard registration procedures.
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Correspondence from E.M. Forster to Siegfried Sassoon, 1918 - 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/18/489/3
Scope and Contents

64 autograph letters, signed, (some incomplete), 2 typed letters, signed, 18 autograph postcards, signed, and 1 photocopy of 'Commandments of the Flowers' from E.M. Forster. 1918-34.
1 autograph letter, signed, from R.C. Trevelyan to E.M. Forster. 26 July 1932.
To request this envelope, please use the following call mark: 18/Sassoon (2)

Dates: 1918 - 1934
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Correspondence from G.M. Trevelyan to J.M. Keynes, 1904 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/331
Scope and Contents

12 autograph letters, signed, 1 typed letter, signed, and 4 autograph postcards, signed.

Dates: 1904 - 1943
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G. M. Trevelyan, 1950 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/313
Scope and Contents

Studio portrait of G. M. Trevelyan, head and shoulders, in old age. The photograph is mounted on card, dimensions 30.5 x 22.8 cm (photograph 21.3 x 16.3 cm). Sleeve 152.

Dates: 1950 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
 Item

George Macaulay Trevelyan, 1952-12-03 - 1960-07-09

Reference Code: GBR/0272/ANLM/1/Trevelyan
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed from George Macaulay Trevelyan.

Dates: 1952-12-03 - 1960-07-09
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 Item

Letter from GM Trevelyan to JHC, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JHC/1/Trevelyan
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1908
 File

Letters from E.M. Forster to G.M. Trevelyan, 1902 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/18/554
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters, signed, and 3 typed letters, signed, to E.M. Forster. 1902 and 1956-60. Also 1 envelope inscribed by E.M. Forster.
To request this envelope, please use the following call mark: 18/Trevelyan, G.M.
see also 18/19

Dates: 1902 - 1960
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Letters from G. M. Trevelyan to Edward Dent, 1944-01

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EJD/4/430
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed and 1 typed letter signed.

Dates: 1944-01
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Letters from G. M. Trevelyan to GHWR, 1941 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/419
Scope and Contents

17 autograph letters signed, 9 typed letters signed and 4 autograph postcards signed. The file also contains a photograph of G. M. Trevelyan and J. T. Sheppard at a Nottingham University degree day, 1949.

Dates: 1941 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
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Letters from George M. Trevelyan to Nathaniel Wedd, 1904-02-04 - 1904-08-08

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NW/2/52
Scope and Contents

3 autograph letters, signed.

Dates: 1904-02-04 - 1904-08-08
 File — Container: SC/Fay/1

Letters from George Macaulay Trevelyan to Charles Ryle Fay, 1951-07-27 - 1952-09-04

Reference Code: GBR/0272/SC/Fay/1
Scope and Contents

Two letters regarding the Appeal Committee of 1934 and Lord Rothermere. One letter was possibly dictated by Mrs.Trevelyan.
To request this document please use call mark: Misc. 17/10.

Dates: 1951-07-27 - 1952-09-04
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Letters from George Macaulay Trevelyan to Clive Bell, 1902 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/636
Scope and Contents

3 autograph letters signed to Clive Bell. 1945 and [1945x7].
Photocopies of 6 autograph letters signed, 1 typed letter signed to Clive Bell. [c. 1902]-1947.

Dates: 1902 - 1947
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Letters from George Macaulay Trevelyan to JTS, 1940 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JTS/2/205
Scope and Contents

9 autograph letters signed and 1 typed letter signed.

Dates: 1940 - 1950
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Letters from G.M. Trevelyan, 1923-11-05 - 1924-03-30

Reference Code: GBR/0272/WJHS/1/101
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters, signed.

Dates: 1923-11-05 - 1924-03-30
 Item

Letters to Rupert Brooke from a variety of correspondents, 1909 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/L/1
Scope and Contents A composite album with the sheets arranged as follows:[ff. 1-3] 1 autograph postcard, signed, from Lascelles Abercrombie with congratulations on Fellowship, 31 Mar. 1913 and 2 autograph letters, signed, on Mme. Strindberg and her projected production of 'Lysistrata', 30 Sept. and 5 Oct.[ff. 4-5] Letters from Harley Granville Barker, including: 1 letter written by his secretary and signed by him declining an invitation to lunch, 8 Nov. 1909 and 1 typed letter, signed by his secretary...
Dates: 1909 - 1914
 Fonds

Letters to Vishwa Nath Datta

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9578
Scope and Contents

The letters are mostly from senior members of the University of Cambridge. With related items.

Dates: 1952-2002
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Listed letters, 1948-01

Reference Code: GBR/0272/HB/L/7/b
Scope and Contents This file includes letters from the following (listed in alphabetical order by last name):1. Clive Bell2. Kenneth Clark3. Cyril Connolly4. Douglas Cooper5. C. Day Lewis6. Una Ellis-Fermor7. Frederick Etchells8. E. M. Forster9. Michael Hamburger10. L. C. Knights11. E. V. Knox12. Earl of Lytton13. Sir Eric Maclagan14. John Masefield15. Henry Moore16. Eric Partridge17. William Plomer18. Anthony Powell19. J. B....
Dates: 1948-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The photocopies of letters from John Davy Hayward to T. S. Eliot (reference L/13/1-3) are reserved as a condition of deposit. Permission to read them must be obtained from Faber and Faber Ltd, Bloomsbury House, 74-77 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DA. HB/M/21 is reserved (not available to researchers) under the Data Protection Act.
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Trevelyan, G.M.: Correspondence with the Press, 1914 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PRESS 3/1/2/12449
Scope and Contents

Includes mention of Sykes, N.; Murray, R. and Turberville, A.S.

Dates: 1914 - 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.