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Brooke, Rupert Chawner, 1887 - 1915 (poet)


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1887-1915 KCC 1906; Fellow, 1913-1915

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Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:


Brooke: The Papers of Rupert Chawner Brooke

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB
Scope and Contents

This collection brings together items by and about Rupert Brooke from a variety of sources. It includes manuscript and typescript copies of Brooke's poetry and prose, correspondence between Rupert Brooke and others and a number of photographs. A limited amount of biographical and supplementary material, concentrated on items originating after Brooke's death, can also be found in this collection.

Dates: 1869 - 1989

Capponi, Marchesa Agnes, 1913-09-04 - 1915-03-20

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/L/8/7A
Scope and Contents Manuscript autographed letters from Rupert Brooke to Marchesa Agnes Mannucci Capponi: -4 September 1913, RB writing from Vancouver, BC, Canada. Includes envelope. -17 September 1913, RB writing from San Francisco, US. -22 September 1913, telegram from RB in San Francisco, US. Includes envelope. -26 September 1913, RB writing from San Francisco Bohemian Club -7 October 1913, RB writing from 'S.F.' [San Francisco, US]. Includes envelope. -12 October 1913, RB...
Dates: 1913-09-04 - 1915-03-20

Contact prints for a BBC programme on Rupert Brooke, 1850 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Ph/335
Scope and Contents

The file comprises contact prints of photographs and postcards acquired during research for a BBC programme on Rupert Brooke, made in the late 1970s. The prints include photographs from King's College, Rugby School Album (Rugby Public Library, Local History Collection), Cambridge Public Library (Cambridgeshire Collection), and Cambridge Antiquarian Society.
To request these photos please request call mark: Misc. 30/21

Dates: 1850 - 1913

Eleven Society, 1907 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCAS/Eleven Society
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

Records of 41 clubs and societies of King's College and Cambridge University

Dates: 1907 - 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some records contain personal information as defined under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998) and will be reserved.

Journals, 1884 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CRA/1
Scope and Contents

This series comprises diary entries by Charles Ashbee and his wife Janet, letters to both, photographs, picture postcards, cartoons, poems, newspaper cuttings and other printed ephemera.

Dates: 1884 - 1941

Letter from Rupert Brooke to GLD, 1915-02-04

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GLD/5/3
Scope and Contents

One autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1915-02-04

Letter from Rupert Brooke to J.M. Keynes, 1906 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/46
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed. Undated.
This file also contains printed details of the 'Rupert and Alfred Brooke Fund' at King's College, [after 1930].

Dates: 1906 - 1945

Letters from Edward Marsh, 1915-08-03 - 1915-11-09

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NM/Capponi/1
Scope and Contents

Two Letters from Edward Marsh to Capponi dated 3 Aug 1915 and 9 Nov 1915, largely concerning Rupert Brooke and his death in April 1915.

Dates: 1915-08-03 - 1915-11-09

Letters from Rupert Brooke to JTS, 1906 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JTS/2/28
Scope and Contents

7 autograph letters signed and 6 autograph postcards signed.

Dates: 1906 - 1914

Letters from various authors to Hugh Owen Meredith, 1903-10-03 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0272/HM/1/2
Scope and Contents Original letters to Hugh Meredith: -3 ALS from Lytton Strachey, 3 Oct 1903, 26 Mar [1905] and 5 May 1909, with 2 envelopes; -2 ALS from Lascelles Abercrombie, 30 May [c. 1907-9] and 9 June 1907; -1 ALS from A[rthur] C[hristopher] Benson, 16 Dec 1910; -1 ALS from Rupert Brooke, 5 Jan 1911, with envelope; -1 ALS from Bertrand Russell, 13 Apr 1911, with envelope; -1 TLS from [EM Forster], with envelope postmarked 21 June 1911; -1 ALS from G[odfrey] H[arold] Hardy, with envelope postmarked 2 Jan...
Dates: 1903-10-03 - 1987

Papers relating to the Greek plays, 1903 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCSC/2/2
Scope and Contents The file contains press cuttings, reviews, articles, photographs, programmes and other printed material relating to productions of Greek plays and operas at Cambridge. It includes the following items, with other material not listed in detail:- Photographs of actors in costume including Rupert Brooke, George Lyttelton and Clive Carey;- Postcard from J. W. Clark to Carey, 31 May 1903;- Letter from Alwyn Scholfield to Carey;- Letter from J. T. Sheppard to Carey, 1915;-...
Dates: 1903 - 1912

Papers seeking to correct errors in books about Rupert Brooke, 1979 - 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Xg/16
Scope and Contents The file contains papers seeking to correct errors in books relating to Rupert Brooke and the 'Neo-Pagans' (principally Brynhild Olivier and Hugh Popham), comprising:- Typescript 'Comment and corrections' by Howard Moseley on 'Rupert Brooke: Life, Death and Myth' by Nigel Jones (1999). 2002;- Correspondence between Anne Olivier Bell and Paul Delany regarding his book 'The Neo-Pagans' (1987). 1979-1988;- Correspondence between Anne Olivier Bell and various authors regarding the...
Dates: 1979 - 2002

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