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Brooke, Rupert Chawner, 1887-1915 (poet)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1887-1915

Rupert Chawner Brooke (1887-1915), poet, was educated at Rugby and at King's College, Cambridge, where he became a fellow in 1912. He travelled in the United States, Canada, New Zealand and the South Seas islands during 1913 and 1914, before joining the Royal Naval Division. He died at Scyros in 1915.

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Christopher Hassall: Correspondence and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8905
Scope and Contents Hassall died intestate. His working papers were taken to the Royal Society of Literature by his assistant Gillian Paterson, who arranged and (presumably) listed them. They were bought by CUL from Bloomsbury Book Auctions in 1992. They were housed in paper box files 1 25 and cartons A D, as listed. They have now been re boxed, in 28 boxes and one packet, which has involved some reorganisation of the material and hence some rearrangement and re numbering of the original list.
Dates: 1900-1999 (20th century)
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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Compilation of remarks in school by Robert Whitelaw

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8480
Scope and Contents A compilation of remarks made by Robert Whitelaw in form at Rugby School to various pupils, including Rupert Brooke. At the front of the volume are two epigrams on Whitelaw by Brooke. Many of the pages are unused.
Dates: 1904-1905
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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Frances Cornford: Letters to Sir Edward Marsh

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9280
Scope and Contents Sir Edward Howard Marsh (1872-1953), patron of the arts and for many years private secretary to Sir Winston Churchill, was a close friend of Rupert Brooke, and wrote the Memoir introducing Brooke's Collected Poems in 1918. Frances Cornford's letters provided him with much information about Brooke and his circle of friends.
Dates: 1915-1951 (Some undated)
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).
 Fonds

Letters from Rupert Brooke and Sir Geoffrey Fry to A. F. Scholfield

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7468-7469
Dates: 1907-1939
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).
 Fonds

Letters of Rupert Brooke (1887-1915) to Charles Edward Sayle (1864-1924)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7467
Scope and Contents Charles Edward Sayle (1864-1924), fifth son of the Cambridge draper Robert Sayle, was educated at Rugby and New College, Oxford. He joined the staff of Cambridge University Library in 1893, and was Assistant Librarian from 1910 until his death. These letters are mostly short communications, written on postcards, but including Brooke's views on various subjects, literary and otherwise.
Dates: 1907-1913
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).
 Fonds

Letters of Rupert Brooke (1887-1915) to Geoffrey Storrs Fry (1888-1960)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7460
Scope and Contents Brooke and Fry met as undergraduates at King's (Fry having come up in 1905, a year before Brooke), and continued their friendship after Fry left Cambridge in 1908. The letters form only a portion of those that Fry received from Brooke, others having been given by him to Edward Marsh while the latter was writing the memoir that introduced the collected edition of Brooke's poems published in 1916.
Dates: 1907-1914
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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Letters to Geoffrey Keynes from Rupert Brooke. Includes a few from Brooke's mother and one from Richard Halliburton

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8482
Scope and Contents Letters from Rupert Brooke and from Brooke's mother.
Dates: 1905-1927
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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Rupert Brooke: Book of words and extracts

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8478
Scope and Contents Notes on poetry and prose compiled by Brooke at school and university, including inserted leaves of miscellaneous notes.
Dates: 1905-1910 (Circa)
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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Rupert Brooke: Democracy and the Arts

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8479
Scope and Contents Text of a paper read by Brooke to the Cambridge University Fabian Society in his room at King's College.
Dates: Circa 1909
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).
 Fonds

Rupert Brooke: Poems

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8481
Scope and Contents Seventeen poems by Brooke, with a pencil drawing by Jacques Raverat, at the front of the volume, of the author's head in profile.
Dates: 1910 (Circa)
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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Rupert Brooke: two letters to James Dixon

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10368
Scope and Contents Two autograph letters from Rupert Brooke to James Dixon, a member of the Fijian Civil Service whom Brooke had met during a visit to Fiji. The first was written from the Grand Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand, dated 'December 17? 1913' (the query is Brooke's), and accompanied a gift of books from Brooke to Dixon and his family. The second was written from Rugby, dated 21 July 1914, and responded to news of Dixon's terminal illness; it is accompaned by an envelope postmarked London, 24 July 1914,...
Dates: 1913-1914
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Rupert Chawner Brooke: Draft of John Webster and the Elizabethan drama (London, 1916).

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6202-6203
Scope and Contents Includes an appendix and a typescript of chapters from the same work.
Dates: 1911-1912
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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