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Trevor Newton: poems and letters to Sir Geoffrey Keynes

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10346

Scope and Contents

'The Brinkley knight or A schollar in Arcady being a poeticall tribute addressed to: Sir Geoffy. Keynes of Lammas House: in the countie of Cambridgeshire conceiv'd and compos'd by Trevor Newton MCMLXXIX' (sewn booklet with illustrations); 'Flora's festival being a tributary ode: compos'd upon the occasion of the 93rd birth-day of Sr. Geoffy. Keynes by T. P. Newton Esq 1980' (sewn booklet with illustrations); 'Apologia acrostica or The penitent poet being a sort of sonnet compos'd upon the occasion of the 94th birthday of Sr. Geoffrey Keynes' (single sheet); two letters from Newton to Keynes, Liverpool, 23 Mar. and 2 Apr. 1980; and a caricature [of Keynes?] in academical dress, initiallted 'T.N.', pasted to a backing sheet. With a four-flap folder bearing Keynes's bookplate, previously containing some of the items.

Dates

  • 1979 - 1981

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

0.001 cubic metre(s) (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Bibliography

'Flora's festival' is mentioned and reproduced in Geoffrey Keynes, 'The gates of memory' (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981), p. 369.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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