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

 Fonds
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

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection of letters was presented by Geoffrey Fry to Cambridge University Library in March 1939.

Related Materials

Five letters from Fry to the Librarian, A. F. Scholfield, concerning the gift, are catalogued as MS Add.7469. Sir Geoffrey Fry's papers were presented to the Library by his granddaughter in 2004 (MS Add.9710), and a catalogue has been produced, prefaced by a brief account of Fry's career.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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