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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.


  • Creation: 1907-1913


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

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found in the Library, 1954

Related Materials

The University Library also holds Charles Sayle's diaries 1864-1924 (MSS Add.8501-Add.8510), and many letters to him from other correspondents (an index of which is available in the Manuscripts Reading Room's card catalogue).

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