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Account of Rupert Brooke's last days given by Arthur Asquith to Violet Asquith, 1915-04-23

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Xc/15A

Scope and Contents

Digital copy of the manuscript letter sent from Arthur "Oc" Asquith to his sister, Violet Asquith, giving an account of Rupert Brooke's last days.


  • Creation: 1915-04-23



1 digital file(s) (1 pdf file ) : digital file

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The original letter was in the possession of Sir Geoffrey Langdon Keynes, literary executor and biographer of Rupert Brooke. This digital copy was donated to the Archive Centre by Keynes' family in November 2020.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original letter is held by the family of Sir Geoffrey Langdon Keynes.

Related Materials

RCB/Xc/15 is a manuscript transcript of this letter by Edward Marsh.

Finding aid date

2021-03-16 10:46:35 +00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

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