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Capponi, Marchesa Agnes, 1913-09-04 - 1915-03-20

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/L/8/7A

Scope and Contents

Manuscript autographed letters from Rupert Brooke to Marchesa Agnes Mannucci Capponi:
-4 September 1913, RB writing from Vancouver, BC, Canada. Includes envelope.
-17 September 1913, RB writing from San Francisco, US.
-22 September 1913, telegram from RB in San Francisco, US. Includes envelope.
-26 September 1913, RB writing from San Francisco Bohemian Club
-7 October 1913, RB writing from 'S.F.' [San Francisco, US]. Includes envelope.
-12 October 1913, RB writing from S.S. Sierra in the Pacific.
-22 November 1913, RB writing from Suva, Fiji. Includes envelope
-Christmas 1913, Letter from RB to MC from Wairakei, New Zealand. Includes envelope.
-16 Jan 1914, postcard to MC from Tahiti.
-25 Apr 1914, letter from RB in Arizona, US.
-May 1914, RB writing from Chicago Auditorium Hotel.
-7 June 1914, telegram from RB (in London, UK) to MC.
-9 June 1914, letter to MC from RB in Rugby, UK.
-30 June 1914, RB writing from London. Includes envelope.
-23 September 1914, letter (including envelope) from RB to MC.
-15 Dec 1914, letter and envelope form RB writing from camp with the Hood Battalion in Dorset, UK.
20 Mar 1915, letter and envelope from RB to MC.


  • 1913-09-04 - 1915-03-20



1 file(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Archive Centre in April 2021 by D. Richards.

Related Materials

RCB/L/8/7 consists of typescript transcripts of these letters. RCB/L/8/7B consists of typescript transcriptions with annotations (possibly made by Agnes Capponi) of 9 of these letters dating from 22 November 1913 - 20 March 1915.

Related Materials

See also: Maryanne Felter, 'Rupert Brooke’s Mysterious Widow: The Marchesa Agnes Capponi'. (Literary Imagination, 5 July 2021).

Finding aid date

2021-04-14 15:16:01 +00:00

Repository Details

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

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