Stephen: Papers Relating to James Kenneth Stephen
Scope and Contents
This small collection of papers comprises poems, a few letters and two press cuttings.
- 1869 - 1892
Biographical / Historical
James Kenneth Stephen (1859-1892) was Virginia Woolf's cousin. He was educated at Eton and King's (coming up in 1878), and was a Fellow of the College between 1885 and 1892. He wrote 'Lapsus Calami' and other poems, and in 1883 was tutor to Edward, Prince of Wales (Duke of Clarence). His promising career was cut short when he became mentally ill following a blow to the head; he died at the age of 33.
3 envelope(s) : paper
Language of Materials
This material was recatalogued in 2006. The original arrangement was generally retained, except that printed material has been removed from the correspondence and the letters have been placed in alphabetic rather than chronological sequence.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The provenance of the papers is largely unknown.
Stephen, James Kenneth (1859-92)
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