- 1898-1957 (Creation)
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Letters, postcards, and some newspaper cuttings.
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1-125 relate to Lascelles Abercrombie and comprise letters and postcards from Abercrombie to R. C. and Bessie Trevelyan; newspaper cuttings relating to Abercrombie's death; a draft letter from R. C. Trevelyan and tribute to Abercrombie; two letters from Oliver Elton seeking information for a memorial of Abercrombie.
126-132 relate to Max Beerbohm and comprise letters and a copy letter from Max and Florence Beerbohm to Trevelyan, as well as sketches by Beerbohm with an accompanying note by Trevelyan.
133-154 are letters from Bernard Berenson to Elizabeth Trevelyan, or from Nicky Mariano on Berenson's behalf.
155-211 almost all relate to Robert Bridges and his family (180 is a stray letter from John Masefield) and comprise: correspondence between Bridges and R. C. Trevelyan (each with a typed copy, prepared in 1954 at the request of Edward Bridges, see 199); letters from Monica Bridges to R. C. Trevelyan; and letters from Edward Bridges, Edward Gathorne-Hardy, Joseph Scott and Humphry Trevelyan to Elizabeth Trevelyan, with a copy letter from Elizabeth Trevelyan to Gathorne-Hardy, about her husband's letters to Robert Bridges.
There are also letters from Robert Bridges' daughter Elizabeth Daryush to R. C. Trevelyan about her own poetry