Series 8 - Box 8

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Box 8


  • 1905-1941 (Creation)

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156 items: letters, cards, postcards and telegrams.

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The majority of the material in this box relates to Sophie Weisse, Donald Tovey and his family.
1-141: Letters, cards, postcards and telegrams to Elizabeth Trevelyan, R. C. Trevelyan, or both Trevelyans, except for 99, which is a postcard from Sophie Weisse to Michiel Noordewier and Alida Noordewier-Reddingius . 3 was begun by Margaret Parratt on Sophie Weisse's behalf, then taken over by her.
142: Copy letter from Pablo Casals to Donald Tovey, originally sent as an enclosure with 74.
143: Draft letter from Elizabeth Trevelyan to Sophie Weisse.
144: Letter from Margaret Parratt to Elizabeth Trevelyan, regarding medication for Donald Tovey.
145-146: Letters from Jean Monks to Elizabeth Trevelyan, regarding Donald Tovey's last illness.
147-152: Letters from Duncan Crookes Tovey to R. C. Trevelyan and Elizabeth Trevelyan.
153: Wedding invitation from Hugh Cameron to R. C. Trevelyan and Elizabeth Trevelyan to the marriage of his daughter Margaret Kerr Cameron and Donald Tovey.
154-155: Letters from R. C. Trevelyan to Alfred William Benn.
156-158: Letters from R. C. Trevelyan to William Everett.

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  • English
  • French
  • German

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