- 1882?-1954 (Creation)
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230 items: letters, postcards and letter-cards; drafts of poetry; newspaper and journal cuttings; school reports; concert programmes.
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1-5: letters from Edward and Catharine Hodgkin to R. C. Trevelyan
6-20: letters and postcards from R. C. Trevelyan to Caroline Trevelyan, her sister Anna Maria Philips (19), and his brother Charles (20)
21-29: letters from R. C. Trevelyan to Alfred Benn
30: Thanks from Margaret and Helen Verrall for condolences on the death of Arthur Verrall
31-75: letters and postcards to Elizabeth Trevelyan, all from R. C. Trevelyan except 52 from Catherine Abercrombie.
76: drafts of R. C. Trevelyan's poem "'This is Love: not to know the game of Love...", perhaps his last.
77: letter from Dr R. D. Holloway to Elizabeth Trevelyan
78-96: letters from R. C. Trevelyan to his mother and father from school
97-104: letters from R. C. Trevelyan to Flora Russell
105-111: letters from R. C. Trevelyan to his father Sir George Trevelyan
112: Newspaper and journal clippings and extracts relating to R. C. Trevelyan, many obituaries; also obituaries of Theodore Llewelyn Davies and some manuscript notes.
113-119: letters from E. P. Arnold, headmaster of Wixenford School, about R. C. Trevelyan to his mother and father; two school reports.
120-154: letters from Maria Germanova, her husband Aleksandr Kalitinsky and son André Kalitinsky to Elizabeth Trevelyan and R. C. Trevelyan; two postcards showing Germanova in the role of Medea.
155-177: letters from friends and relatives to R. C. Trevelyan and Elizabeth Trevelyan about the birth and then death of their son Paul; also includes letters (169-171) from George Macaulay Trevelyan to R. C. Trevelyan about the death of Theodore Llewelyn Davies.
178: letter from Catherine Abercrombie to Elizabeth Trevelyan
179-220: letters from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Trevelyan and R. C. Trevelyan; letter (182) from Donald Tovey to Elizabeth Trevelyan; letter (201) from Adeline Vaughan Williams to Elizabeth Trevelyan; announcement (217) of the forthcoming marriage of Ralph Vaughan Williams and Ursula Wood; concert programmes (218-219); newspaper clipping with profile of Vaughan Williams (220)
221-230: letters thanking R. C. Trevelyan for books or poems; several relating to his poem on the death of Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson, printed in the "New Statesman" in October 1938.