Series 17 - Box 17

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Box 17


  • 1897-1957 (Creation)

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226 items: letters (some copies and drafts), cards and postcards (one photograph sent as postcard); note originally accompanying a wedding present; list of subscribers to a wedding present.

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1-58: letters and postcards from Arthur Waley to R.C. Trevelyan, except for 8 (letter to Elizabeth Trevelyan) and 51 (index card used by E. M. Forster as a postcard to R. C. Trevelyan). 30 includes a poem by Waley.
59: postcard from Hubert Waley to R. C. Trevelyan.
60-61: letters from Paul Vignon [?] to R. C. Trevelyan.
62-63: letters from Paul Valéry to R. C. Trevelyan.
64-84: letters from Leonard Woolf to R. C. Trevelyan.
85-97: letters from Virginia Woolf to Elizabeth and R.C. Trevelyan (those from Woolf to R. C. Trevelyan are typed copy letters); draft letters from R. C. Trevelyan and Elizabeth Trevelyan to Woolf.
98: draft letter from R. C. Trevelyan to Leonard Woolf, after Virginia Woolf's suicide.
99-102: letters from William Rothenstein to Elizabeth Trevelyan
103-128: perhaps a loose grouping of letters and cards from literary figures or those with literary associations, mostly to R. C. Trevelyan: W. H. Davies; Walter de la Mare; George Meredith; Theodore F. Powys; Janet Ross; Lytton Strachey; Rabindranath Tagore; Audrey and Hallam Tennyson; Edward Thomas; Virginia Stephen (later Woolf); H.G. Wells; W. B. Yeats; Henry James (this last to Sir George Trevelyan).
129-172: letters to R. C. Trevelyan in response to the news of his engagement and material relating to wedding presents, except for 171 which is a 1950 letter from Tet Htoot to R. C. Trevelyan.
173-225: letters of thanks to R. C. Trevelyan; 173-210 are all in response to pamphlets sent at Christmas in 1944 and 1945, "From the Shiffolds"; these are the prompt for some other letters, but there are also thanks for Trevelyan's 1938 poem in memory of Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson and one from Thomas Sturge Moore thanking Elizabeth and R.C. Trevelyan for a monetary gift.
226: letter from Paul François Hubrecht to R. C. Trevelyan relating to a marriage contract.

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