- 1914-1950 (Creation)
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148 items: letters, postcards, and cards; manuscript poems on paper.
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This is largely a grouping of letters from various correspondents thanking R. C. Trevelyan for sending them his poetry.
1: Letter from Muirhead Bone regarding Trevelyan's attempt to secure income for Thomas Sturge Moore
2-24: Letters and postcards from Armstrong Gibbs, H. J. Hands, and J. T. Sheppard relating to Trevelyan's translation of the "Oresteia".
25-32: Letters and a postcard from various correspondents in appreciation of Trevelyan's "Oresteia".
33-37: Letters from various correspondents in appreciation of Trevelyan's poetry, most mentioning his "Epistles".
38-40: Letters relating to Trevelyan's Christmas 1950 booklet "From the Shiffolds".
41-50: Letters relating to Trevelyan's translation of Lucretius's "De Rerum Natura".
51-148: Letters and postcards relating to various works by Trevelyan, most frequently his 1940s-1950 Christmas booklets "From the Shiffolds", arranged alphabetically by writer. 75 is a postcard from Margery K. Trevelyan addressed to both R. C. Trevelyan and Elizabeth Trevelyan; 80 is a draft letter from R. C. Trevelyan to R. J. L. Kingsford at Cambridge University Press; 107 and 107b are translations by George G. Loane and Edward Fitzgerald, copied out by Loane for R. C. Trevelyan.