- 1896-1952 (Creation)
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294 items: letters, postcards, and newspaper cuttings.
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1-102 relate to Roger Fry and comprise letters and postcards from Fry to R. C. and Bessie Trevelyan; letters from R. C. Trevelyan to Fry.
103-104: letters from Margery Fry to R.C. Trevelyan, one written on her brother Roger's behalf with news of Helen Fry's health, the other about her own scheme for a masque at Somerville College, Oxford.
105-106: letters from David Garnett to R.C. Trevelyan
107-111: letters from Alphonse Grandmont to R. C. Trevelyan.
112-155: letters and postcards from John Luce to R. C. Trevelyan, a couple of items also addressed to Elizabeth Trevelyan.
156-185: letters, postcards and poems sent by Gordon Luce to R. C. Trevelyan, one also addressed to Elizabeth Trevelyan.
186-187: letter from Tee Tee Luce to R. C. Trevelyan, another to R. C. and Elizabeth Trevelyan.
188-194: poems signed by or presumed to be by Gordon Luce, except for: 191, a translation of a poem by Ferenc Békássy; 193, translation of a Burmese inscription, presumably by Luce.
195-204: postcard and letters from E. M. Luce, (married name E. M. Clausen), to R. C. Trevelyan; 204 is a letter from Luce's colleague Ruth Stauffer to Trevelyan, sent on by Luce.
205: letter from Sylvia Lynd to R. C. Trevelyan
206: letter from Stephen Waley to R. C. Trevelyan
207-294 relate to the MacCarthy family and comprise letters and postcards from Desmond MacCarthy to R. C. Trevelyan, Bessie Trevelyan, and Mary Fletcher; letters from R. C. Trevelyan to Desmond MacCarthy; letters from Louise and Molly MacCarthy to R. C. Trevelyan; newspaper cuttings relating to the death of Desmond MacCarthy.