- 1907-1938 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
197 items: letters (some on cards and letter cards), postcards, and telegrams; notes and a short speech to be read out.
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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Accrual to original deposit of papers; given to Trinity by Julian Trevelyan in January 1973.
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Scope and content
Materials relating to Donald Tovey: 1-151 are mainly letters, postcards, and telegrams from Tovey to R. C. Trevelyan (49 is an address to the Reid Orchestra to be read out on Tovey's behalf; 73 comprises rough notes on "The Bride of Dionysus"; 90-91 is a draft telegram from R. C. Trevelyan to Tovey);
152-200 are letters, postcards, and a telegram from Tovey to Elizabeth Trevelyan. Occasionally both Trevelyans are addressed.
201 is a postcard from Tovey to Julian Trevelyan