R.C. Trevelyan

Fonds number:
Title: R.C. Trevelyan
Dates of Material:
2 cm of textual records
Biographical sketch

Robert Calverley Trevelyan was a poet and translator who was associated with the Bloomsbury Group. He was born in Weybridge, the son of Sir George Trevelyan, 2nd Baronet; his brother was the historian G.M. Trevelyan. At Trinity College, Cambridge, (1891–1895), he studied classics and law, but his ambition was to be a poet, and he went on to author many books, including translations, from 1898 to 1950. He was married to the Dutch musician Elizabeth van der Hoeven.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of twelve letters written to Mrs. Rosebery concerning writing, travel, friends, social activities and other matters (Accession 2009.08).

Source of supplied title

Title based on contents of the fonds.

Access restrictions

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Finding aids

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Access points

Provenance access points:
Trevelyan, R.C. 1872–1951 (Robert Calverley)


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