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Rupert Brooke papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0166

Scope and Contents

Includes autograph post card (1913?) to photographer Sherril Schell, transcriptions and photocopies of letters and poems, nine portrait photographs by Schell, and letters from Brooke's executor, Edward Marsh, to Schell concerning the photographs.

Dates

  • 1913 - 1937
  • 1913 - 1916

Creator

Physical Description

34 items (including 9 photographs).

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

Rupert Chawner Brooke (middle name sometimes given as "Chaucer") was an English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets written during the First World War, especially "The Soldier". He was born 3 August 1887 and died 23 April 1915.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

Includes autograph post card (1913?) to photographer Sherril Schell, transcriptions and photocopies of letters and poems, nine portrait photographs by Schell, and letters from Brooke's executor, Edward Marsh, to Schell concerning the photographs.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lassiter, 1991.

Related Materials

UNC Charlotte University Archives.

Physical Description

34 items (including 9 photographs).

Processing Information

Processed by Randy Penninger, 1992.
Title
Rupert Brooke papers
Status
Completed
Author
Randy Penninger
Date
1992
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated