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Rupert Brooke Papers

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Brooke (Rupert) Papers

Inventory of the Rupert Brooke papers
MS0166

Summary Information

Repository
University of North Carolina at Charlotte University Archives
Creator
Brooke, Rupert, 1887-1915
Title
Rupert Brooke papers
ID
MS0166
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1913-1916
Date [inclusive]
1913-1937
Extent
34.0 Items
General Physical Description note
34 items (including 9 photographs).
Language
English
Mixed materials [P-Photographs-Prints]
15
Container
7
Abstract
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.

Preferred Citation note

Rupert Brooke Papers. J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Biographical/Historical note

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.

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Scope and Contents note

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.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of North Carolina at Charlotte University Archives 1992

9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC, 28223
704-687-1170
spec-coll@uncc.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

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

Processing Information note

Processed by Randy Penninger, 1992.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

UNC Charlotte University Archives.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Brooke, Rupert, 1887-1915 -- Correspondence
  • Brooke, Rupert, 1887-1915 -- Portraits
  • Schell, Sherril, 1877-1964

Subject(s)

  • Poets, English--20th century
  • War--Poetry
  • World War, 1914-1918--Poetry

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Collection Inventory

Photographs -- Prints

Box Folder item

Rupert Brooke : portraits taken by American photographer Sherrill Schell while in London. 1913

Scope and Contents note

Several of these were used as frontispieces for posthumously published works of Brooke

P15 7 P166/1-9

Rupert Brooke : used in The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke 1913

Scope and Contents note

With a Memoir (London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1918 and subsequent printings).

P15 7 P166/1

Rupert Brooke : used in Selected Poems (London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1917). 1913

P15 7 P166/2

Rupert Brooke : used in Letters from America (London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1916). 1913

P15 7 P166/8
Box Folder item

Rupert Brooke : used in 1914, and Other Poems (London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1915). 1913

P15 7 P166/3