A Guide to the Robert Graves Letters, 1962-1970, n.d. Graves, Robert, Letters Ms1972-008

A Guide to the Robert Graves Letters, 1962-1970, n.d.

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1972-008


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Processed by: Ashley Wellens and Kira A. Dietz, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1972-008
Title
Robert Graves Letters, 1962-1970, n.d.
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985
Language
English
Abstract
The collection contains five letters-- four from Graves while in Majorca, Spain, and Oxford, England, and one to him from Melville Hardiment of London, with a note on it by Graves.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Robert Graves Letters must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Robert Graves Letters, Ms1972-008, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Robert Graves Letters were acquired by Special Collections prior to 1972.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Robert Graves Letters was completed in 1972. Additional description was completed in March 2011.


Biographical Note

Robert Graves was a British poet, novelist, critic, and translator. Graves was born in Wimbledon, England, in 1895. Over the course of his lengthy career, he he published fifty-five collections of poetry, fifteen novels (including I, Claudius in 1934), ten translations, and forty works of nonfiction, autobiography, and literary essays. He spent much of the middle of his life in Majorca and the United States, he eventually returned to England and taught at Oxford. Graves died in 1985.

Scope and Content note

The collection involves five letters-- four from Graves while in Mallorca, Spain, and Oxford, England, and one to him from Melville Hardiment of London, with a note on it by Graves. Robert Graves letters are mostly in response to other correspondence. He discusses his own writing, though not in great detail.


Contents List

Folder 1
Letters, 1962-1970, n.d.