Robert Graves Letters
Scope and Content
The collection involves five letters, four from Robert 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.
- 1962-1970, n.d.
- Graves, Robert, 1895-1985 (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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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.
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The collection contains five letters, four from Robert Graves while in Majorca, Spain, and Oxford, England, and one to him from Melville Hardiment of London, with a note on it by Graves.
Source of Acquisition
The Robert Graves Letters were purchased by Special Collections in September 1972.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Robert Graves Letters by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Robert Graves Letters was completed in 1972. Additional description was completed in March 2011.
- Robert Graves Letters, 1962-1970, n.d.
- Ashley Wellens, Student Volunteer, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
- 2011 (CC0 1.0)
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