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Graves, Robert, 1895-1985

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1895-1985

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Graves letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2510
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters addressed to Rex Taylor. One item was typed. They were all written in Mallorca, Spain. Graves writes mainly about personal and family matters. He mentions that he considers "Sorley" (probably Charles Hamilton Sorely) to be the best poet of his generation whom he once met and about whom he once wrote a poem.
Dates: 1952-1974

Robert Graves letters and photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 463
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of Robert Graves to Derek Savage. The letters deal with Graves' opinion on poetry, his concern for getting his works published, and family matters such as his misgivings of the school system in Spain where he lived. Some of the materials explain some of Graves' literary techniques and provide insight into how he created his works. The collection includes three photographs. One is of his sons William aged 10 and Juan aged 6. Another photograph is of William and his...
Dates: 1943-1960