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Record Number: 22533


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Copious MS notes, some correcting translation, others commenting on world affairs or noting events in Trevelyan's own life. MS dates of reading up to 1921 and list of 8 men selected for University Scholarship in 1850, incl. Trevelyan. Notes include: "August 18 1887" "Oct. 15. 1919" Page 573: "George's convoy have reached Udine [i.e. G.M. Trevelyan, his son]. How extraordinarily interesting the notes written during this crisis are!" P. 469: "Aug 16 1915 Warsaw has fallen. Rige in dire peril" P. 511: " Aug 16 1915 Runciman and Massingham visited us yesterday." "P. 560: "Aug 14 1889. Rain and no grouse, having spoiled the day's shooting".

Century:

1850-1899, 1900-1945

Date:

Between 1887 and 1921

Country:

unknown

Time

n/a

Place:

Cambo
Northumberland
Wallington Hall

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

George Otto Trevelyan

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

20 Jul 1838

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Statesman, historian

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

unknown

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Conyers Middleton

Title:

The life and letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero

Genre:

Classics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Bohn, 1854

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22533

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

MS notes in text slighted below,

Citation:

MS notes in text slighted below, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22533, accessed: 20 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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