John Brande Trend: Correspondence and Papers

Scope and Content

Drafts of essays, translations of poetry, lectures and letters to Trend. Most of the material dates from the last decade of Trend's life.

A. Letters to Trend, with a few drafts or copies of replies, 1930-1955, 82 items.

B. Typescripts of lectures to undergraduates on 'Spain in the 18th and 19th centuries'. 9 envelopes.

C-N. Files of material for intended publications, including MS and typescript drafts, translations, various notes and collectanea, corrected proofs, and a few letters to Trend, on the follow subjects:

C. Rosala Castro de Murgua.

D. Rubn Daro.

E. Federico Garca Lorca.

F. Jorge Guilln.

G. Juan Ramn Jimnez.

H. Antonio Machado.

I. Jos Ortega y Gasset.

J. Alfonso Reyes.

K. Marqus de Santillana.

L. Miguel de Unamuno.

M. Gallego Poetry (Galician poems with translations).

N. i) Spanish Poets in Exile; ii) Spanish-American Poets (notebooks containing poems with translations).

Administrative / Biographical History

John Brande Trend (1887-1958), Professor of Spanish at Cambridge and Fellow of Christ's College from 1933.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by J.B. Trend's executors, April 1966.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.

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