T.R. Glover: Correspondence

Scope and Content

A small collection of manuscript and typescript correspondence, 143 items, mainly comprised of letters to Glover.

Administrative / Biographical History

Terrot Reaveley Glover (1869-1943), classical scholar and historian, was born at Bristol on 23 July 1869. He attended Bristol Grammar School before entering St John's College, Cambridge, in 1888, where he became a Fellow in 1892. He was appointed Professor of Latin at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, in 1896. Glover returned to Cambridge in 1901 as a teaching fellow at St John's, and was university lecturer in ancient history, 1911-1939, and orator, 1920-1939. He died in Cambridge on 26 May 1943.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Messrs Thorntons, booksellers, 20 October 1970.

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Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on T.R. Glover in L.G. Wickham Legg and E.T. Williams, eds, Dictionary of national biography, 1941-1950 (Oxford University Press, 1959), pp. 300-302.

Related Material

Cambridge University Library holds other material relating to T.R. Glover, MSS.Add.7627 and 7748.

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