A small collection of manuscript and typescript correspondence, 143 items, mainly comprised of letters to Glover.
T.R. Glover: Correspondence
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- ReferenceGB 12 MS.Add.7874
- Dates of CreationEarly 20th century
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box
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Scope and Content
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.
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Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Purchased from Messrs Thorntons, booksellers, 20 October 1970.
Other Finding Aids
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.