|Description||Letters to James Rendel Harris from Terrot Reaveley Glover [classical scholar and historian, lecturer in Ancient History at Cambridge]. |
The letters discuss Harris's and Glover's research on classical authors, and gossip about the University of Cambridge, as well as news about family and friends. Some of the letters are written while Glover is abroad lecturing. /7 is written after the death of Helen Harris, 1914; /11 is written from India, where Glover has been working as a missionary; /13 tells Harris about recent articles written and reviewed by people they know: 'Jane... in Dear Classical Review had an article turning John the Baptist's head and Salome into a sacred Dance.. in the Feb number James dealt with her... in the Mar Apr she is unrepentant', 'I went for Fraser in the Cambridge Review for garbling his evidence'; /18 press cutting of an article by Glover entitled 'How to Translate the New Testament', a review of two new translations of the New Testament; /30-/32 are poems, some by Glover, in English and Latin; /33 offprint of an essay by Glover entitled 'Prudentius', published in Queen's Quarterly, Vol V, 3 Jan 1898.