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Collection of almost 200 autograph and typed letters signed, addressed to officers of the LSE student body, including J. M. Keynes, Rudyard Kipling and Bertrand Russell.
Various places, largely dating from the last years of WWI and the 1920s. - Various formats. Altogether 137 counted and 49 uncounted letters, cards, etc. Comprising a series of eight autograph letters and one typed letter by Bertrand Russell, Honorary President of the Students Union ("[.] I have to give an address at about the same time at Liverpool on 'Mental Freedom in Education', which might do. On the other hand I think perhaps you would prefer something less platitudinous & more concerned with actualities, such as 'Reflections of a Globe-trotting theorist' or 'Asia & Europe' or 'Internationalism & Finance' [.]", 14 July 1922), Norman Angell (1), Arthur Balfour (2), Lilian Baylis (1), Norman H. Baynes (3), Max Beerbohm (1), Clive Bell (1), Hillaire Belloc (2), Arnold Bennet (1), William H. Beveridge (1; when Director of the School - "the portrait of Mr and Mrs Webb by Mr William Nicholson will be on private view in the Founders' Hall"), George Bowyer (1), William Henry Bragg (2), Henry Noel Brailsford (1), Constance Braithwaite (1), James Bryce (3), James Buchan (1), John Galsworthy (1), J. B. S. Haldane (4), Julian S. Huxley (1), William R. Inge (3), Sheila Kaye-Smith (2), Marjory Kennedy-Fraser (1), J. M. Keynes (1; in February 1925, soon after starting work on "A Treatise on Money" - "I am at the present time much engaged, partly in connection with a new book"), Rudyard Kipling (2), H. J. Laski (3; "[.] May I generalize your suggestion to 'Coalition Government'? [.]"), Stephen Leacock (2), Walter Leaf (1), Sidney Lee (2), Hastings Bertrand Lees-Smith (1), Oliver Lodge (2), David Low (2), James Lowther, 1st Viscount Ullswater (1), Charles Prestwood Lucas (1), James Ramsay MacDonald (5), Eugene O'Connell Maggs (1), Walter de la Mare (3), John Masefield (1), James Maxton (1), Reginald McKenna (3), Oswald Mosley (4; e. g. one when Labour and one as New Party), Gilbert Murray (1), A. S. Neill (1), H. W. Nevinson (1; 18 Jan. 1915 - "this morning the War Office suddenly orders me to France"), Philip Noel-Baker (1), Helena Florence Normanton (1), Bernard Pares (2), William Flinders Petrie (2), Marion Philips (1), Arthur Ponsonby (1), Eileen Power (2), Josef Redlich (1), R. Redmayne (1), G. Riddell (1), Dennis Holme Robertson (1), Ronald Ross (3; proposing to talk on "The Blessing of War" in July 1914 but changing the title to "Evolution and War" that October), Ernest Rutherford (1), Caleb Williams Saleeby (1), G. B. Shaw (1 and telegram; "[.] I am afraid I cannot accept the Presidency [.] It would involve the preparation of a written paper; and for this I have no time [.]"), Montague Shearman (1), Emanuel Shinwell (1), Jan Smuts (3 and telegram; accepting the post of President during the closing months of the Great War), Arthur Steele-Maitland (1), Lytton Strachey (1; "[.] lectures & addresses are I am sorry to say quite out of my line [.]"), Ethel Snowden (1), Frederick Soddy (5), Henry Wickham Steed (1), Christopher Stone (1), Montague Summers (1; "[.] I would suggest that I read a paper on Werewolves [.] If you prefer a paper on Witchcraft I can just easily speak on that subject [.]"), Sybil Thorndike (1), Charles Trevelyan (3), Edgar Wallace (1), Hugh Walpole (1), Beatrice (1) and Sidney Webb (2), Josiah Wedgewood (2), H. G. Wells (2), Rebecca West (1), Hartley Withers (1), Lucien Wolf (1), Allyn Abbott Young (1), and Alfred Zimmern (2). - Includes a collection of 42 mostly autograph letters by the English author, poet and dramatist Eden Phillpotts (1862-1960), largely to his agent W. M. Colles, other recipients including the publisher John Lane.
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