Personal and routine correspondence

Harrod's voluminous personal and routine correspondence (more than 3000 interwar items) is listed by collection names and file numbers, arranged in alphabetical order. Only the repositories with items not transcribed or summarized in this edition are listed. For more details on the repositories see the Editorial introduction .

Andrews and Brunner papers, British Library of Economics and Political Science

Folders 47, 48, and 49: 30, 18 and 28 routine letters respectively, from entrepreneurs, addressed to Harrod as the chairman of the Oxford Economists' Research Group, accompanying the questionnaire on the rate of interest in reply to letter 897. Most of these simply acknowledge receipt of the questionnaire, but some provide additional information on the firm. They are dated shortly after 22 February 1939.

Folder 633 and 634: 12 and 46 letters respectively from entrepreneurs acknowledging receipt of the first issue of Oxford Economic Papers (see letter 873R) or of the offprints of Harrod's "Price and Cost in Entrepreneurs' Policy" ( 1939:10 ) and Hitch's and Hall 's "Price Theory and Business Behaviour" (1939) in the second issue of OEP, January and July 1939 respectively.

Berlin private papers

Eleven letters, cards and postcards from Harrod to Isaiah Berlin , dated from 13 February 1933 to 24 May 1938, most of which concern invitations for meals, or comment on days spent together. A few items are summarized as chronological entries.

Birr Castle archives. [1] T/84/A

Thirty-one letters to Laurence Michael Harvey Parsons (6th Earl of Rosse), 1923-39. The folder also includes 18 later letters, dated from December 1939 to May 1966.

  1. 1. Birr Castle, Birr, Co. Offaly, Ireland.

Birr Castle archives. T/84/B

Ten letters from L. M. H. Parsons , 1927-36.

Birr Castle archives. T/84/C

One letter from L. M. H. Parsons to Harrod, giving the 6th Earl of Rosse's grades for his final results at Oxford, 21 February 1928.

Birr Castle archives. Unclassified

A chest containing the correspondence of Desmond Parsons , including the letters he received from Harrod, unsorted.

Catlin archive, McMaster University Library. Box 156

One letter from Harrod to Vera Britain, 1 June 1931, concerning administrative matters. The box also contains two interwar letters to George (Edward Gordon) Catlin (summarized as diary entries) and 42 later letters to Catlin, 1944-1971, one of which from Lady Harrod.

Cherwell papers, Nuffield College, Oxford

Folder K 142 contains 19 letters from Harrod to Frederick Alexander Lindemann (later Lord Cherwell) and two replies from Lindemann, 1926-38. Some of these are private, concerning Harrod's health (in particular after his nervous breakdown in 1928 [2] ), the death of one of Lindemann's friends, Harrod's wedding. Most, however, are professional, regarding University or political matters, and are therefore transcribed or summarized as diary entries. The folder also encloses 19 later letters, three letters from Billa and one from Henry Mark Harrod (Harrod's first son, born 6 January 1939, and Lindemann's godson), five replies from Lindemann, and a letter from Kenneth Sisam to Harrod.

Folder C64 contains two letters from Harrod to Lindemann, 1932 and 1936, both summarized as diary entries.

Folder H155 contains a note to Lindemann and a 1943 memorandum by Harrod, "Theory of Excessive Saving".

Folder J50 contains a note by Harrod: "Plea for Supreme Economic Council" (TD, 11 pages) and some related correspondence between Harrod, Lindemann, Lord Hankey and Francis Hemming (secretary of the Economic Advisory Council), September and October 1939.

  1. 2. See note 1 to letter 156 .

Christ Church manuscripts. MS 580/1

Two letters to Robert Hamilton Dundas , 1925 and 9 March 1937, the latter personal.

Connolly collection, the University of Tulsa

Three letters to Cyril Connolly , 1925-28, the first of which expressing Harrod's disappointment on Connolly's grades and the other two arranging meetings. The collection also contains a post-war letter (1971), concerned with Harrod's obituary of Maurice Bowra ("Sir Maurice Bowra. Classical Scholar who was a Brilliant Figure at Oxford", The Times, 5 July 1971, p. 14).

Harrod collection, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business Administration

Thomas Balogh , two letters accompanying two memoranda, 1933: "British Economic Policy" by O. T. Falk, T. Balogh and M. I. Hutton (HCN Offprints), and "The Position of the Exchange and Gold Market" by Balogh (HCN 9/6).

In HCN Roybooks six letters and two printed cards are extant, accompanying some books in Harrod's library. Two letters are summarized as diary entries, while letters from Josiah Stamp, Imprimerie Crete, D. H. Macgregor and Mona Hodson for the Bank of New South Wales are routine items. A number of printed cards and 35 later letters are also extant, including letters from John Hicks , Robert Charles Oliver Matthews and Edward Austin Gossage Robinson.

Harrod papers, British Library. Add. 71181

Thirteen letters from Harold Acton (concerning his book on the Last Medici and other literary activities and some common acquaintances, in particular Desmond Parsons ), three letters from William Hamilton Mitchell Acton (on his examinations and his stay in Florence), and one card signed by Harold and William, 1927-38, ff. 1-40. The folder also contains five later letters by Harold to Roy and Lady Harrod , 1941-86, n.d., ff. 41-46.

Seventeen letters from Cyril Asquith [3] to Roy and Wilhelmine Harrod , 1951-52, ff. 47-77.

Six letters and one telegram from Margot Asquith, 1928-37, ff. 78-86. Mainly invitations.

Four letters from Wystan Hugh Auden , 1926-29, ff. 87-93, mainly concerning his studies and career. The folder also contains six later letters, 1956-70, ff. 94-101.

Three letters from Alfred Ayer , 1934-37, ff. 102-7--all summarized as diary entries. The folder also contains three later letters, 1941, 1951, n.d., ff. 108-13.

Four letters from Clive Bell, 1953-55, ff. 114-18.

Three letters to Lady Wilhelmine Harrod and some printed materials from Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson, Lord Barners, 1942-83, ff. 119-35.

Twelve letters and cards from John and Penelope Betjeman , eight of which are addressed to Wilhelmine Harrod, 1927-39, ff. 136-53. The folder also contains 33 later letters, mainly addressed to Lady Harrod, 1948-81, ff. 154-91.

  1. 3. On Harrod's friendship with the Asquith family see note 1 to letter 115R.

Harrod papers, British Library. Add. 71182

Three letters from William H. Beveridge , 1934-37, ff. 1-3, all transcribed or summarized as diary entries. The folder also contains four later letters, 1944-53, ff. 4-7.

Seven letters from Robert Blake, 1952-59, n.d., ff. 8-22.

One letter from Paul Bloomfield , 1930, ff. 23-24, concerning his marriage. The folder also contains 13 later letters, some from Millicent Bloomfield, 1945-56, ff. 25-46.

Three postcards from Maurice Bowra , 1932-36, ff. 47-49, reporting on Bowra's activities. The folder also contains 23 later (or undatable) letters, some addressed to Lady Harrod, most n.d., up to 1971, ff. 50-74.

Twenty-five letters from Robert Byron , 1926-39, n.d., ff. 75-127, concerning his activities, travels and publications, common acquaintances, and Greek politics.

Three letters from George Catlin , 1928-33, ff. 128-32, one concerning a visit to Oxford, the other regarding politics. The folder also contains two later letters, 1942 and 1956, and five letters to other academics, 1934-74, ff. 133-44.

Nine letters from Lord David Cecil , 1928-29, ff. 145-63, most of which being invitations. The folder also contains eight later letters, 1948-66, n.d., ff. 163-73.

Harrod papers, British Library. Add. 71183

Three letters from Lady Churchill , six letters from Winston Churchill , and one letter from Randolph Churchill , 1930-38, ff. 1-14, concerning the education of Randolph and politics (the latter are summarized as diary entries), with some invitations for weekends. The folder also contains one later letter, 1946, f. 15.

Fourteen letters from Sybil Colefax, addressed to Lady Harrod, 1947-50, n.d., ff. 16-37.

One letter from Cyril Connolly and two letters from his wife Jean, 1935-37, ff. 38-41, all being invitations. The folder also contains two later letters, one addressed to Lady Harrod, 1942 and n.d., ff. 42-44.

Nineteen letters from Robert H. Dundas , 1927-37, ff. 45-66; some professional (summarized as diary entries), some concerning college life and affairs (most references are however cryptic, since context is rarely given and people are often only indicated by an initial), some personal--concerning various subjects such as social life in college or Harrod's and Dundas's sexual orientation. The folder also contains three letters dated 1953, ff. 67-69.

Two letters and a telegram from Felix and one letter from Marion Frankfurter , 1935, ff. 70-76, concerning their stay in Oxford and Harrod's activities. The folder also contains two later letters, 1953-57, ff. 70-78.

Eight letters from Henry Green (pseudonym of Henry Yorke ) and two letters from Maude Yorke (Henry's mother), 1927-29, ff. 79-95, concerning common acquaintances, arrangements for meetings and one of Henry's books.

Nineteen letters from Bryan Guinness , 1926-36, ff. 96-144: description of travels, arrangement for meetings, concerning common acquaintances and Guinness's activities (with particular reference to Harrod's suggestion to enter politics). The folder also contains 14 later letters, 1944-56, ff. 145-63.

Harrod papers, British Library. Add. 71184

Nine letters from and concerning Patrick Hadley, addressed to Lady Harrod, 1940-90, n.d., ff. 1-10.

Nine letters from Basil Sheridan Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood , 4th Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, and one letter and two telegrams from Lady Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1930-37, ff. 11-29, concerning invitations and thanks for presents; some letters concern politics and policy (summarized as diary entries).

Eight between letters and telegrams from Frances Harrod (Roy's mother), 1929-34, ff. 30-41, concerning everyday life. The folder also contains 23 later letters, 1942-51, n.d., ff. 42-72.

Three letters from Leslie Hartley , 1937-38, ff. 73-77, one of which concerning an Italian who wanted advice on some questions of economics. The folder also contains eight later letters, some addressed to Lady Harrod , and materials concerning the filming of The Go-Between, 1945-70, ff.78 -95.

Nine letters from Maurice Hastings and four letters from Rosemary Hastings, 1930-37, ff. 96-120, concerning a car accident, some invitations, Maurice's financial and personal difficulties, and Harrod's policy advice (the latter summarized as diary entries). The folder also contains ten later letters, 1940-51, ff. 121-32.

Twelve letters from Basil Herbert and three letters from Isabella Herbert, 1928-37, ff. 133-60, concerning mutual acquaintances, a Christ Church ball, other invitations, travels. The folder also contains 11 later letters, 1942-66, ff. 160-71.

Three letters from Quintin Hogg , 1925-30, ff. 172-77, concerning Hogg's activities. The folder also contains three later letters, 1945-59, ff. 178-80.

Nine letters from Leslie Hore-Belisha , 1933-36, ff. 181-91, on Harrod's policy advice (summarized as diary entries) and some invitations. The folder also contains three later letters, 1955, ff. 192-94.

Harrod papers, British Library. Add. 71185

Thirty-one letters from Christopher Hussey to Wilhelmine Cresswell (late Wilhelmine Harrod), 1929-33, ff. 1-45.

Eighteen letters from Robin Ironside to Wilhelmine Cresswell (later Lady Harrod), 1932-33, ff. 46-82.

Four letters from Osbert Lancaster, three to Roy and one to Lady Harrod, 1947-60, ff. 83-90.

Eight letters from George Granville Leveson-Gower 1929-39, ff. 91-107. The folder also contains seven letters from George and one from Lady Leveson-Gower, 1945-51, ff. 108-13.

Four letters from Frederick Alexander Lindemann , 1928-32, plus a letter to the senior censor of Christ Church, eventually passed on to Harrod in the position of junior censor, 1929, ff. 115-21. One of these is personal, the other concern College or University affairs. The folder also includes a letter from a non identified sender (6 August, 1936) and six war- and post-wartime letters (1943-61) concerning Lindemann, ff. 122-40.

Four letters from A.D. Lindsay and one letter to Lindsay 1935-36, ff. 141-49 (all summarized as chronological entries). The folder also contains two letters from Lindsay, dated 1943 and 1945, ff. 150-51.

Four letters from Elizabeth Langford to Lady Harrod, 1944-51, n.d., ff. 152-59.

Harrod papers, British Library. Add. 71186

Fifteen letter from Nancy Mitford to Harrod and Billa , 1930-39, ff. 1-15. Personal, mainly concerning invitations and visits; two of Nancy Mitford's books are mentioned. The folder also contains 62 letters from and concerning Nancy Mitford, mainly addressed to lady Harrod, 1942-90, ff. 16-99.

Twelve between letters (some with envelope), postcards and a telegram from Diana Mitford (later Diana Mosley), 1930-36, ff. 100-115. Personal, concerning visits to Oxford and reciprocal invitations. The folder also contains 26 letters of and concerning Diana, Pamela, Deborah and Unity Mitford, and Oswald Mosley and Max Mosley, 1943-84, n.d., ff. 116-44.

Harrod papers, British Library. Add. 71187

Four letters from Harrod to Basil Murray , one letter from Basil Murray to Harrod, and eight letters from Lady Margaret Murray to Harrod, 1923-37, ff. 1-22. Personal, most concerning Basil Murray's death. The folder contains two further letters by Lady Murray, one undated and one dated 1944.

Four letters from Gilbert Murray , 1932 to 1938, ff. 26-30, one of which is summarized as a diary entry. The folder also include eight later letters, 1944-51, ff. 31-39.

Twelve letters from Paul and Margaret Nash to Roy and Lady Harrod, 1941-59, n.d., ff. 40-55.

Thirty-six long letters from Desmond Parsons , most with envelopes, 1923-36, ff. 56-184. Although not providing informations as to Harrod's scientific or political activities, these letters are extremely interesting because Parsons was an acute observer of society. Particularly precious are his reports from China, Spain, Germany and several Asiatic countries, and his comments on the general elections in Ireland in 1933. Some letters also concern Parsons's career.

Harrod papers, British Library. Add. 71188

Twenty-one letters from Laurence Michael Harvey Parsons (one enclosing a letter from a Chinese student who wanted to apply for Oxford), 6th Earl of Rosse, 1930-38, ff. 1-52. Most concerning arrangements or thanks for mutual visits, with references to common acquaintances. A few concern Desmond Parsons's illness. The folder also contains 23 letters dated from 1939 to 1959, and five undated letters, ff. 53-98.

Fifteen letters from Juliet Rhys-Williams , 1943-59, ff. 99-118 (concerning the population question, the Liberal Party and the adhesion to the EEC).

Six letters from Lionel Robbins , 1929 to 1938, ff. 119-30 and 139-40, mainly regarding professional matters. The folder also contains three later letters, dated 1945 and 1946.

Two letters from Dennis Robertson , 1929 and 1936, ff. 141-42. The folder also contains six later letters, 1944-46, ff. 143-49.

Fifteen between letters and postcards from Edward Sackville-West and one letter from Lionel Sackville-West, 1927-36, ff. 149-77. Mainly referring to mutual invitations for meals or weekends, but some regarding Edward's literary activity.

One letter from Budd Schulberg to Lady Harrod, 1968, ff. 178-81.

Eight letters from Sacheverell and Georgia Sitwell, [4] 1933-38, ff. 182-93, mainly concerning mutual visits. The folder also contains two later letters, 1958, ff. 195-96.

  1. 4. Sacheverell Sitwell (1897-1988, 6th baronet 1969), poet and author; he married Georgia (died 1980) in 1925.

Harrod papers, British Library. Add. 71189

Ten letters from John Sparrow , 1929-39, ff. 1-22; some personal--concerning his career, and mutual acquaintances--, others are summarized as diary entries. The folder also contains 22 later letters, 1942-72, ff. 23-49.

Nineteen letters--mainly to Lady Harrod --from and concerning Enid Starkie, 1943(?)-75, ff. 50-68.

Thirteen letters from Henry F. Scott-Stokes , 1937-38, ff. 69-82 [these documents are transcribed in full]. Mainly personal--some concerning Scott-Stokes's liberalism and personal history--, a few are summarized as diary entries. The folder also contains eight later letters, 1942-57, n.d., ff. 83-92.

One letter from Violet and eight letters from John Sutro , 1929-39, ff. 93-111, one addressed to Lady Harrod, the others to Roy. Personal, concerning arrangements for meeting and the feelings and activities of John Sutro. The folder also contains ten later letters, mainly addressed to Lady Harrod, some from John Sutro , 1951-60, ff. 112-27.

Four letters from Frank Taylor , 1927-30, ff. 128-34, concerning his activities and in particular his stay in Canada. The folder also contains ten later letters, some from Kathleen Taylor, 1946-60, n.d., ff. 135-53.

Seven letters from G. M. Young, 1940-44, n.d., ff. 154-66.

Harrod papers, British Library. Add. 71190

Miscellaneous correspondence, mainly personal. Contains 122 between letters, telegrams and postcards, for a total of 198 pieces of paper, arranged in chronological order and dated from 15 February 1926 to 19 December 1931.

Among the correspondents are Frederic Warburg , John Simon , Eric Siepmann , Kitty, Hilda and Walter Runciman (the latter forwarded a letter from Lord Grey, requesting Harrod to meet him in March 1930), Mary Clifford, Grace Bumphley, Julia and Stephen Tomlin , Frank Gray , Henry Phelps Brown , J. M. Wyllie, Bobbie Johnstone, David Garnett , Francis Birrell, Jacob Viner , Robb Fisher, Christopher Sykes , Mark Ogilvie-Grant , M. M. Bridges, Charles Prestwich Scott , Lady Salisbury, John Tressider Sheppard , A. W. Stonier, Seymour Berry and Lord Camrose, Stafford Cripps , some relatives

Harrod papers, British Library. Add. 71191

Miscellaneous correspondence, mainly personal. Contains 138 letters, some with original envelope, for a total of 223 pieces of paper. They are dated from 5 January, 1932 to 7 December 1936, and are arranged in chronological order. Most of these letters were received by Harrod, a handful by Wilhelmine (Billa) Cresswell (later Wilhelmine Harrod). The main correspondents were: Blossom Cresswell; Sheila Berry; Julia <Maint> (Pakenham); Gottfried Haberler (two); Rosalin Junes; Isobel Cripps (two); Naomi Mitchison ; Aunt Fanny; Richard Jennings (Cassandra); Joan Eynes-Mansell (late Leigh-Fermor); M. M. Bridges; Michael Berry (two), James Bonar ; Jo Jenkinson; Bridger Parsons; Pamela; Bettine Davidson; Diana Boothby; Lord Halifax ; Henry Lamb; Kit Dunn; some of Harrod's pupils; some illegible.

The subjects include invitations to and from Harrod, for meals or parties; concerning some of Harrod's pupils careers; thanks for hospitality; a photograph of Harrod; description of travels or stays abroad; concerning the affairs or financial troubles of the sender; the content of some letters could not be understood for lack of references.

The folder also contains the announcement of a meeting of the Cranium Club (at which it was proposed to accept 20 gentlemen as new members, among whom Jack Haldane , John Strachey, Harold Laski, Geoffrey Keynes, H. G. Wells), and a tailor's bill.

Harrod papers, British Library. Add. 71192

Miscellaneous correspondence, mainly personal. Contains 161 letters (40 of which written before the war), some with original envelope, for a total of 230 items (envelopes and leaves). They are dated from 9 February 1937 to 5 November 1948, and are arranged in chronological order. Most of these letters were received by Harrod, a handful by Lady Harrod. The main correspondents before the war were H. G. Williams , Guy Burgess, Igor Vinogradoff, Dorothy Lygon, Adrian Bishop, Rosamund Lehmann, John Tressider Sheppard , Barbara Strickland, John Davenport, Bianca Elliot, Beatrice F. R. H., Camrose, Alan Lennox Boyd (Lord Boyd). The subjects ranged from arrangements for meetings and overnight stays, to the careers of students of Christ Church, the authors' activities--including descriptions of travels abroad. The folder contains a number of congratulations on Harrod's marriage.

Harrod papers, supplem. British Library. Add. 71609

One letter from William Acton and four letters from Harold Acton , 1926, ff. 1-14, concerning their studies, travels and activities. The folder also contains ten later letters, 1941-74, n.d., ff. 15-26.

Three letters and one document concerning Wystan Hugh Auden , 1966-74, ff. 27-30.

Three letters from Alfred Ayer , two of which addressed to Lady Harrod, 1942, 1959, n.d., ff. 31-38.

Nine letters from Nevil Alexander Beechman , 1922-24, ff. 39-62, regarding invitations, common acquaintances, and especially Harrod's commitment for the Liberal cause.

Twelve letters from and concerning John and Penelope Betjeman, a few of which addressed to Lady Harrod, 1957-76, n.d., ff. 63-77.

Five letters from Robert Blake, 1952-55, n.d., ff. 78-88.

Sixteen letters from Paul Bloomfield , 1922-25, ff. 89-114. On Bloomfield's travels and activities, with reference to common acquaintances and to Harrod's involvement in the "political crisis"; arrangements for visits. The folder also contains 60 later letters, some addressed to Lady Harrod, some concerning Bloomfield, 1961-78, ff. 115-83.

Harrod papers, supplem. British Library. Add. 71610

Six letters from Maurice Bowra , 1922-25, ff. 1-9, concerning Bowra's activities but also providing hints as to Harrod's involvement with Liberal politics. The folder also contains two later letters, 1959, ff. 12-14.

Twenty-three letters from and concerning Guy Burgess, and other documents (some written by Harrod) 1956-72, ff. 15-69.

Fifteen letters from George Catlin , 1922-25, n.d., ff. 70-99, concerning Catlin's studies in philosophy, often mentioning that Harrod has provided him with references, and extensive discussions on philosophical themes. The folder also contains a later telegram, 1959, f. 97.

Three letters from Lord David Cecil , 1922-38, ff. 100-106. The folder also contains seven later letters, some addressed to Lady Harrod, some from Lady Cecil, 1941-64, ff. 107-26.

Fifty-four letters and telegrams to, from and concerning Frank Coe , 1952-75, ff. 127-93.

Harrod papers, supplem. British Library. Add. 71611

Twelve postcards and letters from R. H. Dundas , 1921-37, ff. 1-15. Concerning the relationship between Harrod and Dundas, college life (including some gossip) and affairs, arrangements for dinners, Dundas's interests. Some letters are summarized as diary entries. The folder also contains three later cards, 1954-59, ff. 16-18.

Six letters from Keith Feiling , 1922-29, ff. 19-30. On college matters, Feiling's political opinions, and Harrod's position at Christ Church. Some letters are summarized as diary entries. The folder also contains two later letters, 1959 and n.d.

One letter from Jonathan Bryan Guinness, 1939, f. 33. The folder also contains seven later letters and other documents, 1940-76, n.d., ff. 34-53.

Three letters from Maurice Hastings , 1922-24, ff. 54-57, concerning Hasting's examinations and activities. The folder also contains seven later letters, 1940, ff. 58-65.

Fifteen letters from Basil Herbert , 1922-29, n.d., ff. 66-91, concerning Herbert's wedding and family life, some financial difficulties, invitations, a sentimental affair between Harrod and a married lady in Germany, Herbert's and Harrod's involvement in Liberal politics. The folder also contains one later letter (1959) and one undated letter, ff. 92-95.

Three letters from Sir George Granville Leveson-Gower , 1938-39, ff. 96-100, concerning politics and an offer of a portrait of Granville's father to Christ Church. The folder also contains one later letter, 1940, f. 101.

Ten letters from Randall McDonnell, 8th Earl of Antrim, and Lady Antrim, 1940-64, ff. 102-16.

Eight letters from Nancy , Diana and Jessica Mitford, 1940-79, n.d., ff. 117-28.

Seven letters from Basil Murray and two letters from Mary Murray , one letter from Gilbert Murray , 1922-25, n.d. ff. 129-49, 158. Concerns some of Basil's doubts on logics, the death of his sister, some common acquaintances with reference to Liberal politics, Basil and Harrod's attitude to women, Basil's career. The folder also contains four later letters from Gilbert and Mary Murray, 1940-41, ff. 150-57.

Five letters from John Osborne, 1961-66, ff. 159-64.

One letter from Cyril Radcliffe , 1922, f. 165-66. The folder also contains 11 later letters, 1955-69, ff. 167-91.

Harrod papers, supplem. British Library. Add. 71612

Two letters from Philip Rea , 1922-23, ff. 1-3, concerning invitations and personal matters. The folder also contains four later letters, 1941-59, ff. 4-8.

One letter from Laurence Michael Harvey Parsons , 1939, f. 9. The folder also contains 30 later letters from Parsons and Lady Rosse, a few addressed to Lady Harrod, 1939-70, n.d., ff. 10-62.

Six letters from Steven, [5] two letters from Hilda and two letters from Walter Runciman , 1922-26, ff. 63-73, concerning invitations and Walter's impressions on Soviet Russia in 1923. The folder also contains a later letter from Steven, 1959, and an undated invitation, ff. 74-75.

Five letters from Edward Charles Sackville-West , 1925-38, ff. 76-85, mainly consisting of invitations. The folder also contains a later letter, 1959, a press cutting and a note by Harrod declaring that Eddie was one of his greatest friends.

Twenty letters and documents from and about Leonid Shaynin, 1960-72, ff. 90-116.

Thirteen letters from Eric Siepmann , 1922-26, ff. 117-36. On Siepmann's activities and projects.

Three letters from A. H. Smith , 1934-35, ff. 137-39, concerning the Bodleian Library. The folder also contains 16 letters relating to Harrod's writing of a note on Smith for the Oxford Magazine (1958), 1958-64, ff. 140-60.

One letter from F. W. F. Smith , second Earl of Birkenhead, 1934, ff. 161-62. The folder also contains eight letters and some documents, some concerning Harrod's review of R. Furneaux's William Wilberforce (London: Hamilton, 1974), 1954-74, n.d., ff. 163-74.

Three letters from John Sparrow , 1934-37, ff. 175-77, and an invitation. The folder also contains 22 later letters and documents, some addressed to Lady Harrod, 1948-81, ff. 178-206.

  1. 5. James Cochran Stevenson Runciman, born in 1903 and knighted in 1961, was the second son of Walter Runciman. Educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, he was a fellow of King's (1927-38) and University lecturer (1932-38), and professor of Byzantine art and history in the University of Istambul (1942-45).

Harrod papers, supplem. British Library. Add. 71613

Fourteen letters from H. F. Scott-Stokes , 1922-39, ff. 1-21, regarding requests for references, comments on the readings, on the economic situation, on Liberal politics, and on family life. The folder also contains three later letters, 1941-59, ff. 22-25. These documents are transcribed in full.

Fifteen letters and some attached documents from John Sutro , 1924-39, ff. 26-53, concerning Sutro's life and activities, and a visit to Harrod, Harrod's buying of some shares of the Palatine Trust Company. The folder also contains 17 later letters, 1939-77, ff. 54-77.

Twenty-four letters from and concerning Roger Venable, some addressed to Lady Harrod, and some poems, 1974-86, n.d., ff. 78-162.

Seven letters from Fredric John Warburg , 1922-23, ff. 163-73. On Warburg's examinations, description of a travel abroad, Harrod's love affair in Germany, some common acquaintances, and Warburg's activity as a publisher and as a writer. The folder also contains one later letter, 1959, ff. 174-75.

One letter from Evelyn Waugh , 1924, ff. 176-77. The folder also contains nine later letters from, and two letters to, Evelyn Waugh, 1958-61, ff. 178-88.

Seven letters from Henry Maxwell Andrews and two letters from Cicily Andrews ( Rebecca West ). 1924-38, ff. 189-208. Mainly concerning Henry's activities, and the education of Rebecca West's son Anthony, one letter concerning the 1938 Oxford by-election. The folder also contains two later letters, 1944 and 1959, ff. 209-11.

Nine letters from and one letter to J. Douglas Woodruff , 1959-77, ff. 212-23.

Harrod papers, supplem. British Library. Add. 71616

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1919-24, 118 letters, telegrams and postcards, ff. 1-193, at the time of Harrod's education and early appointment (therefore enclosing several letters of congratulation around August 1922, many from his colleagues). The main correspondents were: Beverly Nichols, Ernest Llewellyn Woodward See Woodward to Harrod, 14 May, 1922a , See Woodward to Harrod, 17 May, 1922a , Frances Harrod , John Simon , John Cecil Masterman , Edward John Cecil Neep , some of Harrod's relatives, Stephen Tomlin , <A. B.> Steel, John Tressider Sheppard , Leslie Poles Hartley See <Leslie> P. Hartley to Harrod, 29 July, 1921a , Hew S. Anderson, John Burdon Sanderson (Jack) Haldane , M. Bull, Stephen Tennant, George (Dadie) Rylands , Sylvester Gates , Lindemann , Blossom Cresswell.

Harrod papers, supplem. British Library. Add. 71617

Forty-four letters from 1925 to the outbreak of war, miscellaneous, some addressed to Wilhelmine (Billa) Cresswell , ff. 1-70. The folder also contains 81 later letters, up to 1948. Correspondents include Philip Kerr , John Simon , Douglas Davidson, Hew S. Anderson, Sylvester Gates , Arthur Steel-Maitland , John Hayward, Lindemann , Charles Prestwich Scott , Harrod's mother Frances , Richard Braithwaite , John Cecil Masterman , Francis Pember , John Davidson Beazley .

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72727

Thirty-one letters and cards from Charles Witcomb Baty, from 1918 to 1921, ff. 21-85, mainly concerning Harrod's and Baty's experience in the army and aviation respectively, and their studies. [6]

A telegram and 24 letters and cards from J. S. Bentwick, from 1918 to 1922, ff. 90-165, mainly concerning Bentwick's studies, philosophy (there is a discussion, in October and November 1918, of Harrod's opinion that Bertrand Russell `deifies logic' and that there is a fallacy in the words `cause-effect'; in August 1919, Bentwick comments on Harrod's definition of `knowledge'), population, mutual acquaintances. (Six further letters dated between 1957 and 1961 are collected in the same file).

The file also contains post-war items from Sydney N. Afriat (five letters, to one of which a CV and a list of publications are attached, including correspondence concerning him), Isaiah Berlin (four) and Robert Blake (11).

  1. 6. After the war, Baty took Greats at Christ Church; he became a teacher and headmaster, then was director of the Education Division of the Allied Commission for Austria (1945-49) and finally government inspector of schools (1945-62). He wrote some school Latin textbooks.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72728

Seventeen letters and cards from Cecil Maurice Bowra , 1920-35, ff. 1-50, mainly in the period in which they were both students. They regards mutual acquaintances, Bowra's studies, his family relations, and H. B. W. Joseph (who examined both Harrod and Bowra). The folder also contains six later letters, and some correspondence relating to an advance obituary note of Bowra written by Harrod in January 1959 for The Times (published on 5 July 1971, p. 14) (ff. 51-69).

Fourteen cards, letters and a telegram from George Catlin , 1920-23, ff. 72-99, on liberalism and politics, and Catlin's view on religion. A later card and a telegram are also filed in this folder.

Three letters from David Cecil , 1937-38, ff. 100-103. six later letters from Lord and Lady Cecil to Roy and Billa Harrod are also filed in this folder.

An invitation to the wedding of Winston Churchill 's daughter, 1932, f. 133. The folder also includes 18 later letters: some from Winston, Randolph and Pamela Churchill, some correspondence regarding Harrod's memoir of Lord Cherwell and some from Harrod to Churchill regarding Harrod's position in the S-branch.

Fifteen letters from R. H. Dundas , 1922-39, ff. 163-78, mostly personal or concerning College affairs (some are summarized as diary entries). The folder also contains seven later letters.

Five letters from Keith Feiling , 1923, ff. 187-94, mostly concerning Harrod's teaching (some are summarized in the correspondence section) and further arrangements. The folder also contains three later letters.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72729

Four letters from and concerning Leo St Clair Grondona, 1973-82, regarding in particular Harrod's preface to Grondona's Economic Stability is Attainable (London: Hutchinson, 1975) (ff. 1-55).

Two letters from Bryan Guinness , 1933 and 1937, ff. 56-59; the folder also contains 19 later letters and cards.

One letter from Maurice Hastings , 1938, f. 109. Eight later letters to Harrod and Wilhelmine Harrod are also preserved in this folder.

Sixty-four letters, cards and telegrams from J. Basil Herbert , 1918-39, ff. 119-265, most of which personal; the earliest also describe Herbert's service in the army during the First World War, while during their years as students Liberal politics was often discussed, in particular regarding the Oxford University Liberal Club, of which Harrod became treasurer in 1919. The folder also contains nine later letters.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72730

Seven letters from Stephen Holmes , 1918-21, ff. 1-29, mainly concerned with a memorandum (of which Harrod was one of the signatories) to the Westminster School Governing Body suggesting solutions to the problems of overcrowding and games (including copies of related correspondence and a draft and a copy of a letter from Harrod to T. B. Strong).

Fourteen letters and an unpublished paper from Horace William Brindley Joseph , ff. 30-86. Mainly of these deal with philosophy and are transcribed or summarized as chronological entries, a couple are routine letters concerning organizational problems of Harrod's undergraduate studies. The folder also includes a later letter concerning Harrod's 1942 article on "Memory".

One letter from Diana Mitford , concerning the leadership of a movement--probably Oswald Mosley's fascists--and comparing the civilized English movement with the barbaric German and Italian counterparts (1933), [7] ff. 88-90. The folder also contains six later letters.

Nine letters from Basil Murray , 1921-34, concerning Murray's activities and readings, and two letters from Gilbert Murray , 1921 See Gilbert Murray to Harrod, 30 July, 1921a and 1922 (congratulating on Harrod's first) and 1926 , ff. 100-125. The folder also contains four later letters, from Gilbert and Mary Murray .

Fourteen between letters, cards and telegrams from Jack Neep , 1918-22, mainly concerning their opinions on political matters (ff. 130-57v).

The folder also contains nine post-war letters from Harry Oppenheimer.

Eight letters from Laurence Michael Harvey Parsons , 1934-39, ff. 171-85. Mostly personal, some concerning the University plans regarding Beaumont street in Oxford. 26 later letters are also preserved.

  1. 7. At the time Diana Mitford was the wife of Brian Guinness , but was already having an affair with Oswald Mosley, whose wife she became in 1936: see N. Mosley, Rules of the Game. Beyond the Pale, London: Secker & Warburg, 1992, pp. 213-19.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72731

Thirty-seven letters from Philip Russell Rea and his family (Isabel, Evelyn, and Lorna Smith ), and a draft of a letter from Harrod to Philip, 1922-26 (ff. 1-74). Mostly personal, a few list subscriptions to the Oxford University Liberal Club. The folder also contains nine post-war letters (one of which from Harrod).

Ten letters from Gerald Reitlinger , 1918-21, ff. 84-113, personal.

Three letters from Gilbert Ryle , 1931-36 (one of which is summarized as diary entry), and four later letters and cards.

The folder also contains nine post-war letter from Leonid Shaynin and some printed materials.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72732

Three personal letters from John Sparrow , 1935-39, ff. 1-7. The folder also contains 53 post-war letters to Harrod and Lady Harrod, and a copy of one letter from Harrod to Sparrow.

Ten letters from William Archibald Spooner , 1917-21, concerning arrangements regarding Harrod's studies in Oxford, including the renewal of his grant in 1921 [8] (ff. 75-84). The folder also contains a TD (not by Harrod), reporting an anecdote regarding Spooner. (f. 85).

Nineteen letters and cards from H. F. Scott-Stokes , 1920-26, ff. 86-109, discussing of philosophical subjects and liberal politics. The folder also contains five post-war letters. These documents are transcribed in full.

Two letters from John Sutro , 1925 and 1938, ff. 117-20, the latter of which concerns the Oxford by-election. The folder also contains seven wartime and post-war items, one of which to Wilhelmine Harrod .

The folder also contains several items of correspondence of and concerning Ella Twynham, 1957-68 (ff. 132-78).

  1. 8. On Harrod's grant see note 18 to the General introduction .

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72733

Twenty-four letters and cards from Fred Warburg , 1918-24, concerning his studies, his writings and some common acquaintances (ff. 1-35v).

Thirty-five letters, telegrams and cards from Douglas Woodruff , 1920-22 or 1923, ff. 43-17, mainly concerned with Harrod's and Woodruff's studies, their readings, and their teachers. The folder also contains two post-war letters.

The folder also contains five post-war letters from Rebecca West and Henry Andrews .

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72734

Nine letters to Harrod as treasurer of the Oxford University Liberal Club, July 1919, replying to a circular letter soliciting subscriptions, and six letters relating to the reconstitution of the Oxford University Liberal Club. The folder also contains some printed materials on the OULC.

Twenty-six letters concerning organization of meetings and debated of the OULC (18), the Eighty Club (three), and the Russell and Palmerston Club (five letters; the secretary of the club was Douglas Woodruff ; one of the meetings took place in Harrod's rooms at 46 High Street).

Eleven invitations (most of which printed) to at homes and other mundane events, six of which from Sir John and Lady Simon (one "to meet the leaders of the Liberal Party" on 22 February 1922, f. 131) and two from Walter Runciman .

Fourteen items of miscellaneous correspondence on political matters, including two from John Simon, two from Walter Runciman and two from Nevin Alexander Beechman .

Two drafts of manifestoes in Harrod's handwriting: a "Suggestion for draft of manifesto" (ff. 22-27), and "liberalism at Oxford" (ff. 62-63), and a circular letter by Harrod drawing the attention to the existence of the OULC.

Most of this correspondence relates to the years 1919-23, with a few items dated between 1924 and 1931, and is arranged in chronological order.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72760

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1913-February 1919. 102 letter, cards and telegrams, concerning Westminster School, service in the army during wartime, the death of Harrod's father, and the first weeks in Oxford.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72761

Miscellaneous correspondence, March-December 1919 (one item is dated 1921). 117 letters, cards and telegrams. A number of these, mostly from the Oxford University Appointment Committee and a private educational agents, regard offers for tutoring to boys and related correspondence--including a letter turning Harrod down for being a Roman Catholic (f. 69). Some letters from Nevin Alexander Beechman , mainly concerning politics. Some documents regard Harrod's intention to write to the Dean of Christ Church concerning the Dean's attitude towards Westminster School (see also the correspondence with Stephen Holmes in HPBL Add. 72730, summarized on [jump to page] ).

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72762

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1921-22. 99 letters, telegrams and cards, mostly private. Some regard politics and Harrod's editorship of the Oxford Outlook, [9] some are offers for tutoring jobs, several are letters of congratulations on Harrod's first-class honours in 1921. Among the correspondents are Alex B. B. Valentine, G. Howard, H. Bevan, John Alexander Smith , Nevin Alexander Beechman .

  1. 9. See note 1 to letter 7R.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72763

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1921-33. A total of 110 letters, cards and telegrams, mainly private. Some letters, however, concern papers to be read at the Jowett Society in 1922 under Harrod's presidency, Harrod's appointment as a lecturer at Christ Church, Harrod's accommodation at King's College during his term in Cambridge (1922), his stay in Germany (1923), a student's queries on Harrod's lectures on "Money", disciplinary action against a student when Harrod was junior censor at Christ Church, College matters, and other subjects reported in the correspondence as diary entries.

Correspondents include Ernest Llewellyn Woodward , Eric Siepmann , Melchior Palyi , Stephen Tomlin , John Cecil Masterman , Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher , George Norman Clark .

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72764

Miscellaneous correspondence: 89 letters, cards and telegrams, 1934-39. Some private, a number of which regarding Harrod's wedding, some regarding University and College matters; the professional items are summarized as diary entries. Correspondents include Felix Frankfurter , Tristan Brusst, the 2nd Earl of Birkenhead , Lord Camrose, Alfred North Whitehead , John Cecil Masterman , Ralph Hawtrey , the Anverse Chamber of Commerce, Barclays Bank, George (Dadie) Rylands , Anthony de Rotschild, Puffin Cresswell, [10] Mark Ogilvie-Grant , Robert Byron . The folder also contains 87 later letters, 1940-49.

  1. 10. Puffin Cresswell (1913-2000) was Wilhelmine Harrod 's sister.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72770

One telegram dated 1908 and ten letters, September to November 1918, from Henry Dawes Harrod (Roy's father). Fifteen letters from other correspondents concerning his sudden death and the funerals, and 87 letters from Frances Harrod , 1918-19.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72771

Eighty-seven letters, cards and telegrams from Frances Harrod and two letters from other correspondents, 1920-21. Mainly private, regarding friends and relatives, some notes on politics, Frances Harrod's readings and writings.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72772

One hundred and five letters, cards and telegrams from Frances Harrod to Harrod, 1922-24. Mainly private, concerning Miss Harrod's financial situation, friends (Douglas Woodruff is often mentioned) and relatives, and her readings and writings.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72773

Fifty-one letters, cards and telegrams from Frances Forbes Harrod , 1920-26, and 25 items from 1934-39 (one of which from Harrod to his mother, two from other correspondents). All personal, relating to Frances Harrod's writings, her travels, financial matters; Warburg and Woodruff are sometimes mentioned in the earlier letters. The folder also contains 36 later letters, November 1939-56.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72774

Miscellaneous family correspondence, 37 items, 1899-1939; among the main correspondents are Johnston Forbes-Robertson and "Aunt Ida". [11] The folder also contains 59 later items.

Twelve letters from Barbara and Peter Strickland, 1937-38, concerning arrangements for Harrod's wedding. [12] The folder also contains two later letters.

  1. 11. "Aunt Ida" was in fact Harrod's first cousin; she was the daugther of Eric Forbes-Robertson, brother to Frances Harrod .

    12. Barbara Strickland (born Folkes) was Whilelmine Cresswell 's mother (she first married first Lt Joseph Cresswell, who dies in action in 1914); she later married General Sir Peter Strickland. It was from their house that Harrod and Billa were married on 8 January 1938.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72775

One letter from Harrod to his mother Frances , April 1929, probably not sent. The folder also contains several autobiographical writings, 1928 and (?)1975.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72776

Forty-five letters, cards and telegrams from Harrod to his future wife Wilhelmine (Billa) Cresswell and 77 letters, cards and telegrams from Billa Cresswell to Harrod, March-September 1937. Mostly private.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72777

Ninety-one letters and cards from Harrod to Wilhelmine `Billa' Cresswell (from 8 January 1938 Billa Harrod), 75 letters and telegrams from Billa to Harrod, and six letters and telegrams to and from other correspondents, October 1937-July 1939. Mostly private.

Harrod papers, 2nd supplem. British Library. Add. 72778

Twelve letters from Harrod to Wilhelmine (Billa) Harrod and five letters from Billa to Harrod , from August 1939 to the outburst of war, mainly private. The folder also contains 68 later letters, dated September 1939.

The later correspondence between Roy and Billa Harrod is in HPBL, files 72779-803.

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. Part II

Correspondence with, and a few documents relating to, Keynes , 1922-46. Most of the 63 interwar letters from Keynes to Harrod and the five letters from Harrod to Keynes are transcribed or summarized, except five regarding minor matters. The folder also contains correspondence between Keynes and other people, including Hawtrey , Robertson , Cannan , Nicod, and later correspondence with Harrod and others (some of which being photocopies, notes and memoranda (by Keynes and by Harrod), and materials relating to Keynes. For an itemized description see the The Papers of Sir Roy Harrod, Hamish Riley-Smith Booksellers, Norfolk, undated (1982).

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. IV-1-1237

The folder contains the main part of Harrod's professional and political correspondence. It consists in approximately 1500 items, arranged by author in alphabetical order, not all of them yet prepared for access (on the procedure for access see the Editorial introduction , [jump to page] ; the catalogue description is not fully itemized, but lists all the correspondents and a good number of individual letters). However, all the interwar correspondence is accessible; most of it is transcribed in full or summarized as diary entries, with the exception of 20 letters from David H. Macgregor , Winston Churchill (two), Dennis Robertson , Robert Boothby (two), Horace B. W. Joseph , Frank William Taussig (two), Frank Pakenham (one to, one from), Allen Wallis , Ralph Hawtrey , H. C. A. O'Rorke (two), Harold Macmillan (three), and Lord Birkenhead (two).

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. IV-1238-1254

Miscellaneous correspondence, various subjects, 18 letters (most of which transcribed in full or summarized as diary entries), from 3 June 1931 to 1 November 1938, sent by Frank Coe , Robert Hall , Robert William Chapman , G. Gordon, Alan de Verd Leigh , Allen Wallis (two), Lindley Fraser , Wesley Mitchell (four), Alexander Loveday , Alwyn Terrell Petre Williams , A. D. Lindsay , Henry Mond ( Lord Melchett ), Josiah Stamp , O. Morgenstern . The folder also contains an Ms note with some calculations in Harrod's hand, a draft of Russell Bretherton 's "Note on the Law of Diminishing Elasticity of Demand", and a post-war letter.

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. IV-1263-1269

Correspondence (part of which summarized as diary entries) related to Harrod's letter to the Economist, 4 June 1932 ( 1932:2 , press item 1 )--a letter from an unidentified Member of Parliament--and his article in The Times of 4 November 1932 ( 1932:7 , press item 4 )--five letters from Barrington-Ward , the assistant editor, and one from Arthur Salter .

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. IV-1270-1303

Correspondence concerning the collective letter published in The Times on 10 March 1933 (Harrod 1933:1 , press item 5). Some adhesions or rejections are reproduced as diary entries, others were sent by Phelps Brown (Oxford), W. R. Scott (University of Glasgow), G. D. H. Cole (University College, Oxford), Caradog Jones (University of Liverpool), J. F. Rees (University College of South Wales), W. H. Whyle (University of Bristol), C. Braithwaite (University of Birmingham), H. Gaitskell (University College, London), J. W. F. Rowe (Cambridge), P. B. Whale (London School of Economics), G. W. Daniels and T. S. Ashton (Victoria University of Manchester), J. G. Smith (University of Birmingham), G. N. Clark (All Souls, Oxford), P. Sraffa (Cambridge), D. Knoop (Sheffield), E. C. Rhodes (LSE), E. Cannan (LSE; a copy of Cannan's letter is in CP 1033/63-65), H. A. Marquand, and A. Grey (University of Aberdeen). The folder also includes a list of 69 names of "anyone who seemed in the least degree eligible" to signing the collective letter, and the circular letter accompanying the letter to be sent to The Times, two letters from Godfrey Nicholson , three from Robert Barrington-Ward , one from James Meade , three from Joan Robinson , and a memorandum to The Times (essay 11).

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. IV-1304-1309

Correspondence concerning Harrod's article of 11 August 1938 for The Times ( 1938:11 , press item 22), from Richard Temple, Robert Boothby , Edward Robert Peacock , William Martin Wiggins , Robert Barrington-Ward , and an unidentified correspondent ("Basil"). Some of these letters are summarized as diary entries.

The folder also contains cuttings of the article and of the correspondence which subsequently developed in The Times (including Harrod's own 1938:12 , 1938:14 , 1938:19 , 1938:22 and 1939:5 , press items 23, 24, 27, 29 and 33, respectively), Financial Times (including Harrod's 1938:18 , press item 26), The Economist (including Harrod's 1938:17 , press item 25), and also cuttings of the second part of an article for the Manchester Guardian (Harrod 1937:11 , press item 15) and an articles in The Times reporting on Harrod's British Association presidential address ("Scope and Method of Economics", Harrod 1938:15 ).

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. IV-C/A

Materials relating to the population question, 1936-39. The folder contains a Ts by David Victor Glass , "Analysis of Proposed Inquiry into the Social and Economic Factors Affecting population Trends an England and Wales" (three pages, undated), a Ts by Charles Paton Blacker , being a letter to the editor of The Times on "The Dwindling Population", a "Questionnaire on Fertility" issued by the Population Investigation Committee, a printed presentation of the Bureau of Human Fertility, a reprint from the Oxford Medical Bulletin, and a newspaper cutting. It also contains 17 interwar letters. Some were sent by publishers inviting Harrod to write a book on population (two from the director of Thorton Butterworth, three from Geoffrey Faber , and one from a representative of Allen & Unwin), and two letters were sent by the literary editor of the Evening Standard, Paddy Monkhouse . Other correspondents were concerned with various aspects of the population problem: Baronesse Amellorie von der Goltz (three), C. P. Blacker , Margaret Pyke , Cora Hodson , three unidentified senders. The folder also contains later press cuttings and correspondence.

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. IV-C/B

The folder contains eight letters to Harrod's contributions to the Oxford English Dictionary, 1932-37, five of which are from J. M. Wyllie and the remainder from C. T. Onions . Some of these items are summarized as diary entries or cited in editorial notes.

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. IV-C/C

The folder contains more materials relating to the population issue: a draft of "The Population Problem in England and Wales", some papers relating to Nazi population policy (a typescript by Dr. Danzer on "Birth Policy and the Problem of Space", one by A. Moritz on "The Measures of National Socialism to Relieve the Economic Burden of the German Family", and one by Pg. Stüwe on "Aims and Work of the German Union for the Encouragement of Large Families"), a cutting of Harrod's "The End of an Experiment" ( 1936:9 ), and 11 letters, 1936-38, from < Haldane >, James Bonar , Patrick Monkhouse , Juliet Rhys Williams , Edmund Day , Lord Ebbisham , Duncan Duncan-Sandys , Alexander Morris Carr-Saunders , Geoffrey Faber , Ernest Barber, and an anonymous correspondent. Some of these letters are summarized as diary entries.

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. V-114

The folder contains miscellaneous materials (correspondence, invitations to meetings, three memoranda--dated 22 June 1925, 13 November 1925, and 17 November 1926-- and notes and drafts relating to their preparation) relating to Harrod's secretaryship of the British (later Royal) Institute of International Affairs research group on cartels. The correspondence (17 items, dated from 5 August 1925 to 15 February 1927) include letters from the National Federation of Iron and Steel Manufacturers, the International Labour Office (two), Arthur Steel-Maitland (the Minister of Labour), Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd, M. E. Cleeve (secretary of the BIIA), Francis Bourdillon (seven items, one being a circular letter to members of the group), Clement Jones (two letters), and two unidentified correspondents. Some of these have been summarized as diary entries. The folder also contains related correspondence not in Harrod's name (five items).

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. VI-1 to VI-92

The folders contains materials relating to Harrod's participation in the Bodleian Library Commission, 1930-31. They include correspondence with Harrod and other materials.

As to the correspondence, there are 36 letters from Kenneth Sisam (most of which being circular letters or notes accompanying other documents), four from Llevellin Woodward , 13 to and 15 from Henry Miers (the chairman of the Commission; some of these letters are summarized as diary entries), three from Edwin Stewart Craig and four from Douglas Veale (the registrars of Oxford University), three from and one to Alic Smith , three from Michael Sadler , one from Andrew Keogh (librarian at Yale), two from Frederick Dudden (the vice-chancellor of the University), two from Herbert Fisher , and three from Arthur Stanley George Butler (the architect).

The other materials relate to the state of the Bodleian Library and other libraries in Oxford (statutes, staff manuals, Bodleian Committee reports and memoranda, library Commission agendas), the working of the commission (including agendas and the minutes of a number of meetings), memoranda (including some preparatory notes) submitted by Harrod ("Intake", with preliminary Ms draft and calculations; "Capacity of the Broad St. Site for Stack"; "Addendum") and by other members of the commission, the notes taken by Harrod during the Commission's meetings and the visits to American and European libraries, some diary-like notes written by Harrod recording his and the Commission's majority respective positions, the majority report and Harrod's minority report ("Separate Report", 1931:1 , including a number of drafts), architectural drawings, and evidence supplied by others--in particular, users and librarians of a number of Oxford libraries (some in the form of letters to Sisam, the Commission's secretary, whose replies are sometimes preserved).

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. VI-93

Miscellaneous materials regarding Harrod's collaboration as examiner with the Civil Service Commission, 1934-37. It includes correspondence with Frederic Milner (seven letters), Leonard Blaikie , director of examinations (two letters sent by Milner and one printed form), and the academic registrar of the University of London, syllabi, copies of previous examinations, notes on standards, and regulations. Some of these items are summarized as diary entries.

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. VI-94-124

Correspondence and materials relating to Harrod's support for the Statistics (Population) Bill, 1937-38, which led to his writing three letters to the press ( 1937:17 , 1937:18 , and 1938:2 , press items 17, 18 and 19). The folder contains letters from Francis Fremantle (ten), Herbert Williams , Alexander Morris Carr-Saunders (four), Frederick William Pethick-Lawrence , David Victor Glass , Dingle Foot , Carlos Paton Blacker , Robert Barrington-Ward (seven), Geoffrey Dawson (sent by a Times employee), Frank Griffth , Dennis Robertson , and Arthur Salter ; it also contains later correspondence, eight letters relating to Harrod's letters in The Times, 23 June and 4 July 1942, on "The Birth-Rate. A Critic of the White Paper. Aid for the Family" and "The Birth-Rate". The folder also contains Ms notes in Harrod's hand, corrected drafts of the collective letter to The Times ( 1938:2 , press item 19 ), and a pamphlet by Salter on Statistics and the Public (1937).

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. VI-129-161

Correspondence and materials relating to Harrod's collaboration with the Parliamentary Monetary Committee and the Federation of Master Cotton Spinners' Associations, 1938-39. The folder contains the Finance Bill for 1939-40, a draft of the Parliamentary Monetary Committee's "Report for Session 1938-39" with comments and criticisms in Harrod's hand, a draft of the Federation of Master Cotton Spinners' Association pamphlet "National Defence. The Problem of Finance" (with some marks in the margin--probably by Harrod), a number of parliamentary questions to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and 23 items of correspondence, of which 19 letters from William Craven-Ellis (including one sent by his private secretary, a copy of a letter sent to John Simon , and the Chancellor of the Exchequer's reply) and four from Jack Shepherd .

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. VI-163-176

Documents relating to Harrod's involvement with the `popular front' in Oxfordshire, 1938-39 (see also HP VI-500-525). The folder contains 11 items of correspondence (some of which are summarized as diary entries) with R. F. Crosfield--chairman of the Mid-Bucks Liberal Association--(four letters), A. Holt (Oxford town clerk), Victor Finney (general secretary of the Council of Action for Peace and Reconstruction), Alexander Dunlop Lindsay , Cresswell Webb (two), George Douglas Howard Cole , and Frank Pakenham . It also contains drafts of a leaflet, in Harrod's hand and typed, a sketch of a political manifesto (here as essay 21), some correspondence addressed to A. D. Lindsay, a political programme drafted in the Chertsey Division, the Chertsey Charter, recent election results in Oxfordshire, the Labour Party's Immediate Programme (1937) and "A Supreme National Effort for Peace", a letter from Labour candidates to the National Executive of the Party, a circular letter from the Petition Committee, lists of acceptances and apologies concerning a popular front meeting and a memorandum issued on the occasion, Stafford Cripps 's "Letter and Memorandum to the Labour Party Executive".

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. VI-500-525

Miscellaneous documents (some of which are included or summarized in the present edition) relating to the electoral pact, 1938-39 (see also HP VI-163-176), including the October 1938 Oxford by-election. The folder includes correspondence from an unidentified member of Parliament and another unidentified correspondent, W. H. Gallop (the electoral agent of the Oxford Liberal candidate), Henry Scott-Stokes (three), the King's private secretary (Sir Alexander Hardinge), Archibald Sinclair (four), Robert Bower , Lord Strabolgi (two), Robert Cecil ( Viscount Cranborne ), Duff Cooper , Godfrey Nicholson , Harold Nicolson , George Dallas , Stafford Cripps (two), Robert Boothby , Hubert Duggan , Lord Birkenhead , Sidney Herbert , Richard Acland , J. A. Spender, Edward Spears , and a copy of a circular letter to dissident Conservatives sent by Harrod in February 1939.

The folder also includes notes in Harrod's hand, an address (also in Harrod's hand) from the chair of the inaugural meeting for the Oxford by-election, leaflets and other ephemera relating to the Oxford by election, cuttings of articles relating to the Oxford by-election (including Harrod's own 1938:20 , press item 28), to a national electoral pact and the Cripps affair (including Harrod's 1938:23 , also as a reprint, and 1939:2 , press items 30 and 31, respectively), a memorandum from a popular front conference in Oxfordshire, A. S. Knight's Travelyan Thesis "The Oxford City By-election: Appeasement and the Popular Front", and some related correspondence (1964).

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. VII G-1

Miscellaneous documents, 1935-36, regarding the organization and the political problems relating to Harrod's lecture on "The Choice of a Currency Policy" (here as essay 16) in Copenhagen. The folder contains a draft of the paper, copies of the issues of Anglodania in which the lecture was announced and the paper was eventually printed (January-March 1936, Harrod 1936:1 and 1936:2 ), and 13 items of correspondence (some of which are summarized as diary entries) with V. <Lasthein>, Secretary of the British Import Union in Copenhagen (three), Walter Runciman (President of the Board of Trade) and his secretary, T. St. Q. Hill (two) and R. Kelf-Cohen (both members of staff of the Board of Trade), Charles Bridge (Secretary-General of the British Council) (three), Henry Powell Croom-Johnson (secretary, Lecture Committee of the British Council), S. D. Waley of the Treasury.

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. VII G-2

Documents relating to the 1939 International Chamber of Commerce conference in Copenhagen, to which Harrod was invited but did not attend. The folder contains the resolutions of the previous conference (1937), a resolution adopted by the council on "Monetary Policy and Credit" in 1938, a letter from R. F. Wagner to Henry Morgenthau (Secretary of the United States Treasury) and the reply (both made public by the latter), a memo of the Transvaal Chamber of Mines, a report on monetary conditions presented at the Copenhagen congress, the Congress resolution on "Monetary Policy", and correspondence (partly summarized in diary entries) from P. V. Gavith, A. J. Limbebeer (two) (circular letters accompanying, and commenting upon, some of the above documents), Henry Strakosch (two), and Arthur Guinness (five).

Harrod papers, Chiba University of Commerce. VIII-142-201

The folder, containing mostly printed materials, also contain six letters from the Lecture Management Limited, London (one from Barbara Hayes, the others from M. L. Richey), regarding some lecture engagements, 1938-38. Some of these letters are summarized as diary entries.

Harrod-Woodruff collection, Georgetown University

Fifty-four letters and postcards from Douglas Woodruff to Harrod, most with their envelope, dated from 1922 to 1937 (there is also one letter dated 1946), most private. Concerning their respective activities (study and research, but also their personal interests and their involvement in Liberal politics: in particular, Woodruff informed Harrod of the activities of the Oxford University Liberal Club during Harrod's absence in Cambridge and Berlin, 1922-23) and those of mutual acquaintances. The letters also include arrangements for mutual visits. Woodruff describes his travel through the United States and Australia in 1924-25. Some of these letters are summarized as chronological entries.

Keynes and Harrod, letters and memoranda, University of Tokyo. Part I

Nineteen letters from John Maynard Keynes to Harrod, 1922-38, seven of which--concerning arrangements for visits and regarding the Economic Journal--are not included in this edition. This part also includes a letter from Walter Runciman to Keynes, one from Dr. Mysom to Keynes, and an offprint of Keynes's article on "The Policy of Food-Stuff and Raw Materials".

Keynes and Harrod, letters and memoranda, University of Tokyo. Part VI

Fifty-eight interwar letters and cards to Harrod, part of which are transcribed or summarized as diary entries in this edition. The following have been excluded: from J. H. Clapham (7 September 1922), F. Y. Edgeworth (20 April 1924; undated--being an invitation for luncheon), E. F. J. (13 February 1926), H. B. W. Joseph (6 May and 4 June 1926, 19 February 1930), Gerhard Nebel (four letters and one postcard, September 1923-September 1924, on philosophy), H. H. Price (11 June [1924]), D. H. Robertson (12 February 1926), A. Segall (one letter and three postcards, March 1923-October 1923), G. Stultz (29 September 1923), and J. M. Wyllie (29 July 1931). The collection also comprises 25 later items.

MacDougall private papers, not classified

Three letters from Harrod, September 1935 and July-August 1938, and two draft letters from Donald MacDougall , concerning MacDougall's fellowship and a paper; some items are summarized as diary entries.

Murray papers, Bodleian Library

Four letter from Harrod to Gilbert Murray (some of which summarized as chronological entries), from 1925 to 1931, plus four after war letters, 1945-56.

Four letters from Harrod to Lady Mary Murray (one of which summarized as chronological entry), from 1925 to 1936.

Oxford University Archives: Social Studies Report. FA4/18/2/2, p. 181

One letter from Harrod and R. S. Sayers to Margoliouth, 19 June 1937, concerning the examination of Richard Goodwin's thesis on the analysis of stock and flow of money in England and Whales since 1925 (the final positive examination report, in Harrod's hand, is in the same file, p. 194).

Oxford University Archives: Social Studies Research Committee, May 1938-June 1939. UR6/MS/3/1/1/1

One letter from Harrod to Douglas Veale , November 1937, concerning administrative matters.

Oxford University Archives: Social Studies Research Committee, May 1938-June 1939. UR6/MS/3/2

The folder contains 17 letters exchanged between Harrod, Douglas Veale (the University Registrar) and Tracy Kittredge of the Rockefeller Foundation, 1938-39, concerning financial details of the Rockefeller Grant, and P. W. S. Andrews 's, G. S. L. Shackle's and R. S. G. Rutherford's positions and stipends. Some of these are summarized as diary entries.

Sackville-West papers, British Library. Add. 68905

Seven letters and postcards from Harrod to Edward Charles Sackville-West , from October 1925 to November 1937. Concerning reciprocal visits, comments on some of Sackville-West's books, and Harrod's engagement. Some items are reported as diary entries.

Sheppard papers, King's College, Cambridge. File 2/94

One letter to John Tressider Sheppard , 21 October 1929, congratulating on Sheppard's election to vice-provost at King's College, Cambridge.

West papers, University of Tulsa. Series I

Two letters from Harrod to Henry Maxwell Andrews , 1920 and undated (but around the same period).

Woodruff papers, Georgetown University

Eighty-three letters (housed in Box 3, folder 23) and postcards (Box 3, folder 23a) from Harrod to Douglas Woodruff , dated from 1920 to 1931 (there are also two later items, dated 1945 and 1952). Most private, concerning their respective activities, and Woodruff's career; when preparing his first in modern history, Harrod informed Woodruff as to the progress of his studies, and regularly told him about his weekly or daily hours of work. During Woodruff's travel in the United States and Australia in 1924-25, Harrod informed him of his activities in Oxford and on Oxford life and politics. Several of these letters are summarized as chronological entries.

More letters from Woodruff to Harrod in HPBL, Add. 71613 and 72733.


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