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General correspondence, Jan.-June 1995

MS. Berlin 233
Held at the Weston Library

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Includes letters from and copies of letters to:

  1. (fols. 139-140, 158) James Billington
  2. (fols. 172-177, 183-186, 207-210, 219-221) Jonathan Dancy, about the difficulty of moral choices in extreme situations
  3. (fols. 2, 218) John Gray, about Gray's book on Berlin
  4. (fols. 145-147, 241-243) Michael Ignatieff
  5. (fols. 78-83) George Ireland, about a draft obituary of Sir William Hayter by Ireland
  6. (fol. 254) Tatyana Matskovsky [a cousin], about the passage about alleged spying activities by Berlin in the Kostyrchenko book
  7. (fols. 8-10, 77) John Russell, about an article on the Anna Akhmatova Museum in St Petersburg
  8. (fol. 6) Elisabeth Sifton
  9. (fols. 95-101, 115-116) Elinor and Robert Slater, about an intended entry about Berlin in a book on 'Great Jewish Men', including comments by Berlin on a draft entry, and answers to questions on his Jewish identity
  10. (fols. 17-31, 85, 150-156, 159) Robert Wokler, about Gray's book on Berlin, including a draft of Wokler's review
  11. (fols. 259, 262, 264-291, 294, 297-302) Bryan Wilson, about the setting up of the All Souls College Visiting Fellowships Scheme in the 1960s
  12. (fols. 5, 13-14, 109-111) F.S. Worms, about Zionist politics in wartime Washington

with letters from

  1. (fols. 86, 167, 258) Roger Hausheer
  2. (fols. 194-195) Derek Hill
  3. (fol. 263) Richard McKane
  4. (fol. 135) Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin
  5. (fol. 90) Anatoly Naiman
  6. (fol. 253) Beata Polanowska-Sygulska

and a letter about:

  1. (fols. 198-200) a passage about alleged spying activities by Berlin in the Soviet Union in 1945, in a book Imprisoned by the Red Pharaoh: Political Persecution of Jews in the USSR during Stalin's last decade by G. Kostyrchenko


  • Creation: Jan.-June 1995


304 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Berlin 233

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom