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General correspondence, 1991

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MS. Berlin 227

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Includes letters from and copies of letters to:
  1. (fols. 184-185*, 188*, 191-192*, 265*) Neil Berry, about the the involvement of the CIA in the funding of Encounter
  2. (fol. 361) John Julius Cooper, 2nd Viscount Norwich
  3. (fols. 242-250*) W.J. Norman, about Norman's article on 'Taking “Free Action” Too Seriously', including references to Berlin's liberalism
  4. (fol. 346*) the editor of [the Oxford Magazine?], about a review of Oxford 1919-39 in which Berlin is accused of gross exaggeration in accounts of attacks by 'athletes' on 'aesthetes', including specific examples of such cases as recalled by Berlin
  5. (fols. 18-19, 24-25, 34, 50-51*, 65-71*) Louis Rapoport, about the Gulf War, especially Iraqi attacks on Israel; Victor Rothschild, Flora Solomon, and Soviet espionage; and Rapoport's article on Zionist politics in wartime Washington
  6. (fols. 166*, 169-183*) Frederick Rosen, about liberalism
  7. (fols. 7-8) Elisabeth Sifton
  8. (fols. 10-11*, 43-44*, 46-47*, 59-62*, 79-83*, 100-102*, 109-110*) Claude Galipeau, about Berlin's liberalism and pluralism, his views on the political situation in Israel, and on religious segregation in schools
  9. (fols. 106*, 111-112*, 144*) Arnold Weinstock, about a definition of music
  10. (fols. 15-16*, 21) Kyril Zinovieff, about Zionism and Israel
  11. (fols. 359-360*) the editor of an unidentified journal, in response to an article on Soviet Jewish immigrants to Israel
with letters from
  1. (fols. 194-197) Lidiya Chukovskaya, discussing Anna Akhmatova, including corrections to factual errors in Berlin's essay on 'Meetings with Russian Writers'
  2. (fols. 20, 23, 31, 48, 204) Roger Hausheer
  3. (fols. 310, 324, 334) Nina Koroleva and Svetlana Kovalenko, about a research project on 'Russian Emigration in England'
  4. (fols. 298-302*, 315*) the London Library, about Berlin's introduction to their 150th Anniversary Lectures, including a draft
  5. (fol. 369) Nina Mamaeva, about Anna Akhmatova
  6. (fols. 145-146, 151-156, 168) Richard McKane
  7. (fol. 73) Yehudi Menuhin
  8. (fol. 5) John Murray
  9. (fol. 39) Anatoly Naiman
  10. (fol. 189, 281) Conor Cruise O'Brien
  11. (fols. 271-274) A.M. Quinton, Baron Quinton
  12. (fol. 32-33, 84) Elisabeth Sifton
  13. (fol. 107) Isaac Stern
  14. (fol. 282) Beata Polanowska-Sygulska
and letters about:
  1. (fols. 217-221*) Berlin's meetings with Anna Akhmatova
  2. (fols. 222-41*) informal meetings at All Souls College to talk about memories of the College, including transcripts of meetings containing contributions by Berlin
  3. (fols. 3-4, 32-33, 37, 49, 77-78, 84, 99, 119, 163, 165, 261) Berlin's The Crooked Timber of Humanity

Dates

  • 1991

Extent

370 Leaves

Conditions Governing Access

Closed, with the exception of items marked with an asterisk

Shelfmark

MS. Berlin 227

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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