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General correspondence, July 1995-Mar. 1996

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MS. Berlin 234

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Includes letters from and copies of letters to:
  1. (fols. 249-250, 258) Lord Beloff
  2. (fols. 200*, 230) Maria Brodsky, including an appreciation by Berlin of her husband Joseph Brodsky following his sudden death
  3. (fols. 67*, 72*) Miranda Carter, about Anthony Blunt
  4. (fol. 106) John Gray, about a review by Ernest Gellner of Gray's book on Berlin
  5. (fols. 32-46*, 58-63*, 86, 91, 146, 153-155*) Jonathan Haslam, about Haslam's book on E.H. Carr, including a draft of the chapter on Berlin's disputes with Carr
  6. (fols. 87-90, 211, 253-254, 263) Michael Ignatieff
  7. (fols. 244-245) Peggy Jay, about the death of Douglas Jay
  8. (fols. 156*, 161-162*) the Royal Opera House, about what Verdi's operas mean to Berlin
  9. (fols. 241-242*) Lilian Schapiro, including an appreciation by Berlin of her late husband Meyer Schapiro
  10. (fols. 17-27*, 31) Natasha Spender, Lady Spender, being a long and deep appreciation by Berlin of her late husband Stephen Spender, with her reply
  11. (fols. 85*, 98*) David Vital, about Berlin's cultivation of the Jewish community in America during World War 2
  12. (fols. 87-90*, 144-145*, 264*) Michael Walzer, about his review of Gray's book on Berlin
  13. (fols. 66, 71) R.O. Wilberforce, Baron Wilberforce
  14. (fol. 1) Bryan Wilson, about the setting up of the All Souls College Visiting Fellowships Scheme in the 1960s
with letters from
  1. (fol. 248) Tam Dalyell, about his obituary of Douglas Jay
  2. (fol. 195) Jean Floud
  3. (fols. 147-148) F.J.H. Haskell
  4. (fol. 77) Roger Hausheer
  5. (fols. 28, 177) Richard McKane
  6. (fol. 47) V.P. Mehta
  7. (fol. 212) Sir Claus Moser
  8. (fol. 180) Elisabeth Sifton
  9. (fol. 68) Isaac Stern
  10. (fols. 52-54) C.M. Taylor
and letters about:
  1. (fols. 207-212, 214-215, 217-218, 233-234) the Berlins' dinner party to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary

Dates

  • July 1995-Mar. 1996

Extent

272 Leaves

Conditions Governing Access

Closed, with the exception of items marked with an asterisk

Shelfmark

MS. Berlin 234

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom