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Weeks - Weisgal, 1943-1995

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MS. Berlin 287

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Comprises letters from and copies of letters to:

(fols. 1-61) Edward Weeks, 1949-1980, predominantly about publishing matters for the Atlantic Monthly , including letters about:
  1. (fols. 1-6) the publication of Berlin's article on Winston Churchill, 1949
  2. (fols. 24-37) the publication of Berlin's article on F.D. Roosevelt, 1955
  3. (fols. 51-61) extracts about Berlin from a draft autobiographical work by Weeks, 1979-1980
(fols. 62-155) A.G. Weidenfeld, Baron Weidenfeld of Chelsea, 1948-1995, predominantly about publishing matters for Weidenfeld & Nicolson, including letters about:
  1. (fols. 69, 80-81, 83-88, 93-100) the publication of and reaction to Berlin's The Hedgehog and the Fox: An Essay on Tolstoy 's View of History , 1952-1953
  2. (fols. 142-146) Berlin's recollections of his first meeting with Meyer Weisgal, correcting the relevant passage of Weisgal's memoirs, 1971
(fols. 156-270) M.W. Weisgal, 1943-1974, predominantly concerning the Weizmann Institute and Archives, including letters about:
  1. (fols. 218-222, 226-230) Berlin's article on Weizmann for Chaim Weizmann, 1962
  2. (fols. 261-262) Lewis Namier's conversion to Christianity, 1971

Dates

  • 1943-1995
  • 1949-1980
  • 1949
  • 1955
  • 1979-1980
  • 1948-1995
  • 1952-1953
  • 1971
  • 1943-1974
  • 1962
  • 1971

Extent

270 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Berlin 287

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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