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Pigou, Arthur Cecil, 1877 - 1959 (economist)

 Person

Dates and places

1877-1959 Harrow; King's College, Cambridge

Sphere of activity

Economist

Other information

Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, 1902-59; Girdlers' Lecturer in Economics, 1904-8; Professor of Political Economy, 1908-43.

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondence between A. C. Pigou and RFK, 1947 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/13/83
Scope and Contents

The file comprises:-
- 5 autograph letters signed from A. C. Pigou to RFK, [1947-53];
- 1 copy typed letter from RFK to Pigou, 8 July 1947;
- 1 autograph letter signed from Pigou to E. A. G. Robinson, undated.


Dates: 1947 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Kahn papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. However, restrictions on access apply to some records, in view of the sensitivity of their contents. Some personal letters are restricted while the author is still living and may be read only with the author's written permission. Some material is reserved. In the College's opinion the contents of these files might be considered confidential or offensive by living people other than the author. There is no access to these files for the time being. Records with restricted access are noted throughout the catalogue.
 File

Correspondence between J.M. Keynes and A.C. Pigou, 1907 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/254
Scope and Contents

23 autograph letters, signed, 1 autograph postcard, signed to J.M. Keynes. 1907-43 and undated.
5 carbon typed letters, signed, from J.M. Keynes. 1928-43.
This file also contains 1 carbon typed letter, signed, from J.M. Keynes to Piero Sraffa, 18 June 1940.

Dates: 1907 - 1943
 File

Correspondence on the activities of the Council and its sub-committees, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/EA/1
Scope and Contents

This file contains exchanges, chiefly with H.D. Henderson, A.C. Pigou, L. Robbins, A. Rose and J. Stamp on such subjects as agricultural depression, public works, causes of unemployment, unemployment benefit, establishment of the Committee of Economists, dispute with Robbins over the wording of the Economists' report, the Committee on the Chinese Situation, 1930, and import duty on gold,1937. It also contains 2 cuttings on the formation of the Council, 1930.

Dates: 1930 - 1939
 File

Correspondence with Dennis H. Robertson, 1912 - 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/L/R
Scope and Contents This file includes several letters exchanged with D.H. Robertson as well as the following enclosures: 1 autograph letter, signed from A.C. Pigou to J.M. Keynes, undated [c.1916]; 1 autograph letter, signed from Dennis Robertson to Tom Marshall, 2 October 1926; 1 carbon typed letter from Dennis Robertson to Archie Rose, 18 October 1926; 1 autograph letter, signed from Archie Rose to J.M. Keynes, 2 November 1926; 1 sheet of notes by Joan Robinson on the proofs of 'General Theory ... ' 1936....
Dates: 1912 - 1938
 Sub-Series

Discursive correspondence with colleagues and others after publication, 1936-03 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/GTE/2
Scope and Contents

This sub-series covers debates with G. Haberler, R.F. Harrod, R.G. Hawtrey, H. Henderson, R.F. Kahn, S. Kuznets, A. Lerner, B. Ohlin, A.C. Pigou, D.H. Robertson, E.A.G. and J. Robinson.

Dates: 1936-03 - 1939
 File

'Economics of the short period', 1929 - 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/2/8
Scope and Contents

The file contains assorted papers relating to the redrafting for publication of RFK's Fellowship Dissertation, including dissertation reports by A. C. Pigou, D. H. Robertson and J. M. Keynes, 1930, and manuscript notes by A. Kahn; 2 autograph letters signed from A. C. Pigou to RFK about publication, [1930]; interviews with businessmen, newscuttings, notes and a draft of chapter VII 'Is the business man an economic man? i) marginal principle'.

Dates: 1929 - 1934
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Kahn papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. However, restrictions on access apply to some records, in view of the sensitivity of their contents. Some personal letters are restricted while the author is still living and may be read only with the author's written permission. Some material is reserved. In the College's opinion the contents of these files might be considered confidential or offensive by living people other than the author. There is no access to these files for the time being. Records with restricted access are noted throughout the catalogue.
 File

Essays, 1905-10-31

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/IN/1
Scope and Contents

Two autograph manuscript essays on index numbers, 1 marked by A. Marshall, 31 October 1905, and 1 autograph letter, signed from A.C. Pigou to J.M. Keynes crticising an unidentified essay submitted for inclusion in 'Economic Journal', undated.

Dates: 1905-10-31
 File

Essays on government indebtedness, 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/T/22
Scope and Contents

The essays in this file comprise: L.D. Drummond Fraser, 'Day to day government borrowing in wartime' (1917); R.H. Brand 'Problems relating to financing foreign governments' (an address to American Bankers Association, 26 September 1917) and a typescript, 'The war debt and the consumption of wealth' by A.C. Pigou, undated.

Dates: 1917
 File

'Keynes' [John Maynard Keynes], 1931 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NK/3/30/118
Scope and Contents

The file includes 1 autograph letter signed from John Maynard Keynes to Joan Robinson, 4 Sept. 1941; 1 typed letter signed from Lydia Lopokova Keynes to CK, 31 Jan. 1940; 2 autograph letters signed from Dennis Robertson to NK, 21 and 27 Oct. 1937; 1 autograph letter signed from NK to Robertson, 29 Oct. 1937; and 2 autograph letters signed from A. C. Pigou to NK, [Oct. 1937]

Dates: 1931 - 1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Kaldor papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre, by appointment. However, some material is reserved. In the College's opinion the contents of these files might be considered confidential or offensive by persons other than the author. There is no access to this material for the time being.
 Item

Letter from Arthur Cecil Pigou to JTS, 1903-07-24

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JTS/2/160
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1903-07-24
 File

Letters from Arthur Cecil Pigou to Joan Robinson, with related materials, 1932 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/7/347
Scope and Contents His correspondence file comprises: 13 letters to Joan Robinson. 1935 and n.d. [1932-39?]8 leaves autograph manuscript notes on Joan Robinson's writings (possibly a draft of 'Economics of Imperfect Competition'). Undated.2 letters to Sir Austin Robinson arranging a dinner in honour of him and his wife and on personal matters. [1934?].2 letters to R.F. Kahn on algebraic working and Joan Robinson's book. Undated.1 leaf of autograph manuscript notes by Joan Robinson....
Dates: 1932 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Note that reserved items in this series have been removed from the numerical sequence and stored separately in a box with JVR/16.
 File
 File

Letters from various authors to Mrs Sara Turing, 1956-11-26 - 1971-03-23

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AMT/A/10
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed and 4 typed letters signed from D. W. Davies, Ralph O. Erickson, E. T. Goodwin, Walter H. Lee, A. Lerner and A. C. Pigou to Mrs Turing. The letters contain recollections of AMT sent to Mrs Turing, before and after the publication of her biography, 'Alan M. Turing' (Heffer: Cambridge, 1959).

- 2 copies of review by N.A. Routledge in Cambridge Review, 11 June 1960, of Mrs Turing's biography.

Dates: 1956-11-26 - 1971-03-23
 File — Container: RFK/14/94

Papers by A. C. Pigou, 1927 - 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/14/94
Scope and Contents

The file comprises:
- 'Industrial Fluctuations' (London: Macmillan, 1927);
- off-print 'The elasticity of substitution', from the 'Economic Journal', Vol. XLIV, No. 174, June 1934.

Dates: 1927 - 1934
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Kahn papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. However, restrictions on access apply to some records, in view of the sensitivity of their contents. Some personal letters are restricted while the author is still living and may be read only with the author's written permission. Some material is reserved. In the College's opinion the contents of these files might be considered confidential or offensive by living people other than the author. There is no access to these files for the time being. Records with restricted access are noted throughout the catalogue.
 File

Papers relating to 'Economics of imperfect competition', 1930 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/16/1
Scope and Contents

The file comprises correspondence, autograph manuscript notes, equations and diagrams exchanged with RFK in working out ideas for her book 'Economics of imperfect competition', with 6 autograph letters signed from A. C. Pigou and 1 autograph letter signed from Colin Clark to RFK on the subject.

Dates: 1930 - 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Kahn papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. However, restrictions on access apply to some records, in view of the sensitivity of their contents. Some personal letters are restricted while the author is still living and may be read only with the author's written permission. Some material is reserved. In the College's opinion the contents of these files might be considered confidential or offensive by living people other than the author. There is no access to these files for the time being. Records with restricted access are noted throughout the catalogue.
 File

Papers relating to holidays in Switzerland and the Lake District, 1936 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/19/3
Scope and Contents

The file contains correspondence, accounts, hotel brochures and postcards concerning mountaineering holidays in Switzerland and the Lake District, including notes by Piero Sraffa and A. C. Pigou.

Dates: 1936 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Kahn papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. However, restrictions on access apply to some records, in view of the sensitivity of their contents. Some personal letters are restricted while the author is still living and may be read only with the author's written permission. Some material is reserved. In the College's opinion the contents of these files might be considered confidential or offensive by living people other than the author. There is no access to these files for the time being. Records with restricted access are noted throughout the catalogue.
 Fonds

Pigou: Papers Relating to Arthur Cecil Pigou

Reference Code: GBR/0272/ACP
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters written by ACP, memoirs and publications about ACP.

Dates: 1957 - 1992
 File

Reports to the Fellowship electors, 1907 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/TP/4
Scope and Contents

Typescript reports to the electors to Fellowships by A.N. Whitehead, W.E. Johnson and A.C. Pigou on J.M. Keynes' 1907 dissertation, with correspondence between W.H. Macaulay and J.M. Keynes on same, 1907-8 ; typescript report by A.N. Whitehead and W.E. Johnson on 1908 submission, 1909.

Dates: 1907 - 1909
 File

'S[ub]-C[ommi]ttee Papers (E[conomists'] P[apers])', 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NK/8/5
Scope and Contents

The file contains assorted 'documents' and memoranda, including an undated autograph letter signed from A. C. Pigou.

Dates: 1952
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Kaldor papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre, by appointment. However, some material is reserved. In the College's opinion the contents of these files might be considered confidential or offensive by persons other than the author. There is no access to this material for the time being.
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Surnames Pi-Pl, 1933 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/CO/7
Scope and Contents This file comprises:Pigou, A.C., 'Analytical account of the general economic movement in UK between the Armistice and the restoration of the Gold Standard', 1942 - typescript and correspondence, 1942-3 (former reference CO/8); Playfair, E.W., 'A history of the UK's American debt 1914-19' - typescript and correspondence, 1933 (former reference CO/5); Plesch, [first name unknown] - letter of criticism relating to the [untitled] book written by the brother of Janos Plesch (J.M....
Dates: 1933 - 1943
 File

Writing correspondence, 1925 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/TM/1/2
Scope and Contents

Correspondence in discussion with colleagues on the writing in progress and at proof stage. Includes correspondence with R.G. Hawtrey, R.F. Kahn, A.C. Pigou, D.H. Robertson, O.M.W. Sprague and W.W. Stewart. Correspondence with D.H. Robertson also included discussion of Keynes' 'Banking policy and the price level' (1926).

Dates: 1925 - 1930

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