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Waley, Arthur David, 1889 - 1966 (orientalist)

 Person

Dates and places

Arthur David Waley was born Arthur David Schloss, son of the economist David Frederick Schloss. In 1914, he changed his name to Waley, his mother's family name. He attended Rugby School, and was admitted to King's College, Cambridge on 10 Oct. 1907. He studied Classics, and was awarded his B.A. in 1910.

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Arthur Waley sitting alone, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/684
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Arthur Waley sitting in an armchair with books behind him, looking towards the camera. He holds a pipe in his right hand and rests it on his knee.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Arthur Waley sitting alone, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/118
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Arthur Waley sitting in a large armchair with shelves of books behind him. He holds a pipe in his right hand and looks towards the camera.

Dates: 1928
 File

Correspondence between J.M. Keynes and G.H. Luce, 1910 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/193
Scope and Contents 68 autograph letters, signed, and 6 autograph postcards, signed, several including poems within the text. 1910-30 and undated.This file also includes 1 autograph letter, signed, from Cecil Taylor to J.M. Keynes, 27 Apr. 1915; 2 autograph letters, signed, from Francis [? Birrell] to J.M. Keynes. 19 May 1915 and undated; 1 autograph letter, signed, 1 typed letter, signed, and 1 autograph manuscript note and 1 TS note from Arthur Waley to J.M. Keynes, 1916-19; 1 autograph letter, signed...
Dates: 1910 - 1930
 Item

Dora Carrington sitting with Janie Bussy, Paul Hyslop and Arthur Waley, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/116
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Janie Bussy sitting with her back to the camera at a table laid with teacups and teapots on the lawn of Ham Spray house. To the right nearest the camera sits Arthur Waley, with a pipe in his mouth, also with his back to the camera. Dora Carrington sits to the right of the group at the table, with her left hand raised to her face. Paul Hyslop sits furthest from the camera, with his right hand reaching across his chest to his jacket pocket, looking to the left.

Dates: 1928
 Item

Janie Bussy sitting with Paul Hyslop and Arthur Waley, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/117
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Paul Hyslop sitting to the left on a lawn with trees in the background. His arms are stretched out beside him and he looks towards the camera. Next to him sits Arthur Waley, looking towards the camera, with his hands holding his raised knees. Janie Bussy sits to the right, with her left hand resting on her leg, looking towards the camera. A man obscured by shadow to the far left might be Lytton Strachey. A rug with a picnic is spread in front of them.

Dates: 1928
 File

Letter from Arthur Waley to Clive Bell, 1917-12-24

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/651
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of 1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1917-12-24
 File

Letter from Arthur Waley to JDH

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JDH/26/102
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed, introducing Hsiao Chien.

 Item

Letter from Arthur Waley to JTS, 1945-12-14

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JTS/2/214
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1945-12-14
 File

Letters from Arthur Waley, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0272/WJHS/1/103
Scope and Contents

3 autograph letters, signed.

Dates: 1945
 File

Letters removed from the minute book of the Caroline Club, 1914 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0272/BLM/15
Scope and Contents

The file comprises:
- 1 autograph letter signed from Arthur Waley to Francis Birrell, 8 Dec 1914, with envelope;
- 1 autograph letter signed from Justin Brooke to David Garnett, 17 Feb 1915, with envelope.

Dates: 1914 - 1915
 Item

Lytton Strachey and Dora Carrington sitting with others at Ham Spray House, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/715
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey and Dora Carrington sitting at the far side of a table set in the back garden of Ham Spray House. To the right and left of the table sit two men, one of whom is identified in Frances Partridge's index as Arthur Waley.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Arthur Waley and Janie Bussy, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/119
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting at a table spread with teacups and cake on the lawn of Ham Spray House. He wears a hat and looks towards the camera. Janie Bussy sits in the centre of the group, with her hands resting on her lap, looking towards the camera. Arthur Waley sits to the right nearest the camera. His left hand rests on his thigh and he looks downward to the left.

Dates: 1928
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Lytton Strachey sitting with Paul Hyslop, Arthur Waley and Janie Bussy, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/120
Scope and Contents Snapshot of Paul Hyslop sitting at the left-hand end of a table spread with teacups and teapots on the lawn of Ham Spray House. His hands are stretched out to cut something on a dish on the table, and he looks towards the camera. Lytton Strachey sits next to him, wearing a hat, holding a teacup in his raised right hand, looking towards the camera. Janie Bussy sits next to Lytton, with her hands holding something in front of her, looking towards the camera. Arthur Waley sits at the right-hand...
Dates: 1928
 Item — Container: BLM/14

Minute book of 'The Caroline Club', 1914 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0272/BLM/14
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Material relating to Bloomsbury figures for whom there is not an existing collection, or relating to more than one of the Bloomsbury collections.
Contains BLM/1-19, and publications.

Dates: 1914 - 1915
 Item

Postcard from Arthur Waley to E.M. Forster

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/18/571
Scope and Contents

1 autograph postcard, signed, to E.M. Forster.
To request this envelope, please use the following call mark: 18/Waley

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