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Keynes, Lydia Lopokova, 1892 - 1980 (wife of Baron Keynes, ballet dancer and actress)

 Person

Admin / Family structure

Wife of John Maynard Keynes.

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Collection of newspaper cuttings, 1951 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0272/BLM/19
Scope and Contents

Newspaper cuttings relating to: JMK's mother Florence, brother Geoffrey, wife Lydia and JMK himself including a Bertrand Russell memoir of JMK and Lytton Strachey and a postcard showing the Gwen Raverat portrait of JMK; GE Moore; Sir Roy Harrod; a review of Harold Nicolson's biography of JMK; and a Noel Annan article on contemporary British foreign policy.

Dates: 1951 - 1982
 Sub-Series

Correspondence between J.M. Keynes and his wife, Lydia Lopokova, 1918 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/190
Scope and Contents

This sub-series contains J.M. Keynes' letters to Lydia Lopokova Keynes, 1922-37 and 1940, bound in volumes and comprising PP/45/190/1-7. Lydia Lopokova Keynes' letters to J.M. Keynes, 1918-40, are housed loose in envelopes and comprise PP/45/190/8-46.

Dates: 1918 - 1940
 File

Correspondence from Lydia Lopokova Keynes, 1932-10-01 - 1938-01-09

Reference Code: GBR/0272/WJHS/1/58
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed, and 1 autograph postcard, signed.

Dates: 1932-10-01 - 1938-01-09
 File

Department of Applied Economics: Correspondence on establishment of the Department, 1944 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JRNS/4/10
Scope and Contents

The file contains correspondence, chiefly with Gerald Shove, on the establishment of the Department and the offer of the Directorship to JRNS, 1944-5. It also includes an autograph postcard signed from Lydia Keynes to JRNS, 4 Nov. 1946.

Dates: 1944 - 1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Stone 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 by persons other than the author. There is no access to such material for the time being.
 Item

GHWR, Lydia Lopokova Keynes and Michael Redgrave in 'A Lover's Complaint' by Shakespeare, 1930-12

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/91
Scope and Contents

Photograph of GHWR, Lydia Lopokova Keynes and Michael Redgrave in 'A Lover's Complaint' by Shakespeare, part of 'Beauty, Truth and Rarity: a masque of poetry, music and dancing' produced by GHWR for Lydia Lopokova Keynes at the Arts Theatre Club, London. Dimensions: 18.8 x 20.4 cm. Sleeve 41.

Dates: 1930-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
 File

GHWR, Raymond Mortimer, Leonard and Virginia Woolf and Lydia Lopokova Keynes, 1922 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/217
Scope and Contents

Modern reprint of a photograph of GHWR and Raymond Mortimer standing, Leonard and Virginia Woolf seated in front of them and Lydia Lopokova Keynes sitting on the ground in front of them, all in a group pose outside. Dimensions: 11.8 x 8.6 cm. Sleeve 116.

Dates: 1922 - 1927
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
 Item

John Maynard Keynes sitting with Lydia Lopokova Keynes and Roger Senhouse, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/568
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of John Maynard Keynes sitting to the right in a deckchair, wearing a hat, with his hands on his lap. Lydia Lopokova Keynes sits in a deckchair in the centre of the image. Roger Senhouse sits on a windowsill to the left, with his arms and legs crossed. All are sitting on the verandah of Ham Spray House and all are looking towards the camera.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
 Item

John Maynard Keynes sitting with Lydia Lopokova Keynes and Roger Senhouse, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/570
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of John Maynard Keynes sitting closest to the camera in a deckchair, wearing a hat, with his legs crossed and his hands on his lap. His face is mostly in shadow. Lydia Lopokova Keynes sits in a deckchair behind him, leaning forward, with her hands together in front of her. Roger Senhouse sits on a windowsill furthest from the camera. All are sitting on the verandah of Ham Spray House and all are looking towards the camera.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
 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.
 Fonds

Keynes: The Papers of Lydia Lopokova Keynes

Reference Code: GBR/0272/LLK
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises materials related to the performances of Lydia Lopokova Keynes, pieces of her writing, correspondence, and other items that chronicle her life, including photographs, diaries, scrapbooks and reminiscences by others. Although the collection covers a variety of topics, Lydia's professional interests have led to a concentration of items concerning the subjects of ballet and drama.

Dates: 1903 - 1986
 Item

Letter from Lydia Keynes to Edward Dent, 1951-10-15

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EJD/4/222
Scope and Contents

1 autograph postcard signed.

Dates: 1951-10-15
 Item

Letter from Lydia Lopokova Keynes to Frances Partridge, 1962-05-31

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/6/1/104
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1962-05-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Certain letters are closed under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998) because they contain sensitive information about living individuals. Researchers may apply in writing to the Archivist to see the closed material, stating the intended use and precise nature of the information requested. The Archivist and Frances Partridge's Literary Executor will then consider whether non-sensitive parts of the letter may be made available, and they will consult the author if necessary. Please be aware that this decision may take several weeks and may incur photocopying charges. A statement to this effect is given with each closed file.
 File

Letter from Lydia Lopokova Keynes to RSM, 1930-07-14

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RSM/3/16
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1930-07-14
 File

Letters from John Maynard and Lydia Lopokova Keynes to Vanessa Bell, 1922 - 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/341/3/3
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of 20 autograph letters signed from John Maynard Keynes.
Photocopy of 1 autograph letter signed from Lydia Lopokova Keynes.

Dates: 1922 - 1926
 File

Letters from Lydia Lopokova Keynes to Clive Bell, 1918 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/342
Scope and Contents

3 autograph letters signed and 4 autograph postcards signed. 1921-59 and undated.
Photocopies of 4 autograph letters signed. [1918]-1957.

Dates: 1918 - 1959
 File

Letters from Lydia Lopokova Keynes to GHWR, 1929 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/241
Scope and Contents

6 autograph letters signed and 2 autograph postcards signed. The file also contains a review of 'Beauty, Truth and Rarity: a masque of poetry, music and dancing' produced by GHWR for LLK, from 'London Evening Standard', 11 Dec. 1930.

Dates: 1929 - 1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
 File

Letters from Lydia Lopokova Keynes to JTS, 1926 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JTS/2/114
Scope and Contents

4 autograph letters signed and 2 autograph postcards signed.

Dates: 1926 - 1949
 File

Letters from various authors to Lyn [Irvine] Newman and Max Newman, 1929 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0272/BLM/6
Scope and Contents The file comprises photocopies of the following letters:- 3 autograph letters signed from Julian Bell to LN, undated;- 5 typed letters signed from John Maynard Keynes to LN, 10 May - 21 July 1941;- 1 typed letter signed from John Maynard Keynes to MN, 8 Aug. 1941;- 1 autograph letter signed and 4 autograph postcards signed from Lydia Lopokova Keynes to LN, 23 Feb. 1935 - Aug. 1966;- 4 autograph letters signed and 10 autograph postcards signed from Clive Bell to LN, 1 Aug....
Dates: 1929 - 1966
 File

Notes and extracts from the works of Shakespeare, 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0272/LLK/3/14
Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript documents in several hands, among them the hands of Lydia Lopokova Keynes, J.M. Keynes and Dennis Robertson.

Dates: 1942
 Sub-Series

Personal and business papers, 1900 - 1957-01

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AEF/3/1
Scope and Contents The series includes letters received, copies and carbons of AEF's outgoing letters, photographs, picture postcards, theatre programmes, telegrams, school and university examination papers, newspaper cuttings and documents relating to the League of Nations. Only significant correspondents are noted.The correspondence is mainly between Felkin and his mother, Mrs Amelia Felkin, his sister Winifred, his wife Joyce and his children Hugh and Penelope. Also included are letters from the...
Dates: 1900 - 1957-01
 Item

Photograph of Lydia Keynes and Richard Kahn, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0272/LLK/8/4
Scope and Contents

Modern reprint, 1990, of a photograph of Lydia Lopokova Keynes and R. F. Kahn, sitting in a garden.

Dates: 1930 - 1939
 File

Postcards from Lydia Keynes to Joan Robinson, 1935 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/7/241
Scope and Contents

Her correspondence comprises 2 postcards.

Dates: 1935 - 1941
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.
 Sub-Series

'Special Boxes', 1912-06 - 1929-10

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AEF/2/1
Scope and Contents The correspondence in the special boxes includes letters from Francis Birrell (2 autograph postcards signed, 1919), Noel Compton-Burnett (typescript copies, 1913-15), Ka Cox [Arnold-Forster] (6 autograph letters signed, 1927-9), Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson (4 autograph letters signed, 10 typed letters signed, c. 1912-27), E.M. Forster (1 autograph letter signed, 1919), Florence Hardy (8 autograph letters signed, 1919-20), Margaret Jourdain (11 autograph letters signed, 1919-29), John Maynard...
Dates: 1912-06 - 1929-10
 File

Untitled memoir of the garden at 6 The Grove, Highgate, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0272/REF/1/169
Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript memoir of the garden at 6 The Grove, Highgate and of REF's cultivation of poppies. Ends abruptly. On the reverse of the second sheet is a pencil sketch of 2 seated women [? Virginia Woolf and Lydia Lopokova Keynes].

Dates: 1920 - 1929

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