Keynes, Lydia Lopokova, 1892 - 1980 (wife of Baron Keynes, ballet dancer and actress)
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Wife of John Maynard Keynes.
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
1 autograph letter, signed, and 1 autograph postcard, signed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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]
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.
1 autograph postcard signed.
1 autograph letter signed.
1 autograph letter signed.
Photocopies of 20 autograph letters signed from John Maynard Keynes.
Photocopy of 1 autograph letter signed from Lydia Lopokova Keynes.
3 autograph letters signed and 4 autograph postcards signed. 1921-59 and undated.
Photocopies of 4 autograph letters signed. -1957.
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.
4 autograph letters signed and 2 autograph postcards signed.
Autograph manuscript documents in several hands, among them the hands of Lydia Lopokova Keynes, J.M. Keynes and Dennis Robertson.
Modern reprint, 1990, of a photograph of Lydia Lopokova Keynes and R. F. Kahn, sitting in a garden.
Her correspondence comprises 2 postcards.
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].
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.