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Kahn, Richard Ferdinand, 1905 - 1989 (Baron Kahn, economist)

 Person

Dates and places

1905-89 St. Paul's and King's College, Cambridge

Sphere of activity

Economist

Other information

Fellow, King's College, Cambridge 1930-89; temporary civil servant in various government departments, 1939-46; Professor of Economics, University of Cambridge, 1951-72.

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

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1934, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/A/34
Scope and Contents This file contains the articles: 'Can America spend its way into recovery?', autograph manuscript partly in the hand of R.F. Kahn, typescript, clipping; 'Is the economic system self-adjusting?', typescript, clipping; 'Mr. Roosevelt's economic experiments. The dual policy', clipping; 'Open letter to President Roosevelt', autograph manuscript; 'President Roosevelt's gold policy', proof; 'Roosevelt's economic experiments', clipping; 'Shaw on Wells on Stalin', autograph manuscript, typescript,...
Dates: 1934
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'A rejoinder to Mr. D.H. Robertson', 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/EJ/6/7
Scope and Contents

A galley proof for the article annotated by J.M. Keynes and R.F. Kahn, with a letter of criticism from R.F. Kahn, 15 August 1931

Dates: 1931
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'Analysis of Monopoly Value', 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/1/3/2
Scope and Contents Autograph manuscript, headed as in title, with autograph corrections and alterations in ink and blue crayon, and autograph comments and footnotes added in pencil. There are also autograph annotations and alterations in other hands, tentatively identified as those of Austin Robinson (fol. 6, pencil and blue crayon, fol. 7, pencil) and Richard Kahn (fols. 7, 8 and 9, ink). Joan Robinson has inscribed fol. 1 in blue crayon "E. & O. E." [Errors and Omissions Excepted]. This paper records an...
Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to some material in this collection is restricted while the author is still living, on the ground that it touches on their private or professional concerns. Other material has been reserved because, in the College's opinion, the contents of these files might be considered confidential, or offensive, by living people other than the author. Further information about such restrictions will be provided in the records of relevant items and files.
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Arrangements for AMT's teaching position at King's College, 1939-12-10 - 1954-06-28

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AMT/A/35
Scope and Contents

The file contains 5 autograph letters signed, 3 typed letters signed and 1 autograph postcard signed, between AMT, R. F. Kahn, J. M. Keynes, G. H. W. Rylands, J. T. Sheppard and others relating to the financial arrangements for AMT's teaching position in King's College.

Dates: 1939-12-10 - 1954-06-28
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'Australia', 1948 - 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NK/3/123
Scope and Contents

The file includes material relating to NK's work at the Commonwealth Reserve Bank of Australia in Sydney, 1963 and correspondence with R. F. Kahn, J. Tinbergen, Sidney Dell, M. V. Posner, and K. Berrill.

Dates: 1948 - 1986
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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'Cambridge Economics and the Balance of Payments', 1974-04-17 - 1974-04-18

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/14/3/9
Scope and Contents

Two articles from the Times, with two copies of the latter.

Dates: 1974-04-17 - 1974-04-18
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to some material in this collection is restricted while the author is still living, on the ground that it touches on their private or professional concerns. Other material has been reserved because, in the College's opinion, the contents of these files might be considered confidential, or offensive, by living people other than the author. Further information about such restrictions will be provided in the records of relevant items and files.
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Correspondence between J.M. Keynes and János Plesch, 1939 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/255
Scope and Contents 4 autograph letters, signed, and 9 typed letters, signed, to J.M. Keynes. 1939-46.28 carbon typed letters, signed, from J.M. Keynes. 1939-46.This file also contains 1 carbon typed letter, signed, from J.M. Keynes to Dr. A. Hanton, 14 Mar. 1939; 2 carbon typed letters, signed, from J.M. Keynes to R.F. Kahn, 6 and 20 Apr. 1939; 1 typed letter, signed, from R.F. Kahn to J.M. Keynes, 17 Apr. 1939; the typescript curriculum vitae of Professor Ehrenhaft, 1939; a pathology report on J.M....
Dates: 1939 - 1946
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Correspondence between Joan Robinson and J.H. Williamson, 1964-09 - 1966-11

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/7/474
Scope and Contents This file comprises correspondence between Williamson and Joan Robinson, with R.F. Kahn and Robin Marris intervening. It includes:3 letters from Joan Robinson to R.F. Kahn. September-November 1966.1 autograph manuscript note from Joan Robinson to R.F. Kahn. September-November 1966.6 pages autograph manuscript calculations by Joan Robinson. September-November 1966.3 letters from John Williamson to Joan Robinson. September-November 1966.2 letters from John Wiliamson to R.F....
Dates: 1964-09 - 1966-11
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

Correspondence between Joan Robinson and R.F. Kahn, with related papers, 1930 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/7/228
Scope and Contents

This sub-series comprises letters exchanged between R.F. Kahn, Joan Robinson and a number of other economists. It also includes a small number of articles by R.F. Kahn concerning employment, wages and prices as well as notes by both R.F. Kahn and Joan Robinson.

Dates: 1930 - 1974
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.
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Correspondence between Lydia Lopokova Keynes and Henri Dorra, 1956 - 1957-09-11

Reference Code: GBR/0272/LLK/5/62
Scope and Contents

3 typed letters, signed, to Lydia Lopokova Keynes. 1956.
Autograph manuscript draft letter from Lydia Lopokova Keynes. [1956].
This file also contains an autograph manuscript draft on behalf of Lydia Lopokova Keynes in an unidentified hand, [1956]; and 1 carbon typed letter from R.F. Kahn to Henri Dorra, 11 Sept. 1957.

Dates: 1956 - 1957-09-11
 Sub-Series

Correspondence between Lydia Lopokova Keynes and R.F. Kahn, 1934 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0272/LLK/5/118
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series includes exchanges with family, friends and colleagues on a variety of topics. Substantial amounts of letters were exchanged with the Keynes family, but correspondents also included those whom Lydia knew in the dance world, such as fellow ballerina Margot Fonteyn, the artistic director of the Ballet Russe, Leon Bakst, and André Derain. The Bloomsbury circle is also represented, with correspondents including Clive and Vanessa Bell, T.S. Eliot, E.M. Forster, Roger Fry, David and...
Dates: 1934 - 1972
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Correspondence between Richard Kahn and NGA, 1944-05-31 - 1986-01-08

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NGA/5/1/531
Scope and Contents

This file comprises:-
18 autograph letters signed and 5 typed letters signed from Richard Kahn to NGA. 31 May 1944 - 8 Jan. 1986
2 photocopy autograph letters signed from Richard Kahn to the King's College Provost and First Bursar. 12 and 16 Nov. 1973
15 carbon typed letters from NGA to Richard Kahn. 6 Sept. 1968 - 8 Jan. 1976.


Dates: 1944-05-31 - 1986-01-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some files are closed because they contain personal information. Most files which are marked as restricted access can be read with the written permission of the author. All other files may be consulted in the Archive Centre following the standard registration procedures.
 File — Container: KCS/89

Correspondence concerning amendments to Statutes and Ordinances, 1951 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCS/89
Scope and Contents

File includes letters from R. F. Kahn.

Dates: 1951 - 1960
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some records contain personal information as defined under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998) and will be reserved.
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Correspondence concerning publication of essay on method of index numbers, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/IN/7
Scope and Contents

One typed letter, signed, and a typescript note from Max Lacroix to R.F. Kahn returning J.M. Keynes' essay on the method of index numbers, commenting on its contents and suitability for publication and 1 carbon typed letter from R.F. Kahn to M. Lacroix acknowledging receipt of the essay.

Dates: 1947
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Correspondence concerning the investments of Rachel Rostas, 1954 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NK/14/10
Scope and Contents

The file contains correspondence between NK, R. F. Kahn and S. G. Warburg and Co. Ltd.

Dates: 1954 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: This file is reserved.
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Correspondence of Jan Drewnowski, 1956 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/7/125
Scope and Contents

His correspondence comprises:
5 letters to Joan Robinson on personal matters. 1956.
1 cyclostyled typed copy of a letter and 1 typscript copy of another letter to R.F. Kahn. 1956-7.
2 carbon typed letters from R.F. Kahn. 1957.


Dates: 1956 - 1957
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.
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Correspondence with Richard F. Kahn, 1928 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/L/K
Scope and Contents This file includes several letters exchanged with R.F. Kahn as well as the following enclosures: an article titled 'Kinetic theory of capital and interest' by Montgomery D. Anderson, 1933; 1 autograph letter, signed, from E.A.G. Robinson to J.M. Keynes, 4 October 1938; 1 autograph letter, signed, from J.T. Sheppard to J.M. Keynes, 8 August 1939; 1 carbon typed letter from R.F. Kahn to J.N. Rosa, 17 February 1942; correspondence between J.M. Keynes and D. Eccles, February-March 1943; 1 carbon...
Dates: 1928 - 1946
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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
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Discursive correspondence with colleagues and others before publication, 1931 - 1936-02

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

This file covers debates with R.B. Bryce, A. Cairncross, R.F. Harrod, R.G. Hawtrey, R.F. Kahn, D.H. Robertson, E.A.G. and J. Robinson and G. Shove.

Dates: 1931 - 1936-02
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Drafts, proofs and clippings of articles by various contributors to the journal, 1921 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/EJ/7
Scope and Contents This file comprises:Autograph manuscript reviews by E. Schwiedland, much amended in another hand, of R. Bondam, 'Le mal sociale et ses remedes' (1920); V. Mataja, 'Die reklame' (1920); W. Mitscherlich, 'Der Nationalismus westeuropas' (1920); J. Wolf, 'Valuta und Finanznot in Deutschland' (1920) and W. Koppers, 'Die Anfange des menschlichen gemeinschaftslebens' (1921) [published in vol.XXXI, no.121, March 1921]. (former reference EJ/3)Clipping review by R.G. Hawtrey of G.F. Knapp,...
Dates: 1921 - 1937
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Geoffrey Keynes' correspondence, relating chiefly to Roy Harrod's biography of J.M. Keynes, 1946 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/92
Scope and Contents

This file includes 20 letters from Roy Harrod, 1948-65; 1 letter from David Garnett, 1949; 1 letter from Florence Ada Keynes, 1949; 1 letter from John Hayward, 1946; 1 letter from Duncan Grant, 1958; and 1 letter from Roy Harrod to R.F. Kahn, 1950.

Dates: 1946 - 1965
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GHWR at an exhibition of work by Ramsey and Muspratt, 1930 - 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/228-34
Scope and Contents Photographs of GHWR at an exhibition of work by Ramsey and Muspratt, 1976, including in conversation with R. F. Kahn, Joan Robinson and Lettice Ramsey; also, portrait photographs of Vanessa Bell, Virginia Woolf and Angelica Garnett, 1932, GHWR and Norman Higgins, 1930s, all by Ramsey and Muspratt. The photographs were taken mainly Cambridge. Modern reprints, several mounted on card, 16.2 x 12.6 cm (GHWR/5/228, 231), 12.6 x 16.2 cm (GHWR/5/229-30), 26.8 x 21.2 cm (photograph 25 x 19.9 cm)...
Dates: 1930 - 1976
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.
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GHWR, R. F. Kahn, Nora David and Nicholas David, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/273
Scope and Contents

Out of focus photograph of GHWR, R. F. Kahn and Nora David, with Nicholas David in a pram, on the path leading to the Back Gate, King's College, Cambridge. Dimensions: 13 x 8.6 cm. Sleeve 136.

Dates: 1939
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.
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Interview with Richard Ferdinand Kahn, 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/P/3/8
Scope and Contents

Cassette tape of Marjorie Turner's interview of Richard Ferdinand Kahn.
To request this document please use call mark: Misc. 30/16/8.

Dates: 1986
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to some material in this collection is restricted while the author is still living, on the ground that it touches on their private or professional concerns. Other material has been reserved because, in the College's opinion, the contents of these files might be considered confidential, or offensive, by living people other than the author. Further information about such restrictions will be provided in the records of relevant items and files.
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Introduction to essays by Richard Kahn, 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/1/8
Scope and Contents

Carbon typescript, headed 'Introduction', apparently intended for a collection or selection of R.F. Kahn's essays. Typist's errors corrected in manuscript by Joan Robinson (and, on fol. 3, in another hand). 7 leaves, flimsy A4, no watermark. Possibly for R.F. Kahn's, 'Lloccupazione e la crescita', Turin, (1976).

Dates: 1976
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to some material in this collection is restricted while the author is still living, on the ground that it touches on their private or professional concerns. Other material has been reserved because, in the College's opinion, the contents of these files might be considered confidential, or offensive, by living people other than the author. Further information about such restrictions will be provided in the records of relevant items and files.
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