Kahn, Richard Ferdinand, 1905 - 1989 (Baron Kahn, economist)
Dates and places
1905-89 St. Paul's and King's College, Cambridge
Sphere of activity
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 18 Collections and/or Records:
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.
3 typed letters, signed, to Lydia Lopokova Keynes. 1956.
Autograph manuscript draft letter from Lydia Lopokova Keynes. .
This file also contains an autograph manuscript draft on behalf of Lydia Lopokova Keynes in an unidentified hand, ; and 1 carbon typed letter from R.F. Kahn to Henri Dorra, 11 Sept. 1957.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Geoffrey Keynes' correspondence, relating chiefly to Roy Harrod's biography of J.M. Keynes, 1946 - 1965
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.
1 carbon typed letter from R.F. Kahn.
1 autograph letter, signed.
2 autograph letters, signed. 21 Oct. 1948 and 26 May 1949.
This file also contains 1 carbon typed letter, signed, from R.F. Kahn to Roy Harrod, 5 April 1950.
Correspondence and related papers including a discussion with T. Balogh, R. Boothby, B. Bracken, H. Clay, R.F. Kahn, P.C. Loftus, F. Phillips, E.A.G. Robinson and J. Stamp; an autograph manuscript and typescript memoranda by J.M. Keynes on exchange policy and autograph manuscript notes for a talk on the rate of interest given by J.M. Keynes to the Parliamentary Monetary Committee, 20 March 1940.
This sub-series includes correspondence, chiefly with R.F. Kahn, memoranda and accounts for the management of College investments and estates (farms, London property), information on repairs to College buildings, employment of Fellows and College servants and studentship funds, and contributions to the University Chest.
This file includes notes by R.F. Kahn and P. Sraffa on the marginal productivity of capital, undated; a typescript note on economic orthodoxy, undated and statistical tables of investment in certain UK industries, 1870-1914.
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).