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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 18 Collections and/or Records:

 File

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
 File

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.
 File

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 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
 File

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
 Sub-Series

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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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
 Item

Letter from R.F. Kahn to Daniel Catton Rich, 1957-09-11

Reference Code: GBR/0272/LLK/5/169
Scope and Contents

1 carbon typed letter from R.F. Kahn.

Dates: 1957-09-11
 Item

Letter from Richard F. Kahn to J.M. Keynes, 1934-03-14

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/161
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed.

Dates: 1934-03-14
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Letters from Roy Harrod to Lydia Lopokova Keynes, 1948-10-21 - 1950-04-05

Reference Code: GBR/0272/LLK/5/93
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1948-10-21 - 1950-04-05
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Papers concerning foreign exchange control, 1939-12 - 1940-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/W/3
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1939-12 - 1940-06
 Sub-Series

Papers relating to J.M. Keynes's work as First Bursar, 1915 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/KC/5
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1915 - 1946
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Research notes and related material, 1931 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/GTE/4
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1931 - 1935
 File

Writing correspondence, 1925 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/TM/1/2
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1925 - 1930

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