Woolf, Leonard Sidney, 1880 - 1969 (editor, author and colonial Civil Servant)
Dates and places
1880-1969 Ed: St Pauls School and Trinity College, Cambridge (1899-1904)
Sphere of activity
Author, policitcal observer.
Married Virginia Woolf, 10 Aug. 1912
Founder of Hogarth Press, 1916-1917. Editor for 'The International Review' 1919; 'Contemporary Review' 1930-21; 'The Nation' 1923-1930; 'Political Quarterly' 1931-59. Secretary of two Advisory Councils for the Labour Party
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
'A dialogue on poetry including four original poems', 1924-05-03 - 1924-05-07
The file comprises a copy typescript, annotated on first sheet by GHWR and Leonard Woolf.
Contract for publishing Vanessa Bell's wood cuts, 1917-09
Draft typescript contract, annotated by Clive Bell, between Leonard and Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell for the publishing of a book of her wood cuts.
Correspondence between E.M. Forster and Leonard Woolf, 1912 - 1969
Photocopies of 72 autograph letters, signed, 1 typed letter, signed, 12 autograph postcards, signed, and typescript transcripts of 16 autograph letters, signed, and 1 autograph postcard, signed, from E.M. Forster. 1912-.
Photocopy of 1 typescript transcript of reply to E.M. Forster. 1 Apr. 1949.
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Correspondence between Leonard Woolf and NGA, 1967-10-07 - 1969-07-15
This file comprises:-
2 typed letters signed from Leonard Woolf to NGA. 7 Oct. 1967 and 3 Sept. 1968
1 carbon typed letter from NGA to I.M. Parsons. 15 Jul. 1969
Annotated proofs of NGA's review of Leonard Woolf's autobiography entitled 'The Journey Not the Arrival Matters' (1969), published in 'Political Quarterly'
Newspaper obituary of Leonard Woolf.
Correspondence from Leonard and Virginia Woolf to Lydia Lopokova Keynes, 1933 - 1938
2 autograph letters, signed, and 2 autograph postcards, signed.
Correspondence from Leonard Woolf, 1933 - 1941
1 autograph letter, signed, 1 autograph postcard, signed, and 2 typed letters, signed.
Correspondence with Raymond Postgate, editor of 'Fact', 1935 - 1938-11-01
2 typed letters, signed, from Julian Bell. Undated. [?1935].
1 typed letter, signed, from Raymond Postgate to Leonard Woolf. 1 Nov. 1938.
GHWR holding a pipe, 1932 - 1934
Photographic print and postcard enlargement of a portrait of GHWR, seated, holding a pipe, full length in profile, taken possibly at Monk's House, Rodmell or at Tavistock Square, London, possibly by Leonard Woolf. The enlarged postcard photograph has been inscribed 'George Rylands' by Leonard Woolf. Dimensions of print (GHWR/5/65): 6.1 x 5.7 cm. Dimensions of postcard enlargement, image slightly cropped (GHWR/5/66): 13.3 x 8.5 cm. Sleeve 28.
GHWR, Raymond Mortimer, Leonard and Virginia Woolf and Lydia Lopokova Keynes, 1922 - 1927
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.
Leonard Woolf, Duncan Grant, Cyril Connolly, unidentified woman and girl, 1960 - 1969
Colour photographs of Leonard Woolf, Duncan Grant, Cyril Connolly and an unidentified woman and girl standing in a garden. Dimensions: 8.9 x 8.9 cm. Sleeve 154.
Leonard Woolf sitting in a garden, 1922 - 1930
Snapshot of Leonard Woolf sitting on the ground with his right hand resting on his raised right knee. He is looking to the left, away from the camera.
Leonard Woolf to Pamela Diamand, 1965-02-10
1 typed letter signed.
Letter from Isobel Grundy to GHWR, 1983-12-03
1 autograph letter signed, enclosing 3 colour photographs of Leonard and Virginia Woolf's homes, at Asheham and Rodmell, West Sussex, taken on 28 May 1994.
Letter from Leonard Woolf to JDH, 1926
1 typed letter signed.
Letter from Leonard Woolf to JTS, 1941-04-28
1 autograph letter signed.
Letters from Leonard Woolf to Clive and Julian Bell and to Thoby Stephen, 1904 - 1963
2 typed letters signed to Julian Bell. 5 Jul. and 13 Dec. 1936.
Photocopies of 2 autograph letters signed and 1 typed letter signed to Clive Bell. 1906-1963.
Photocopies of 1 autograph letter signed, 2 autograph postcards signed and 12 typed letters signed to Julian Bell. 1929-1937.
Photocopy of 1 typed letter signed to Thoby Stephen. 23 Feb. 1904.
Letters from Leonard Woolf to Frances Partridge, 1960-10-26 - 1968-11-19
3 typed letters signed and 1 autograph postcard signed.
Letters from Leonard Woolf to GHWR, 1923 - 1967
7 typed letters signed.
Letters from Leonard Woolf to J.M. Keynes, 1905 - 1932
2 autograph letters, signed, 1 in the hand of Virginia Woolf.
Letters from the editors of the 'New Statesman and Nation' to JDH, 1927 - 1931
5 typed letters signed and 2 autograph letters signed. The editors were: Desmond MacCarthy (1927-8); Clifford Sharp (1929); Leonard Woolf (1929-30); and R. Ellis Roberts (1931).
Letters of condolence to Anne Barnes on the death of GRB, 1960-09 - 1960-10
The file includes letters from Noel Annan, John Betjeman, Benjamin Britten, Kenneth Clark, E. M. Forster, Hugh Gaitskell, Stanley Morison, Dennis Proctor, W. J. H. Sprott, R. H. Tawney and Leonard Woolf.
Listed letters, 1948-01
Postcard from Leonard Woolf to Vanessa Bell, 1960-09-17
1 typed postcard, signed.
Prophecies 1943, 1943-12
Predictions about the progress of the war during 1944, written at Christmas 1943 at the instigation of Quentin Bell. Prophecies were contributed by Quentin Bell, Clive Bell, John Maynard Keynes, Max Werner (press cutting ‘Six Point Chart for Victory Year’ from Reynolds News, c. Dec. 1943), Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell, Angelica Bell and Leonard Woolf. The file also contains 1 typed letter signed from Leonard Woolf to Vanessa Bell enclosing his prophecy, and 3 envelopes.
REF to Leonard Woolf, 1925-05-05
1 autograph letter signed.
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