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Woolf, Leonard Sidney, 1880 - 1969 (editor, author and colonial Civil Servant)

 Person

Dates and places

1880-1969 Ed: St Pauls School and Trinity College, Cambridge (1899-1904)

Sphere of activity

Author, policitcal observer.

Relationships

Married Virginia Woolf, 10 Aug. 1912

Other information

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:

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'A dialogue on poetry including four original poems', 1924-05-03 - 1924-05-07

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/1/2
Scope and Contents

The file comprises a copy typescript, annotated on first sheet by GHWR and Leonard Woolf.

Dates: 1924-05-03 - 1924-05-07
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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Contract for publishing Vanessa Bell's wood cuts, 1917-09

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AG/2/3
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1917-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Letters by persons still living may only be read with the written permission of the author. The correspondence of Mrs. Garnett and her late husband, David Garnett, may only be read with Mrs. Garnett's permission. For further information, please contact the Archivist.
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Correspondence between E.M. Forster and Leonard Woolf, 1912 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/18/608
Scope and Contents

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-[69].
Photocopy of 1 typescript transcript of reply to E.M. Forster. 1 Apr. 1949.
To request this envelope, please use the following call mark: 18/Woolf, L.

Dates: 1912 - 1969
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Correspondence between Leonard Woolf and NGA, 1967-10-07 - 1969-07-15

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NGA/5/1/1058
Scope and Contents

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.



Dates: 1967-10-07 - 1969-07-15
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.
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Correspondence from Leonard and Virginia Woolf to Lydia Lopokova Keynes, 1933 - 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0272/LLK/5/226
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters, signed, and 2 autograph postcards, signed.

Dates: 1933 - 1938
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Correspondence from Leonard Woolf, 1933 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0272/WJHS/1/107
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed, 1 autograph postcard, signed, and 2 typed letters, signed.

Dates: 1933 - 1941
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Correspondence with Raymond Postgate, editor of 'Fact', 1935 - 1938-11-01

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JHB/2/39
Scope and Contents

2 typed letters, signed, from Julian Bell. Undated. [?1935].
1 typed letter, signed, from Raymond Postgate to Leonard Woolf. 1 Nov. 1938.

Dates: 1935 - 1938-11-01
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GHWR holding a pipe, 1932 - 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/65-6
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1932 - 1934
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, Raymond Mortimer, Leonard and Virginia Woolf and Lydia Lopokova Keynes, 1922 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/217
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1922 - 1927
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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Leonard Woolf, Duncan Grant, Cyril Connolly, unidentified woman and girl, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/315-6
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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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Leonard Woolf sitting in a garden, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/403
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Leonard Woolf to Pamela Diamand, 1965-02-10

Reference Code: GBR/0272/REF/14/23
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed.

Dates: 1965-02-10
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Letter from Isobel Grundy to GHWR, 1983-12-03

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/181A
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1983-12-03
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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Letter from Leonard Woolf to JTS, 1941-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JTS/2/231
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1941-04-28
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Letters from Leonard Woolf to Clive and Julian Bell and to Thoby Stephen, 1904 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/687
Scope and Contents

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.


Dates: 1904 - 1963
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Letters from Leonard Woolf to Frances Partridge, 1960-10-26 - 1968-11-19

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/6/1/208
Scope and Contents

3 typed letters signed and 1 autograph postcard signed.

Dates: 1960-10-26 - 1968-11-19
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Certain letters are closed under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998) because they contain sensitive information about living individuals. Researchers may apply in writing to the Archivist to see the closed material, stating the intended use and precise nature of the information requested. The Archivist and Frances Partridge's Literary Executor will then consider whether non-sensitive parts of the letter may be made available, and they will consult the author if necessary. Please be aware that this decision may take several weeks and may incur photocopying charges. A statement to this effect is given with each closed file.
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Letters from Leonard Woolf to GHWR, 1923 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/453
Scope and Contents

7 typed letters signed.

Dates: 1923 - 1967
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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Letters from Leonard Woolf to J.M. Keynes, 1905 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/352
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters, signed, 1 in the hand of Virginia Woolf.

Dates: 1905 - 1932
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Letters from the editors of the 'New Statesman and Nation' to JDH, 1927 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JDH/26/76
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1927 - 1931
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Letters of condolence to Anne Barnes on the death of GRB, 1960-09 - 1960-10

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GRB/2/1/12
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1960-09 - 1960-10
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Listed letters, 1948-01

Reference Code: GBR/0272/HB/L/7/b
Scope and Contents This file includes letters from the following (listed in alphabetical order by last name):1. Clive Bell2. Kenneth Clark3. Cyril Connolly4. Douglas Cooper5. C. Day Lewis6. Una Ellis-Fermor7. Frederick Etchells8. E. M. Forster9. Michael Hamburger10. L. C. Knights11. E. V. Knox12. Earl of Lytton13. Sir Eric Maclagan14. John Masefield15. Henry Moore16. Eric Partridge17. William Plomer18. Anthony Powell19. J. B....
Dates: 1948-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The photocopies of letters from John Davy Hayward to T. S. Eliot (reference L/13/1-3) are reserved as a condition of deposit. Permission to read them must be obtained from Faber and Faber Ltd, Bloomsbury House, 74-77 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DA. HB/M/21 is reserved (not available to researchers) under the Data Protection Act.
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Postcard from Leonard Woolf to Vanessa Bell, 1960-09-17

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AG/1/59
Scope and Contents

1 typed postcard, signed.

Dates: 1960-09-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The correspondence of Mrs. Garnett and her late husband, David Garnett, may only be read with Mrs. Garnett's permission. For further information, please contact the Archivist.
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Prophecies 1943, 1943-12

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/5/2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1943-12
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REF to Leonard Woolf, 1925-05-05

Reference Code: GBR/0272/REF/3/193
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1925-05-05

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