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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

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 6 Collections and/or Records:


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

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

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

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

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

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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