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Braithwaite, Richard Bevan, 1900 - 1990 (philosopher)


Dates and places

1900-1990 KC 1919. Fellow 1924-1990

Sphere of activity

Admitted to King's College, Cambridge in 1919. BA, 1923, M.A. 1926. Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, 1924-90. Appointed Cambridge University Lecturer in Moral Sciences in 1928.

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:


Braithwaite: The Papers of Richard Bevan Braithwaite

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RBB
Scope and Contents

The collection includes manuscripts and typescripts of notes and lectures, an album of cuttings of early published articles, typescript pieces, and some letters received from journal editors.

Dates: 1919-04-25 - 1984-11-08

'Can automatic calculating machines be said to think?', 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AMT/B/6
Scope and Contents

The file comprises two copies of an undated typescript of a broadcast discussion transmitted on BBC Third Programme, 14 and 23 Jan. 1952, between M. H. A. Newman, AMT, Sir Geoffrey Jefferson and R. B. Braithwaite. One script has a manuscript note by Mrs Turing, 'This script is sent with the consent of the BBC', and the other has a manuscript note, 'Please return to R.O. Gandy'.

Dates: 1952

Correspondence between J.M. Keynes and Ludwig Wittgenstein, 1913 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/349
Scope and Contents 27 autograph letters, signed, 4 autograph postcards, signed (1 also signed by G.E. Moore), and 1 telegram to J.M. Keynes. 1913-39 and undated.1 draft letter, photocopies of 5 autograph letters, signed, and 1 carbon typed letter, signed, from J.M. Keynes, 1915-35.This file also contains 3 autograph letters, signed, from Bertrand Russell to J.M. Keynes, [1912]-19; 1 autograph letter, signed, and 1 autograph postcard, signed, from G.E. Moore to J.M. Keynes, 4 Sept. n.y., 6 Sept. 1914; 1...
Dates: 1913 - 1939
 File — Container: JMK/MM/Cave

'Four early twentieth-century philosophers', 2004

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/MM/Cave
Scope and Contents

This is a typescript preprint of an entry written for the 'Dictionary of Twentieth-Century British Philosophers' (Theommes Press, Bristol, 2005) for JMK.

Dates: 2004

Letter from Richard Bevan Braithwaite to JTS, 1921-10-20

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JTS/2/23
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1921-10-20

Letters from Frank Plumpton Ramsey and an item concerning his death, 1923 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/WJHS/1/85
Scope and Contents

14 autograph letters, signed.
This file also includes 1 autograph postcard, signed from Richard Braithwaite announcing the death of Frank Plumpton Ramsey. [p.m. 10 Jan. 1930]

Dates: 1923 - 1930

Letters from Richard Braithwaite to J.M. Keynes, 1921 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/42
Scope and Contents

5 autograph letters, signed.

Dates: 1921 - 1928

Letters from Virginia Woolf, 1929-10-29 - 1932-01-29

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RBB/3/Woolf
Scope and Contents

3 autograph letters signed from Woolf to RBB, with envelopes.

Dates: 1929-10-29 - 1932-01-29

Letters to RNL from Richard Braithwaite, 1930-11-15 - 1932-10-23

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RNL/2/68
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed.

Dates: 1930-11-15 - 1932-10-23
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Some items contain sensitive personal information and are closed to researchers under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998). A request to view these items must be made in writing to the Archivist who will discuss with the researcher the possibilities for obtaining the written permission of the author. A statement to this effect is given with each closed file.
 File — Container: CSV/61/2

Memorial/funeral file, 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CSV/61/2
Scope and Contents

Richard Braithwaite. Includes order of service.

Dates: 1990

Obituaries, 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/89
Scope and Contents

This file comprises typescripts by R.B. Braithwaite, H.G. Durnford and John Anderson and one page from 'Die Gegenwart', unsigned.

Dates: 1946

'The nature of believing', 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/14/2/3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

This sub-series comprises off-prints and reprints of articles on economic subjects. The journals in which the originals appeared have not been noted.

Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to some material in this collection is restricted while the author is still living, on the ground that it touches on their private or professional concerns. Other material has been reserved because, in the College's opinion, the contents of these files might be considered confidential, or offensive, by living people other than the author. Further information about such restrictions will be provided in the records of relevant items and files.
 File — Container: KCAC/1/2/6/6

Vice-Provost's photographs of Fellows and members of high table, 1950 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCAC/1/2/6/6
Scope and Contents Comprise photographs of the following:-Akam, MichaelAmos, W. B.Archibald, E.Adkins, T. S.Audet, M.Badyal, Jas PalBahadur Bista, DorBailey, J. A.Baldwin, R.BaptistBarber, J. D.Barbour, I.Bastin, E. W.Bateson, PatrickBatey, I. L.Bedford, TimBell, C. J.Bellwood, PeterBennett, T. H.Bertram, B. C. R.Bilsborough, A.Blakemore, C.Blau, P. M.Bolgar, RobertBond, E. J.Braithwaite, RichardBrawne,...
Dates: 1950 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some records contain personal information as defined under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998) and will be reserved.

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