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Keynes, Geoffrey Langdon, Sir, 1887 - 1982 (Knight, surgeon and bibliophile)


Dates and places

1887-1982 Rugby; Pembroke College, Cambridge; St. Bartholomew's Hospital

Sphere of activity

Surgeon and Bibliophile


Brother of John Maynard Keynes.

Other information

Friend and literary executor of Rupert Brooke.

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:


Correspondence between Geoffrey Keynes and NGA, 1978-05-01 - 1981-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NGA/5/1/550
Scope and Contents This file comprises:-1 autograph letter signed and 2 typed letters signed from Geoffrey Keynes to NGA. 1 May 1978 - 1 Sept. 19811 carbon typed letter from NGA to Geoffrey Keynes. 3 May 19781 photocopy typed letter signed from Richard Keynes to the Editor of 'The Observer'. 21 May 19781 autograph letter signed and 1 autograph postcard signed from Milo Keynes to NGA. 3 and 8 May 19781 carbon typed letter from NGA to the Editor of 'The Observer'. 4 May...
Dates: 1978-05-01 - 1981-09-01
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.

Correspondence between J.M. Keynes, his brother, Geoffrey Keynes, and his sister-in-law, 1897 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/167
Scope and Contents Correspondence, partly in the form of photocopies. 1897-1946.This file also contains 1 carbon typed letter from Geoffrey Keynes to John Neville Keynes, 20 Sept. 1914; off-prints of 3 articles by Geoffrey Keynes, 1926, 1932; carbon typescript notes for J.M. Keynes' executors, 30 Apr. 1941; 1 carbon typed letter, signed, from J.M. Keynes to A. Exley, 3 Oct. 1941; 1 autograph letter, signed, from A. Exley to Geoffrey Keynes, 30 Sept. 1941; 2 autograph letters, signed from E. Rosenbaum to...
Dates: 1897 - 1946

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

Geoffrey Langdon Keynes (1887-1982), 1975 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/11/KeynesG
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Material relating to those with a surname beginning 'K'.

Dates: 1975 - 1987
 File — Box: PRESS 3/1/2/6805-6855

Keynes, Geoffrey L.: Correspondence with the Press, 1923 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PRESS 3/1/2/6849
Scope and Contents From the Series: The correspondence comprises incoming letters, including readers' reports.This series is known as ‘author files’ because the arrangement is focused upon the individual. Some contain correspondence only. The correspondence includes readers' reports from 1913 onwards.As the new Press Archive catalogue is not yet complete, please use the 'Former / Other Reference' to request these items.For the number of items (not the number of letters) see the number in brackets after the Former /...
Dates: 1923 - 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.

Letter from Geoffrey Keynes to Edward Dent, 1949-05-09

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EJD/4/220
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1949-05-09

Letter from Geoffrey Keynes to GHWR, 1981-11-14

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/239
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed.

Dates: 1981-11-14
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.

Letters from Geoffrey Keynes, 1933 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0272/WJHS/1/56
Scope and Contents

9 autograph letters, signed.

Dates: 1933 - 1937

Letters from Geoffrey Keynes to Brynhild Olivier, 1911-02-04 - 1911-09-23

Reference Code: GBR/0272/POP/1/KeynesG
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed.

Dates: 1911-02-04 - 1911-09-23

Letters from Sir Geoffrey Langdon Keynes to Clive Bell, 1945 - 1953-06-29

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/340
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed.

Dates: 1945 - 1953-06-29

Sir Geoffrey Keynes' correspondence, 1920 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Xh
Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning Geoffrey Keynes' duties as literary trustee, as well as that generated by his own work on Rupert Brooke.

Dates: 1920 - 1970

Sir Geoffrey Keynes' transcripts, 1940 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Xi
Scope and Contents

Assorted typescript transcripts of letters from Rupert Brooke to various correspondents, assembled in preparation for Geoffrey Keynes (ed.), 'The letters of Rupert Brooke' (London: Faber and Faber, 1968).

Dates: 1940 - 1969

Trevor Newton: poems and letters to Sir Geoffrey Keynes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10346
Scope and Contents 'The Brinkley knight or A schollar in Arcady being a poeticall tribute addressed to: Sir Geoffy. Keynes of Lammas House: in the countie of Cambridgeshire conceiv'd and compos'd by Trevor Newton MCMLXXIX' (sewn booklet with illustrations); 'Flora's festival being a tributary ode: compos'd upon the occasion of the 93rd birth-day of Sr. Geoffy. Keynes by T. P. Newton Esq 1980' (sewn booklet with illustrations); 'Apologia acrostica or The penitent poet being a sort of sonnet compos'd upon the...
Dates: 1979 - 1981
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