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Leach, Edmund Ronald, 1901 - 1989 (anthropologist)

 Person

Dates and places

1910-1989 KCC Fellow 1960-89; Provost, 1966-78

Legal status / Nationality

British

Sphere of activity

Anthropologist, Provost of King's

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

 Item — Container: KCAR/2/1/4/2

Corrections to obituary of Meyer Fortes, 1983-11-14

Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCAR/2/1/4/2
Scope and Contents

TLS from Sir Edmund Leach with corrections to the obituary of Meyer Fortes which appeared in the College's 1983 Annual Report.

Dates: 1983-11-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Fonds: ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTS LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED YEARS OLD MAY BE SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS. ASK THE ARCHIVISTS FOR MORE INFORMATION.
 File

Correspondence between Edmund Leach and NGA, 1969-09-04 - 1989-01-17

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NGA/5/1/583
Scope and Contents

This file comprises:-
2 autograph letters signed and 3 typed letters signed from Edmund Leach to NGA. 8 Jul. 1973 - 4 Feb. 1977
9 carbon typed letters from NGA to Edmund Leach. 4 Sept. 1969 - 3 Feb. 1977
1 typed letter signed from Frank [Kermode] to NGA. [c. 6 Aug. 1973]
Typescript memorial address given in King's College Chapel for Edmund Leach. 17 Jan. 1989.



Dates: 1969-09-04 - 1989-01-17
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.
 File

E. Leach: 'Culture and nature or La Femme Sauvage', 1968 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/14/69
Scope and Contents

Printed pamphlet of the above paper, given as the Stevenson Lecture, 6 Nov. 1968, with covering letter to RFK, [c. 26 July 1969].

Dates: 1968 - 1969
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Kahn papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. However, restrictions on access apply to some records, in view of the sensitivity of their contents. Some personal letters are restricted while the author is still living and may be read only with the author's written permission. Some material is reserved. In the College's opinion the contents of these files might be considered confidential or offensive by living people other than the author. There is no access to these files for the time being. Records with restricted access are noted throughout the catalogue.
 Fonds — Container: HUM

Humanists: 'The Cambridge Humanists and the BBC'

Reference Code: GBR/0272/HUM
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises documents related to the Cambridge Humanists and their deputation to the BBC to argue the case for a Humanist presence on the air.

Dates: 1955 - 1979
 Fonds

Leach: The Papers of Edmund Ronald Leach

Reference Code: GBR/0272/ERL
Scope and Contents

The collection contains Leach's published and unpublished writings, research papers relating to his fieldwork in China, Botel Tobago, Burma, Ceylon, India and Nepal, and papers concerning his academic career.

Dates: 1822 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: The majority of the Leach papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment only. In view of its sensitivity, some material is reserved. There is no access to such material for the time being.
 File

Letter from Edmund Leach to GHWR, 1966-03-22

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/252
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1966-03-22
Conditions Governing Access: This letter contains a record of King's College governance and is closed until 2017.
 File — Container: KCAR/1/1/1/15

Provost admission papers, 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCAR/1/1/1/15
Scope and Contents

Edmund Leach.

Dates: 1966
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Fonds: ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTS LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED YEARS OLD MAY BE SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS. ASK THE ARCHIVISTS FOR MORE INFORMATION.
 File

The admission of Edmund Leach as Provost of King's College, 1966, 1966-07-16 - 1966-10-03

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

Letters and papers relating to the event, including:
Order of proceedings for the installation of Edmund Leach as Provost. 3 Oct. 1966.
Correspondence with Edmund Leach regarding the form of words to be used in the ceremonies. 16-22 July 1966.
A carbon typescript text of the ceremony and a carbon typescript history of the admission procedure for the Provost-Elect.


Dates: 1966-07-16 - 1966-10-03
 File — Container: KCAR/1/1/4/2

Voting cards, 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCAR/1/1/4/2
Scope and Contents

For the election of Edmund Leach.

Dates: 1966
Conditions Governing Access: Closed until 2041.

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