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Robertson, Dennis Holme, Sir, 1890 - 1963 (Knight, economist)

 Person

Dates and places

1890-1963 Eton; Trinity College, Cambridge

Sphere of activity

Economist

Other information

Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge, 1914-38, 1944-63; Lecturer, reader and Professor of Economics and Political Economy, University of Cambridge, 1924-38, 1944-57; Professor of Economics, London School of Economics, 1938-44; Adviser, Treasury, 1939-44.

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Assorted research notes concerning China, 1928-12 - 1929-10

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/3/5
Scope and Contents

The file includes book lists and notes from reading; letters and a questionnaire to banks and businesses prepared by RFK for use in the compilation of a return of the value of British commercial interests in China by the Royal Institute of International Affairs; and related correspondence with D. H. Robertson and H. A. Wyndham.

Dates: 1928-12 - 1929-10
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.
 File

Correspondence between Dennis Holme Robertson and RFK, 1944 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/13/88
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed from Dennis Robertson to RFK, 11 Feb. 1944, and 1 copy autograph letter signed from RFK to Robertson, 28 Nov. 1947. The file also contains a newscutting from 'Varsity', 29 Nov. [1947].

Dates: 1944 - 1947
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.
 File

Correspondence from Dennis Robertson to J.M. Keynes, 1928-12-21

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/270
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed, and an autograph manuscript list of names.

Dates: 1928-12-21
 File

Correspondence with Dennis H. Robertson, 1912 - 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/L/R
Scope and Contents This file includes several letters exchanged with D.H. Robertson as well as the following enclosures: 1 autograph letter, signed from A.C. Pigou to J.M. Keynes, undated [c.1916]; 1 autograph letter, signed from Dennis Robertson to Tom Marshall, 2 October 1926; 1 carbon typed letter from Dennis Robertson to Archie Rose, 18 October 1926; 1 autograph letter, signed from Archie Rose to J.M. Keynes, 2 November 1926; 1 sheet of notes by Joan Robinson on the proofs of 'General Theory ... ' 1936....
Dates: 1912 - 1938
 File

D. H. Robertson: 'A study of industrial fluctuations' (London: P.S. King and Son, 1915), 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/14/98
Scope and Contents

Inside the volume are undated autograph manuscript notes by RFK.

Dates: 1915
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.
 Sub-Series

Discursive correspondence with colleagues and others after publication, 1936-03 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/GTE/2
Scope and Contents

This sub-series covers debates with G. Haberler, R.F. Harrod, R.G. Hawtrey, H. Henderson, R.F. Kahn, S. Kuznets, A. Lerner, B. Ohlin, A.C. Pigou, D.H. Robertson, E.A.G. and J. Robinson.

Dates: 1936-03 - 1939
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Discursive correspondence with colleagues and others before publication, 1931 - 1936-02

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/GTE/1
Scope and Contents

This file covers debates with R.B. Bryce, A. Cairncross, R.F. Harrod, R.G. Hawtrey, R.F. Kahn, D.H. Robertson, E.A.G. and J. Robinson and G. Shove.

Dates: 1931 - 1936-02
 File

Drafts, proofs and clippings of articles by various contributors to the journal, 1921 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/EJ/7
Scope and Contents This file comprises:Autograph manuscript reviews by E. Schwiedland, much amended in another hand, of R. Bondam, 'Le mal sociale et ses remedes' (1920); V. Mataja, 'Die reklame' (1920); W. Mitscherlich, 'Der Nationalismus westeuropas' (1920); J. Wolf, 'Valuta und Finanznot in Deutschland' (1920) and W. Koppers, 'Die Anfange des menschlichen gemeinschaftslebens' (1921) [published in vol.XXXI, no.121, March 1921]. (former reference EJ/3)Clipping review by R.G. Hawtrey of G.F. Knapp,...
Dates: 1921 - 1937
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'Economics of the short period', 1929 - 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/2/8
Scope and Contents

The file contains assorted papers relating to the redrafting for publication of RFK's Fellowship Dissertation, including dissertation reports by A. C. Pigou, D. H. Robertson and J. M. Keynes, 1930, and manuscript notes by A. Kahn; 2 autograph letters signed from A. C. Pigou to RFK about publication, [1930]; interviews with businessmen, newscuttings, notes and a draft of chapter VII 'Is the business man an economic man? i) marginal principle'.

Dates: 1929 - 1934
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.
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Letters from Dennis Robertson to GHWR, 1921 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/353
Scope and Contents

24 autograph letters signed and 1 telegram. The file also contains 3 undated autograph manuscript poems.

Dates: 1921 - 1930
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 Sir Dennis Holme Robertson to Joan Robinson, 1933 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/7/376
Scope and Contents

His correspondence comprises 3 letters concerning the Economics Tripos; savings and one of his papers; and a paper of Joan Robinson's. Also included is a postcard addressed to R.F. Kahn with what seems to be part of a discussion between Dennis Robertson, R.F. Kahn, Joan Robinson and Gerald Shove.

Dates: 1933 - 1951
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Note that reserved items in this series have been removed from the numerical sequence and stored separately in a box with JVR/16.
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Notes and extracts from the works of Shakespeare, 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0272/LLK/3/14
Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript documents in several hands, among them the hands of Lydia Lopokova Keynes, J.M. Keynes and Dennis Robertson.

Dates: 1942
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'Sir Dennis Robertson', 1932 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NK/3/30/179
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The files have been listed as found.

Dates: 1932 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Kaldor papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre, by appointment. However, some material is reserved. In the College's opinion the contents of these files might be considered confidential or offensive by persons other than the author. There is no access to this material for the time being.
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Surnames R, 1930 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/CO/8
Scope and Contents This file comprises:Reddaway, W.B., 'The Russian monetary and financial system' - correspondence with Macmillan and Co. Ltd. on its suitability for publication, February-March 1935 (former reference L/35); Rittershausen, Heinrich, 'Arbeitslosigkeit und Kapitalbilding' (1930) - pamphlet and correspondence, October and December 1930 (former referrence CO/6); Robertson, D.H., 'Saving and hoarding' published in 'Economic Journal', vol. XLIII, no. 171, September 1933 - off-print,...
Dates: 1930 - 1943
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Writing correspondence, 1925 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/TM/1/2
Scope and Contents

Correspondence in discussion with colleagues on the writing in progress and at proof stage. Includes correspondence with R.G. Hawtrey, R.F. Kahn, A.C. Pigou, D.H. Robertson, O.M.W. Sprague and W.W. Stewart. Correspondence with D.H. Robertson also included discussion of Keynes' 'Banking policy and the price level' (1926).

Dates: 1925 - 1930

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