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Robinson, Joan Violet, 1903 - 1983 (née Maurice, economist)

 Person

Dates and places

1903-83 St. Paul's School; Girton College, Cambridge

Relationships

Married E.A.G. Robinson, 1926.

Other information

Held several posts in Economics at the University of Cambridge, including: assistant lecturer (1931-7), lecturer (1937-49), reader (1949-65) and Professor (1965-71).

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

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 File

Assorted papers relating to research on buffer stocks, 1953 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/2/14
Scope and Contents

The file includes United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation publications, 1950s; lecture notes by RFK, 1956; undated autograph manuscript notes by J. V. Robinson; autograph letters signed from St Clare Grondona, 1958-9; and comments by J. E. Meade on the manuscript, 26 May 1958.

Dates: 1953 - 1963
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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B. Schefold: 'Kahn on Malinvaud'

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/14/106
Scope and Contents

The file contains two photcopies of an undated typescript. One copy is annotated by RFK, the other by Joan Robinson.

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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'Buffer stocks', 1950 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/2/10
Scope and Contents

The file contains drafts of chapters I-III and V of 'Buffer stocks' (commissioned by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation while RFK was working in Geneva), made up of autograph manuscript and copy typescript pages interleaved, the majority of the autograph manuscript pages in the hand of J. V. Robinson.

Dates: 1950 - 1955
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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Correspondence 1938 - 1947, 1938 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NK/3/9
Scope and Contents

Writers include A. Cairncross, E. H. Carr, A. M. Carr-Saunders, H. Clay, G. D. H. Cole, H. Dalton, A. G. Hart, H. Henderson, J. Hicks, F. Leontinoff, F. Machlup, H. O. Meredith, W. B. Reddaway, L. Robbins, J. V. Robinson, L. Rostas, G. Findlay Shirras, R. Stone, F. W. Taussig and F. Zeuthen. The letters are arranged in 2 bundles comprising:- 1. 1938-43; 2. 1943-7.

Dates: 1938 - 1947
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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Correspondence between Joan Robinson and Marjorie Turner, 1977 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/P/3/13
Scope and Contents

To request this document please use call mark: Misc. 30/16/13.

Dates: 1977 - 1982
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.
 Sub-Series

Correspondence between Joan Robinson and RFK, 1930 - 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/13/90
Scope and Contents

c. 1000 letters from Joan Robinson to RFK, 1930-81, and 17 letters from RFK to Robinson, 1932-40 (some letters are undated). Several photographs and letters from others were found bundled with this correspondence and are listed in the descriptions of individual files.

Dates: 1930 - 1981
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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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
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'Dependence of the valuation ratio on the rate of growth', 1964 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/2/16
Scope and Contents

The file contains notes and correspondence concerning RFK's ideas on the 'dependence of the valuation ratio on the rate of growth', with contributions from, inter alia, J. V. Robinson, J. E. Meade, F. P. Bretherton, Ajit Singh and D. Champernowne.

Dates: 1964 - 1966
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
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'Economics of the short period', 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/2/7/1
Scope and Contents

This version includes autograph manuscript comments throughout by J. V. Robinson.

Dates: 1933
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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GHWR at an exhibition of work by Ramsey and Muspratt, 1930 - 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/228-34
Scope and Contents Photographs of GHWR at an exhibition of work by Ramsey and Muspratt, 1976, including in conversation with R. F. Kahn, Joan Robinson and Lettice Ramsey; also, portrait photographs of Vanessa Bell, Virginia Woolf and Angelica Garnett, 1932, GHWR and Norman Higgins, 1930s, all by Ramsey and Muspratt. The photographs were taken mainly Cambridge. Modern reprints, several mounted on card, 16.2 x 12.6 cm (GHWR/5/228, 231), 12.6 x 16.2 cm (GHWR/5/229-30), 26.8 x 21.2 cm (photograph 25 x 19.9 cm)...
Dates: 1930 - 1976
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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'Growth and distribution theory Joan Robinson, J. E. Meade correspondence 1958 Walt Rostow Robin Matthews', 1957 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NK/3/30/180
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The files have been listed as found.

Dates: 1957 - 1959
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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'Joan' [Joan Robinson], 1937 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NK/3/30/177
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The files have been listed as found.

Dates: 1937 - 1962
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.
 Series

Joan Robinson, 1930 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/16
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection contains Kahn's published and unpublished writing, papers relating to his work at King's College and for government departments and other agencies, correspondence and other personal papers. The collection includes papers written by Joan Robinson.

Dates: 1930 - 1989
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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'Joan Robinson', 1960 - 1984

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NK/3/30/174
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The files have been listed as found.

Dates: 1960 - 1984
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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'J[oan] R[obinson]', 1960 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NK/3/30/176
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The files have been listed as found.

Dates: 1960 - 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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Joan Robinson and Frank Williamson: 'What has become of employment policy', 1976-07-15

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/14/101
Scope and Contents

The file comprises a photocopied typescript paper.

Dates: 1976-07-15
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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Joan Robinson and John Eatwell: 'An introduction to modern economics' (London: McGraw-Hill, 1973), 1974-01-18

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/14/100
Scope and Contents

Inside the volume are an autograph manuscript note by Joan Robinson and an unsigned review from the 'Times Literary Supplement', 18 Jan. 1974.

Dates: 1974-01-18
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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'Joan Robinson (correspondence on distribution theory)', 1956 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NK/3/30/175
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The files have been listed as found.

Dates: 1956 - 1957
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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Joan Robinson's FBI file, 1987-11-23 - 1989-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/P/3/20
Scope and Contents

The file comprises a photocopy of censored pages from Joan Robinson's FBI file, and correspondence with the FBI and CIA regarding the declassification and release of their records.
To request this document please use call mark: Misc. 30/16/20.

Dates: 1987-11-23 - 1989-02-06
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.
 Item

Letter to Rosamond Lehmann, 1944-10-03

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RNL/2/517
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1944-10-03
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.
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'Malinvaud on Keynes: review article', in 'Cambridge Journal of Economics', Vol. 1, 1977, pp. 375-88, 1977 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/1/53
Scope and Contents

The file contains a photocopied typescript of Malinvaud's second Marshall Lecture, May 1978; autograph manuscript notes taken by RFK; an off-print of the article; correspondence with Kurt Rothschild after publication, 1978; and notes by J. V. Robinson.

Dates: 1977 - 1978
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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Papers by Joan Robinson, 1932 - 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/14/99
Scope and Contents The file comprises:- 'Economics is a serious subject' (Cambridge: W. Heffer and Son, 1932);- off-print 'Imperfect competition and falling supply price', from 'Economic Journal', Vol. XLII, No. 168, Dec. 1932;- off-print 'A parable on savings and investment', from 'Economica', Feb. 1933;- 'The economics of imperfect competition' (London: Macmillan, 1933) with, inside, photocopied typed letters signed from John Maynard Keynes to C. R. Fay and G. Shove and from C. R. Fay to...
Dates: 1932 - 1981
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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Papers by Joan Robinson, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NK/1/87
Scope and Contents

Off-print of 'Euler's theorem and the problem of distribution' from 'Economic Journal' Vol. XLIV, No.175, Sept. 1934, and a roneo typescript 'A model of accumulation', undated. Both written and annotated by JVR.

Dates: 1934
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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