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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 29 Collections and/or Records:

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 File — Container: JVR/P/2/1

Photocopies of correspondence between Joan Robinson and Alfred Eichner, 1969 - 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/P/2/1
Scope and Contents Photocopies of letters, comprising: - 37 TLS and 12 ALS from JVR to Eichner, including her comments on Chapters III, V and VI of his book- 37 typescript and 4 autograph drafts or copies of letters from Eichner to JVR, with enclosures including Eichner's correspondence (1971-1973) with the editor of the American Economic Review and with members of the anti-neoclassical group, and the mailing list of economists who attended a meeting with JVR in New Orleans on 28 Dec 1971- TS (204...
Dates: 1969 - 1986
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.
 Fonds

Robinson: The Papers of Professor Joan Violet Robinson

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR
Scope and Contents This collection contains texts, correspondence, notebooks and photographs related to Joan Robinson, as well as copies of texts by some other economists. Although the documents could be used to illuminate the personal life of Joan Robinson, the strength of the collection lies in what they reveal about her economic thought and that of her contemporaries. Titles of items throughout are taken from the item itself unless they are in square brackets, when they are archivally given to convey some...
Dates: 1920 - 1986
Conditions Governing Access: 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.
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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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'The problem of duopoly', in 'Economic Journal', Vol. XLVII, No. 185, March 1937, pp.1-20, 1930 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK/1/14
Scope and Contents The file contains autograph manuscript and typescript drafts on duopoly and oligopoly, including copy typescript extracts from RFK's Fellowship Dissertation with autograph manuscript amendments and expansions; autograph manuscript drafts of 'Chapter [blank space]: the problem of oligopoly' and 'Chapter [blank space]: unilateral equilibrium', marked extensively by J. V. Robinson; and an off-print of the article. The material in this file and in 1/13 relates initially to the abortive...
Dates: 1930 - 1937
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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