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Photographs and images of and collected by J.M. Keynes, 1883 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/94

Scope and Contents

This series contains photographs of J.M. Keynes, his friends and family, and other photographs from his personal collection, including photographs of him as a child, at Cambridge University, on holidays, and meeting with economists and leaders at conferences.It includes both original prints of photographs and several modern reprints made since c.1980. It also includes several picture postcards acquired by J.M. Keynes on holiday and political cartoons of J.M. Keynes. Many items were formerly catalogued under PP/85.


  • 1883 - 1970


1 collection (Approximately 3 boxes and oversize items) : photographic prints and negatives

Language of Materials



The photos are arranged in chronological order, with photographs from PP/85 merged into the new PP/94 system. Items with a PP/85 number, unless otherwise noted, had been catalogued before that as PP/28.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Many outsized items were rehoused in melinex, 13 December 2018.

Former / Other Reference

PP/85, PP/28

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection JMK/PP/85 was significantly enlarged by an accession from Milo Keynes’ estate in November 2016.

Related Materials

See KCAC/6/1/28/4/4/10 for conservation receipt.

Date information

DateText: Many items are undated. Dates have been estimated in these cases.

Finding aid date

2017-03-22 10:00:03+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

King's College
Cambridge CB2 1ST United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 331444

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.