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Correspondence between J.M. Keynes and G.H. Luce, 1910 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/193

Scope and Contents

68 autograph letters, signed, and 6 autograph postcards, signed, several including poems within the text. 1910-30 and undated.
This file also includes 1 autograph letter, signed, from Cecil Taylor to J.M. Keynes, 27 Apr. 1915; 2 autograph letters, signed, from Francis [? Birrell] to J.M. Keynes. 19 May 1915 and undated; 1 autograph letter, signed, 1 typed letter, signed, and 1 autograph manuscript note and 1 TS note from Arthur Waley to J.M. Keynes, 1916-19; 1 autograph letter, signed from H.O. Lee to J.M. Keynes, 29 Dec. 1918; 1 autograph letter, signed from K.M. Ward to J.M. Keynes, 17 Jan. 1919; 2 autograph manuscript reviews by Vilfredo Pareto of economics books by Guido Sensini and Pierre Boven, [1912]; 1 autograph letter, signed from John Hope-Johnstone to J.M. Keynes, 2 Sept. 1919; a typescript copy of letter from G.H. Luce to Mrs. Ward, 6 Feb. 1927; autograph manuscript and typescript proofs of G.H. Luce's poetry, published with J.M. Keynes' assistance as 'Poems' (1919); an off-print of 'The greater temples of Pagan' by G.H. Luce with photographs and drawings of Burmese temples, and a poem, no date or indication of publication; 3 review cuttings of J.M. Keynes' 'Economic consequences of the peace' (1919) from the Rangoon papers, 1920; and a carbon typescript memorial from G.H. Luce to the Viceroy of India protesting at being passed over in the recent appointment of a Professor of English at Government College, Rangoon, 1920.


  • 1910 - 1930



2 envelope(s) (c. 500 sheets in 2 envelopes) : paper

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

JMK/PP/45/193/211 and 265 conserved 29 November 2013 by Cambridge Colleges' Conservation Consortium.

Related Materials

JMK/PP/45/24/14 is probably a poem by Luce, see page JMK/PP/45/193/95 in this file.See KCAC/6/1/28/4/4/7 for conservation information on 211 and 265.

Related Materials

The letters from Keynes to Luce were probably amongst those on a ship that had all his papers on it which was torpedoed and sunk in the second world war.

Date information

DateText: Some documents undated.


Luce, Gordon Hannington and others

Finding aid date

1999-07-24 14:02:22+00:00

Repository Details

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

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