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Correspondence from Piero Sraffa, with related papers, 1931 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/7/431

Scope and Contents

His correspondence comprises:
16 letters to Joan Robinson, principally about her writings, economics and theology, negative rates of interest, J.M. Keynes, Kalecki, and other colleagues. 1931-51.
1 carbon typed letter, initialled, to 'James' (possibly James Meade). 1961.
1 carbon typed letter, initialled, to 'Professor Newman'. 1962.
1 autograph manuscript paper by Joan Robinson on rent. 1931.
1 autograph manuscript paper by Joan Robinson on equilibrium. 1935.


  • Creation: 1931 - 1962


Conditions Governing Access

One original document is RESERVED. It has been replaced with an edited photocopy and removed to a separate envelope.

Biographical / Historical

Piero Sraffa matriculated at King's College, Cambridge in 1930. He was later affiliated with Trinity College, Cambridge.


1 envelope(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Related Materials

For other correspondence from Piero Sraffa, see JVR/7/396. For correspondence with James Meade, see JVR/7/291.

Date information

DateText: 1931-51 and 1961-2.


Sraffa, Piero (1898-1983)

Finding aid date

2003-03-21 10:41:16+00:00

Genre / Form

Repository Details

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

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