Ramsey: The Papers of Frank Plumpton Ramsey
Scope and Contents
The collection comprises photocopies of personal and family papers, including correspondence with Lettice Ramsey (nee Baker), letters to his parents, diaries, an Apostles paper and obituaries.
- 1903-04 - 1981
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright in the published and unpublished writings of Frank Plumpton Ramsey is held by King's College, Cambridge. Please contact the Archivist for further information.
Biographical / Historical
Frank Plumpton Ramsey was admitted to Trinity College, Cambridge, 1920. He was elected Fellow of King's College, Cambridge and Lecturer in Mathematics in 1924, and University Lecturer and Director of Studies in Mathematics at King's in 1926.
14 envelope(s) : paper
Language of Materials
Other Finding Aids
A full catalogue is available in hard copy in the Archive Centre.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The black and white photocopies were given by Dr Jane Burch in 1987. The letters in FPR/2, diary in FPR/1/1 and scrapbook FPR/5 were loaned by the family to the College for the purpose of additional photo-reproduction, in April 2015.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals held by the Ramsey family.
Copies of photocopies are permitted, by letter from Jane Burch dated 21 June 2001 and held in the accessions folder.
DateText: Mostly 1909-1930; 1951; 1981; 2004.
Ramsey, Frank Plumpton (1903-30), philosopher
- 2001-07-20 14:30:52+00:00
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