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Research papers on Virginia Woolf's mental health, with related correspondence, published articles, 6 clippings, a book dealer's catalog, and photocopies of articles and related material collected by Milo Keynes.

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Research papers on Virginia Woolf's mental health, with related correspondence, published articles, 6 clippings, a book dealer's catalog, and photocopies of articles and related material collected by Milo Keynes.
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London, Rodmell, Sissinghurst, etc. [England], 1933-1992.

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  • Milo Keynes (1924-2009) was the nephew and biographer of John Maynard Keynes, a renowned economist and member of the Bloomsbury Group.
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  • Photo-mechanically reproduced image of the Man Ray 1934 photographic portrait of Virginia Woolf, hair cut short, clad in dark jacket and floral blouse, face in three-quarter profile toward the viewer’s right, her right elbow resting on a table, and her right forearm raised, hand partially opened.
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Berg Coll m.b. Woolf ZA2 K49 1941
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908200584
Title
Research papers on Virginia Woolf's mental health, with related correspondence, published articles, 6 clippings, a book dealer's catalog, and photocopies of articles and related material collected by Milo Keynes.
Imprint
London, Rodmell, Sissinghurst, etc. [England], 1933-1992.
Summary
Topics treated include: Virginia Woolf’s mental health; whether her suicide was pre-meditated or impulsive; Woolf’s interest in various matters, including Vincent Van Gogh, opposition to “accepting honours” (re. proposed award from the University of Manchester); city of Manchester; and psychiatry.
9 photocopies of Virginia Woolf 6 autograph and 3 typed letters (8 signed) to: Prof. William M. Cooper (Vice-Chancellor of the University of Manchester and Professor of Industrial and Commercial Law, who offered Virginia Woolf an honorary degree), Mar. 26, 1933 (with photocopy of typescript reply, unsigned, Mar. 29, 1933; John Lehmann, [Mar. 16?, 1941]; John Lehmann, Mar. 20, [1941]; Vita Sacville-West, [Mar. 22, 1941]; John Lehmann, [Mar. 24, 1941]; [Mar. 27, 1941]; Susan Buchan, Baroness Tweedsmuir, [Mar. 27?, 1941]; Vanessa Bell [Fri., Mar. 28, 1941]; Leonard Woolf, [Mar. 28, 1941]; and Leonard Woolf [Mar. 28, 1941].
[William Mansfield Cooper.] Photocopy of typed letter, unsigned, to Virginia Woolf, Mar. 29, 1933 (regretting her decision to not accept the honorary degree).
Photocopy of Leonard Woolf autograph letter, signed, to Victoria Ocampo, May 6, 1941.
6 clippings from the Times Literary Supplement (Oct. 31, 1980), comprising a book review by Phyllis Grosskurth of Leave the Letters Till We’re Dead: The Letters of Virginia Woolf, Vol. VI, 1936-1941, ed. by Nigel Nicolson and Joanne Trautmann (Hogarth Press), and 5 letters-to-the editor replies and exchanges, in November and December, by John Lehmann, Phyllis Grosskurth, Quentin Bell, Susan Kenney, and Nigel Nicolson.
Anne Olivier Bell. 3 typed letters (on green, Cobbe Place stationery), signed, to Milo Keynes, April 26, May 13, May 20, 1977; with: Milo Keynes. Carbon typed letter, unsigned, Anne Olivier Bell, May 9, 1977; Milo Keynes, carbon typed letter, unsigned, to a “Richard” (King’s College, Cambridge), May 9, 1977.
Nigel Nicolson. Photocopy of typed letter, signed, to Susan Kenney, Mar. 1, 1976; with: Susan Kenney. Photocopy of typed letter (Colby College stationery), signed, to Nigel Nicolson, Ap. 22, 1976.
Nigel Nicolson. 3 typed letters, signed, to Milo Keynes, May 4, May 11, May 20, 1977.
Milo Keynes. Carbon typed letter, signed, to [Nigel] Nicolson, May 9, 1977.
“Richard.” Typed letter (on King’s College, Cambridge stationery), signed, to Milo Keynes, May 23, 1977; King’s College Librarian unable to find reference in John Maynard Keynes’s letters to his mother a reference to his 1925 trip to Russia, but refers to brief note by Keynes about the trip for the Nation magazine.
Published articles about Woolf: Miyeko Kamiya. Virginia Woolf: An Outline of a Study on her personality, Illness and Work, in Confinia Psychiatrica, vol. 8 (1965), p. 189-205; Frank Kermode. “Yes, Santa, There is a Virginia” (review of The Diary of Virginia Woolf, ed. by Anne Olivier Bell, and two other books on Woolf), The New York Review of Books, Dec 21, 1978; B. J. Kirkpatrick. “Virginia Woolf: Unrecorded Times Literary Supplement Reviews, in Modern Fiction Studies, vol. 38, no. 1 (Spring 1992), comprising 14 reviews; Logan Piersall smith. “Tavistock Square,” Orion, vol. II (Autumn 1945), p. 73-92 (single gathering and several unbound sheets comprising the text of the article held in a folded leaf, the front of which is the journal’s title page); Bertram Rota Ltd. Women’s Work: First Editions of Poetry & Prose by Women Writers (Catalogue 218, Autumn 1979), with Rick Gekoski bookseller clipping from his catalog of Virginia Woolf’s works, and with a National Portrait Gallery postcard featuring a 1902 photographic portrait of Woolf by G. C. Beresford (1864-1938).
Persons writing include: Quentin Bell, son of Clive and Vanessa Bell (Virginia Woolf’s sister); Anne Olivier Bell, wife of Quentin Bell; Susan Kenney, author and professor of creative writing at Colby College; Neil Kessel, professor of psychology at University of Manchester; John Lehmann, poet and managing director of Virginia and Leonard Woolf’s Hogarth Press; Nigel Nicolson, son of Vita Sackville-West and editor of Virginia Woolf’s letters; Felix Post, psychiatrist at Maudsley Hospital (London).
With:
Photo-mechanically reproduced image of the Man Ray 1934 photographic portrait of Virginia Woolf, hair cut short, clad in dark jacket and floral blouse, face in three-quarter profile toward the viewer’s right, her right elbow resting on a table, and her right forearm raised, hand partially opened.
B&B Rare Books (vendor) description.
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Bell, Anne Olivier.
Bell, Anne Olivier. Addressee
Bell, Quentin.
Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Addressee
Beresford, G. C. (George Charles). Photographer
Cooper, William Mansfield.
Grosskurth, Phyllis.
Kenney, Susan, 1941- .
Keynes, Milo.
Keynes, Milo. Addressee
Kirkpatrick, B. J. (Brownlee Jean).
Lehmann, John, 1907-1987.
Lehmann, John, 1907-1987. Addressee
Man Ray, 1890-1976. Photographer
Nicolson, Nigel, 1917- .
Post, Felix.
Woolf, Leonard, 1880-1969. Addressee
Research Call Number
Berg Coll m.b. Woolf ZA2 K49 1941
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