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MS Eng 1282

Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970. Bertrand Russell letters to Robert Charles Marsh, 1950-1959: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Eng 1282
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970.
Title: Bertrand Russell letters to Robert Charles Marsh, 1950-1959,
Date(s): 1950-1959.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.16 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to scholar Robert C. Marsh from English logician and philosopher Bertrand Russell.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

69M-92. Gift of Robert Charles Marsh, 452 West Armitage Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60614; received: 1969 August 13.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Bertrand Russell Letters to Robert Charles Marsh, 1950-1959 (MS Eng 1282). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Russell was an English logician and philosopher. Marsh edited Russell's Logic and knowledge: essays 1901-1950 and wrote about Russell.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Includes typescript letters from Russell to Marsh concerning proofs of Russell's writings; Russell's essays On denoting, Logical positivism, Logic of relations, and Education for democracy; Marsh's editing of Logic and knowledge; and Marsh's educational experiences at Trinity College in Cambridge. Also includes an unsigned typescript with autograph corrections and revisions of Russell's The logic of relation, translated from French by Robert C. Marsh.

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