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Legal actions: Barnes Case (1940-1945)

  • RC0096-825
  • Series
  • 1940-1945

Series consists of material relating to Russell’s legal case against Dr. Alfred Barnes and the Barnes Foundation for dismissing him from his position as a lecturer at the Foundation. Dr. Barnes had recruited Russell to begin lecturing in January 1...

Legal actions: City College of New York

  • RC0096-811
  • Series
  • 1940-1941

Series contains material relating to the aftermath of the February 1940 announcement that Russell had been appointed to a professorship at the City College of New York. Many on the American right rallied to oppose the appointment, and a civil suit...

Legal actions: First World War, Rex v. Russell, 1918

  • RC0096-806
  • Series
  • 1918

Series consists of a few documents relating to the 1918 court case for which Russell was convicted under the Defence of the Realm Act and sentenced to Brixton prison. The charge resulted from comments made by Russell in the article ‘The German Pe...

"Later" Legal and Business Correspondence

  • RC0096-762
  • Series
  • 1906-1912; 1940-1969

Series consists largely of legal correspondence relating to alleged press abuse that Russell experienced in newspapers such as The Economist and Daily Mirror, and other publications; also includes documentation on various lawsuits. As noted in the...

Legal actions: First World War, the Everett case, 1916

  • RC0096-805
  • Series
  • 1916

Series consists of a few documents relating to legal actions surrounding the distribution of the so-called ‘Everett leaflet’ by the No-Conscription Fellowship (NCF) in April, 1916. The leaflet, entitled ‘Two Years’ Hard Labour for Refusing to Diso...

1935 divorce documents - divorce from Dora Russell

  • RC0096-761
  • Series
  • 1934-1936

Series consists of various legal documents used in the divorce proceedings between Russell and Dora Russell including two Heads of Agreements; affidavits and petitions by Russell and Dora Russell; affidavits from approximately fifteen individuals ...

Legal Correspondence

  • RC0096-760
  • Series
  • 1925-1949; 1960-1981

Series consists of correspondence with Russell's legal firm, Coward, Chance & Co., relating Russell's letting of Telegraph House from his brother, 1927-1931; divorce proceedings between Russell and Dora, 1932-1935, as well as custody and schooling...

Financial correspondence and related records

  • RC0096-751-754
  • Series
  • 1922-1970

Four small series have been grouped together here: 751: Russell’s correspondence with his accountant, Percy A. Popkin. 752: Additional correspondence with various financial institutions, including Barclay’s Bank and Child & Col. Al...

Russell's dictation

  • RC0096-750
  • Series
  • 1952-1966

Series consists of drafts of correspondence and of articles dictated by Russell to his wife, Edith, and handwritten by her. Most of the letters in this series are also related to correspondence in other series. Some replies are brief, such as thos...

Invitations to Lecture, attend functions and dinners, etc.

  • RC0096-740
  • Series
  • 1919-1970; predominant 1950-1970

This series consists of invitations to lecture, attend functions and dinners, sponsor organizations, etc., largely from 1950 onward. Includes typescript copies of replies from Russell, Chris Farley, and Ralph Schoenman. Acquired as part of Archive...

Stanley relatives

  • RC0096-737
  • Series
  • 1874-1967

Series consists of Bertrand Russell's correspondence with his Stanley relatives ranging from his early life to later years and offers insight into significant events in Russell's life and the nature of his relationships with certain family members...

Russell relatives

  • RC0096-736
  • Series
  • 1844-1969; predominant 1894-1969

Series consists of Bertrand Russell's correspondence with his Russell relatives ranging from his early life to later years and offers insight into significant events in Russell's life and the nature of his relationships with certain family members...

Frank Russell - death: condolences, etc.

  • RC0096-735
  • Series
  • 1931, 1970

Series consists of: condolences sent to Bertrand Russell after Frank Russell's death in Marseilles on 3 March 1931 along with typescript copies of his replies; correspondence between Bertrand Russell and Frank's friend, Miss Otter, concerning the ...

Frank Russell - politics and the law

  • RC0096-734
  • Series
  • 1890-1930

Series consists of letters relating to Frank Russell's careers in politics and the legal profession. Many are from members of the House of Lords, where Russell first took his seat in 1887. Acquired as part of Archives 1.

Frank Russell v. Mabel Edith (1st wife) - matrimonial suit

  • RC0096-733
  • Series
  • 1890-1891

Series consists of papers and correspondence relating to the 1891 matrimonial suit initiated by Frank Russell’s first wife, Mabel Edith Scott, on a charge of cruelty; in addition, there was a charge of a 'gross nature' concerning 'a man called X'....

Frank Russell - letters from friends and family

  • RC0096-732
  • Series
  • 1868, 1883-1931

Series consists of Frank Russell's correspondence with family and friends. Incoming correspondence largely consists of handwritten originals; outgoing correspondence consists of typescript copies. Includes copies of approximately 70 letters from F...

Frank Russell correspondence with Bertrand Russell

  • RC0096-730
  • Series
  • 1884-1929

Series consists of correspondence between Russell and his elder brother, John Francis Stanley (Frank) Russell (1865-1931), spanning from Bertrand Russell's early life until two years before Frank Russell's death. The elder Russell became the 2nd E...

Frank Russell personal items

  • RC0096-731
  • Series
  • 1880-ca. 1913

Series consists of three journals (Jan-Oct 1880, July 1883-Feb 1884, and Feb-Aug 1884 and Jan-Feb 1890) belonging to Frank Russell; handwritten musical score with a song 'Little Frank Russell' (by his grandmother?); three poems in Frank Russell's ...

97th Birthday

  • RC0096-728
  • Series
  • 1968-1969

Series consists of approximately 50 birthday letters addressed to Russell for his 97th birthday from individuals and organizations around the world who were both known and unknown to him. Many were sent by admirers of Russell. Russell died at age ...

Condolences on Russell's death: general

  • RC0096-727
  • Series
  • 1970

Series consists of condolences on Russell's death addressed to the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation, members of Russell's staff, or his wife Edith Russell. The condolences are from various individuals and organizations who knew Russell personally...

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