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Condolences on Russell's death: answered by Lady Russell
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5 cm of textual records (1 box)
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As noted in the Archives 2 print finding aid, "Edith Russell received many condolences" following Bertrand Russell's death on 2 February 1970 and "she personally replied to" those included in this series (though copies of her replies are not here). Of note are letters from Dora Russell and John Conrad Russell offering condolences and revealing that they had intended to visit Russell just before his death.
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Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by last name and corresponds with BRACERS document number order.
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Online: For a listing of the letters in this series, use the advanced search screen of BRACERS. In the “Class” field, enter series number: 726.
Print: A list of the correspondents is also available in the print finding aid for Russell Archives 2; see K. Blackwell and C. Spadoni, The Second Archives of Bertrand Russell (Bristol: Thoemmes, 1992), pp. 292-293.
Box numbers for this series: 11.05
Document numbers for this series: 726.118001-726.118108.