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LIDDELL HART, Capt Sir Basil Henry (1895-1970)

Papers relating to religion and philosophy, sport, science, psychology and fashion, 1913-1983

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LIDDELL HART: 14/1-47 Religion and philosophy, 1913-1972


LIDDELL HART: 14/1

1913 Jun 22

Manuscript poem by LIDDELL HART on his view of the meaning of life. 1p


LIDDELL HART: 14/2

1921-1922

Typescript and manuscript of articles by LIDDELL HART on the windows of York Minster, published in the Yorkshire Post in aid of the restoration fund. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/3

1934-1964

Typescript and mansucript articles and notes by LIDDELL HART on religion and philosophy, including his views of Christianity, 1935-1964; manuscript of 'Jesus, historical notes' [1935]; typescript of 'Summarised results of a study of the historical basis of Christianity from an historical standpoint', Sep 1935; typescript of 'The teaching of Jesus', Sep 1935. With cuttings of articles by LIDDELL HART published in the Hibbert Journal entitled 'The need for a spiritual Commonwealth', Jan 1947 and 'Christmas, Christianity and God-some reflections', Apr 1948. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/4

1953-1965

Correspondence and notes on the attitude of the Church of England to divorce, including correspondence with the George Kennedy Allen Bell, Bishop of Chichester, Frank Woods, Bishop of Middleton (also referring to the affair, 1933-1938, of LIDDELL HART' ex-wife Jessie, née Stone) and Kenneth Escott Kirk, Bishop of Oxford, 1953. With typescript note 'Some further questions and reflections-on the Church's attitude to divorce and remarriage', Sep 1953. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/5

1958-1960

Correspondence with the Rev Alan R Booth, Secretary of the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, London, on arrangements to meet. With review by Booth of Defence of the nuclear age (Gollancz, London, 1958) by Cdr Stephen King-Hall in Frontier, Apr 1958. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/6

1948-1955

Correspondence with Dr Lawrence Pearsall Jacks, and Dr Stephen Spinks, editors, the Hibbert Journal including publication of LIDDELL HART's article 'Christmas, Christianity and God-some reflections' (Apr 1948). With newspaper obituaries of Jacks, 1955. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/7

1956-1964

Correspondence with Michael Barrett and A Lawson Wood of Moral Re-Armament organisation, formerly known as the Oxford Group and lead by Dr Frank Buchman, including publicity leaflets for plays including 'The vanishing island', presented by the World Ideological Mission of Moral Re-Armament, at the London Hippodrome, May-Jun 1956 and the Princes Theatre, Jun 1956; reprint of advertisment issued by Moral Re-Armament, London, in the Daily Express, 27 Oct 1962; brochure for the World Assembly for Moral Re-Armament in Caux, Switzerland, Jul-Sep 1962. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/8

1937-1946

Correspondence relating to the World Congress of Faiths, founded by Sir Francis (Edward) Younghusband in Oxford, 1936, including publicity leaflet [1945]; arrangements for LIDDELL HART to speak on 'Religion and the world situation' at the Congress in London, Sep 1946; 'Spiritual charter of humanity' paper produced at the Spiritual World Congress at Brussels, Aug 1946. With newsletter of the 'World Congress of Faiths' number 3 (Harrison and Sons, London, 1946); introductory booklet 'Can the world faiths bring world fellowship?' (Severs, Cambridge [1946]). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/9

1947-1953

Correspondence with Ernest William Barnes, Bishop of Birmingham relating to his book The rise of Christianity (Longmans, Green and Co, London, 1947) in agreement with views expressed in the book, Mar-Apr 1948, disputing the Virgin birth, resurrection and Christ's miracles; correspondence, 1948-1953, with Henry Stanley Shelton on dating and authenticity of fragment of papyrus, held in John Rylands library, Manchester, believed to be of the Gospel of St John, 2nd Century AD, with Shelton's notes on its examination, and his article 'The date of the fourth Gospel' in The New Zealand Rationalist, Mar 1958. With newspaper cuttings on Barnes' book, his resignation from office in May and death in Nov 1953. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/10

1952

Correspondence with Canon Lewis John Collins of St Paul's Cathedral, London, in support of statement by Collins at the Council for Education in World Citizenship in London that it is not necessary to subscribe to the creeds in order to be a member of the Church of England, Jan 1952. With related newspaper cutting. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/11

1940

Correspondence with Canon Stephen Jack Marriott of Westminster Abbey, London, including views on psychological or spiritual aspects of World War Two. With leaflets by Marriott 'The day of the layman has come' text of [radio] broadcast on 7 Jan 1940 and reprinted from The Listener, 18 Jan 1940 and follow up leaflet 'What next?' on need for Christian action against Germany (W Speaight and Sons, London [1940])


LIDDELL HART: 14/12

1946-1947

Correspondence with Canon Robert Cecil Mortimer of Christ Church, Oxford, on setting up by Mortimer of a group to consider moral theology and the limitation of warfare, and arrangements for LIDDELL HART to attend meetings. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/13

1948, 1964

Correspondence with Canon Charles Earle Raven, Christ's College, Cambridge, on arrangements to meet in May 1948. With obituary of Raven in The Times, 10 Jul 1964. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/14

1945

Correspondence with the Cuthbert Carroll Thicknesse, Dean of St Albans, on Thicknesse's protest over the use of atomic weapons (in an interview in the Daily Mail, Aug 1945). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/15

1959, 1972

Correspondence with Canon Herbert Montague Waddams of the Church of England Council on Inter-Church Relations, London, on Waddams' planned visit to Canada, with letters of introduction to prominent Canadians provided by LIDDELL HART. With Waddams' obituary in The Times, 15 May 1972. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/16

1915-1964

Correspondence on religion and philosophy, including Marghanita Laski on humanism, 1963; John Lawrence, editor, enclosing draft of planned article on the hydrogen bomb in the Christian News-Letter, requesting LIDDELL HART's comments, 1954; Ethel Mannin and Reginald Reynolds, inviting LIDDELL HART to contribute to proposed symposium 'Reaction to progress' and enclosing synopsis (invitation not taken up), Jun 1946; Prince Chula-Chakrebongse of Thailand on his article 'Buddhism in everday life' in The Listener, 30 Jun 1960; Rev Leslie Dixon Weatherhead, the City Temple, London, with copy typescript of article by Weatherhead 'The free churches and the new world', 1947. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/17

1937-1964

Pamphlets and articles on religion and philosophy, including 'Report of the Second World Conference on faith and order' held in Edinburgh, Aug 1937 issued for the Conference by the Secretariat of the Continuation Committee (Turnbull and Spears, Edinburgh, Aug 1937); 'The covenant of literal morality, protocol 1' (Seizin Press, London, 1938), with related correspondence; 'Religious belief and personal adjustment' by Professor Raymond (William) Firth, given as the Henry Myers Lecture (Royal Anthropological Institute, London, 1948); copy typescript of The right and wrong kind of eschatology' by Dennis Routh, Feb 1949; 'How stands reunion?' by Edward Sydney Woods, Bishop of Lichfield (Lutterworth Press, London, 1949); copy typescript of 'Evolutionary Humanism' by Julian Sorell Huxley [1949]; 'Ideological aspects of defence', report on the defence session of the World Assembly for Moral Re-Armament at Caux, Sep 1950 (Moral Re-Armament, Caux, Switxerland, 1950); 'The Dead Sea Scrolls and their significance' by Rev Harold Henry Rowley, text of talk from BBC Third Programme (Independent Press, London, 1955); 'The vanishing island' text of play by Peter Howard and Cecil Broadhurst (Moral Re-Armament, London, Dec 1955). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/18-19

1930-1939

Newspaper cuttings on religion, including series of articles on religious beliefs, subjects including Julian Sorell Huxley, Professor Albert Einstein and Sir Arthur Keith, Nov 1930; Herbert George Wells on immortality, Nov 1930; Sir Oliver Lodge on death, Mar 1934; 'Substitutes for religion' series of articles including fascism and nazism by William Ralph Inge, Dean of St Pauls in the Evening Standard, Jun 1935; series of articles on Christian beliefs, including Stephen (Harold) Spender, Professor John Hilton and the Walter Robert Matthews, Dean of St Paul's, Jul 1937; articles on the Report of the Commission on Christian Doctrine, Jan 1938; lives of the apostles by John Hampden, Jun 1938; letters to The Times on the Oxford Group, created by followers of Dr Frank Buchman, Jun 1939, and later known as Moral Re-Armament. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/20

1933-1962

Newspaper cuttings on philosophy, including articles in the Daily Express, Oct 1933, on philosophers including Jean Jacques Rousseau, Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Plato, Aristotle and Machiavelli; profiles of Aldous Huxley, Nov 1937 and Alfred Jules Ayer, Professor of Logic at Oxford, Mar 1962; articles on pyschology by Dr E Graham Howe in the Picture Post, Oct 1949; 'The purpose of philosophy' by Sir Isaiah Berlin in The Sunday Times, 4 Nov 1962. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/21/1

1940-1948

Newspaper cuttings on Church of England and World War Two, including issue of joint statement of peace aims by Church of England, the Free Churches and the Roman Catholic Church, Dec 1940; the Oxford Group of lay evangelists, lead by Dr Frank Buchman, Oct 1941, on exemption of members from National Service; visit of Dr Cyril Foster Garbett, Archbishop of York, to Russia, Oct 1943. With leaflet 'Calling the nation to prayer' reprinted from the National Message, 13 Sep 1939. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/21/2

1948-1958

Newspaper cuttings on attitude of the Church of England to nuclear weapons, 1948-1958, including statement by British Council of Churches deploring decision by British government to carry out nuclear tests, Apr 1957. With Soviet News article 'Appeal to Christians throughout the world issued by patriarchs of All-Russia, Georgia and Armenia' for Christian unity (9 Aug 1950). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/22

1939-1960

Newspaper cuttings on William Ralph Inge, Dean of St Paul's, London, including his articles published in the Evening Standard on primary school education, 30 Nov 1942, divorce, 21 Dec 1943, and eugenics, 24 Oct 1944. With obituaries, Feb 1954. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/23

1943-1949

Newspaper cuttings on religion and philosophy including series of articles on religions of the world in The Listener, Apr-Jun 1943; profile of Jean-Paul Sartre in The Listener, 10 Oct 1946; book reviews, including Diary of a Dean (Hutchinson, London, 1950) by the William Ralph Inge, Dean of St Paul's. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/24

1947-1950

Newspaper cuttings on religion, including the eighth Lambeth Conference, Aug 1948, calling for reunion of Christian churches; profile of William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury, Aug 1948; survey on church attendance, published in the British Weekly (Jan 1949); conference for Moral Re-Armament held in Caux, Switzerland, Jun 1946; Church Assembly, at Westminster, Jun 1949 and consideration of the Bishops' (Retirement) Measure; discussion through letters to the editor published in The Times of Catholicism, Nov 1949-Jan 1950; reviews of Cosmo Gordon Lang (Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1949) by John Gilbert Lockhart on the former Archbishop of Canterbury. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/25

1948-1968

Newspaper cuttings on attitude of the Churches to divorce, including plea by Dr Cyril Foster Garbett, Archbishop of York, for more lenient attitude by the Anglican Church to divorce, Oct 1953; consideration of changes to Canon Law on divorce, 1954; statement by Convocation of Canterbury of Anglican law for divorce, Oct 1957; bill of Leo Abse for reform of the divorce law, Apr 1963; recommendation in report by the Law Commission, Nov 1966, of divorce by consent; 'Divorce' article in The Observer, 21 Jan 1968. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/26

1949-1969

Newspaper cuttings on the Dead Sea Scrolls, Hebrew texts of Old Testament books, discovered in a cave in Qumran, Western Palestine in 1947, including account of their discovery, Aug 1949; attempts to date the scrolls, between the third century BC and 68 AD, 1949-1959; 'The Scrolls and Christianity' by Murray Sayle and Lewis Chester in The Sunday Times, 21 Nov 1965; 'What the Temple Scroll reveals' by Professor Yigael Yadin in The Daily Telegraph, 19 Jul 1968, on the discovery of a new Qumran scroll in 1967. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/27

1949-1965

Newspaper cuttings on Moral Re-Armament, known as the Oxford Group until 1938, lead by Dr Frank Buchman to combat corruption, Communism and war including 'Crusade or circus?' by Robert Muller in the Picture Post ,9 Jun 1956, on 'The Vanishing Island' plays performed by Moral Re-Armament; obituarries on death of Buchman, Aug 1961; appeal for contributions by Moral Re-Armament in the Daily Express, 9 Jan 1964. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/28-29

1950-1952

Newspaper cuttings on religion and philosophy, including 'Logical positivism and ethics' by Winston Barnes in The Listener, 19 Jan 1950; Congregationalism, May 1950; humanism, Oct 1950; 'Recent developments in New Testament studies' by Rev George Dunbar Kilpatrick in The Listener, 12 Jul 1951. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/30

1954-1966

Newspaper cuttings on the Rev William Franklin (Billy) Graham, American evangelist, covering visits to Britain, Feb-May 1954 and Jun 1966; profile of Graham in The Observer, 24 Apr 1955. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/31

1955-1956

Newspaper cuttings on BBC Home Service broadcasts in Jan 1955 by Margaret Knight, lecturer in psychology at the University of Aberdeen entitled 'Morals without religion' against orthodox religious teaching to children; text of first talk by Knight in The Listener, 13 Jan 1955. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/32

1958-1964

Newspaper cuttings on religion and nuclear weapons, including recommendation of the British Council of Churches that atomic weapons must be accepted, Apr 1959. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/33

1958-1960

Newspaper cuttings on religion, including series of articles 'The astounding story of Christendom' by Theo Lang in Everybody's, Nov 1958; interview of Dr Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury by Kenneth Harris in The Observer, Mar 1959; 'Science and God' by Julian Huxley in The Observer Weekend Review, 17 Jul 1960. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/34

1963

Newspaper cuttings on the Thirty-Nine Articles, summarising the beliefs and practices of the Church of England, covering criticism of the Articles by Canon John Pearce-Higgins. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/35

1963-1965

Newspaper cuttings on Dr John Robinson, Bishop of Woolwich and his book Honest to God (SCM Press, 1965), with his views on the virgin birth, the crucifixion and contemporary religion. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/36

1963

Newspaper cuttings on the Churches, including plans for Anglican-Methodist unity, Feb 1963; 'Civilisation, sex and morals' by Dr Arthur Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury in The Sunday Times Weekend Review, 17 Feb 1963; 'The attempt to thwart Pope John (XXIII)' by Robert Kaiser in The Observer Weekend Review, 30 Jun 1963 on the Second Vatican Council, 1959; 'Virgin Mother, history or myth' by Dr John Robinson in the Sunday Mirror, 22 Dec 1963. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/37

1963

Newspaper cuttings and obituaries on the death of Pope John XXIII in Jun 1963. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/38

1963-1964

Newspaper cuttings on the Catholic Church and World War Two, including play by Rolf Hochhuth of Westphalia, Germany entitled 'The Vicar' on the role of Pope Pius XII during World War Two. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/39

1964-1965

Newspaper cuttings on the churches and religion, including interview with Dr Michael Ramsey in The Economist, 13 Jun 1964; 'A mission's failure' article by Rev Nicolas David Stacey, Rector of Woolwich, in The Observer, 6 Dec 1964 on his attempts to bring religion into the lives of the local community. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/40

1964-1965

Newspaper cuttings on the Catholic Church including 'The fathers in the modern world' on the Vatican Council in The Economist, 14 Nov 1964; 'The private diaries of Pope John' in The Observer Weekend Review, 28 Feb 1965 on Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, Pope John XXIII. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/41

1964-1968

Newspaper cuttings on the Catholic attitudes to contraception and celibacy within the priesthood, including 'Catholics and birth control' in the New Statesman, 5 Mar 1965; articles on the encyclical on birth control, issued in Jul 1968 and 'Pope Paul on contraception' in The Guardian, 30 Jul 1968, on views of Giovanni Battista Montini, Pope Paul VI; 'The Pope, the pill and the people' by Douglas Brown in The Sunday Telegraph, 4 Aug 1968; 'A priest's plea for abolition of the law of celibacy', anonoymous, in The Times, 14 Dec 1968. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/42-44

1965-1969

Newspaper cuttings on religion, including 'Why I left the Roman Catholic Church' by Charles Davis, leading theologian, in The Observer Review, 1 Jan 1967; 'How the Vatican works' by John (Clifford) Mortimer in The Sunday Times Magazine, 1 Oct 1967; plans for union between Anglican and Methodist churches, Apr 1968. With 'The twelve days that broke Rommel' by FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein on the Battle of Alamein, 1942 in The Sunday Times [1967].


LIDDELL HART: 14/45

1969

Newspaper cuttings on Anglican-Methodist unity, including results on vote by bishops, clergy and laity in Feb 1969; 'Church unity a way forward' by Dr (Arthur) Mervyn Stockwood, Bishop of Southwark in the Sunday Telegraph, 13 Jul 1969; rejection of unity by the Church of England following vote, Jul 1969. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/46

1944-1967

Newspaper obituaries on religious figures, including William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury, Oct 1944; Monsignor Ronald Arbuthnott Knox, Aug 1957; Dr Hewlett Johnson, Dean of Canterbury, Oct 1966. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/47

1934-1971

Miscellaneous papers and newspaper cuttings on religion and philosophy, including 'The controvesial bishop' on Ernest William Barnes, Bishop of Birmingham in the Picture Post, 13 Dec 1947; 'World religions-a summing up' by E O James in The Listener, 1 Apr 1948; 'Cambridge Christians' in the Spectator, 29 Apr 1955; profiles of Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury and Trevor Huddlestone in The National and English Review, Jul 1958; profile of (Arthur) Mervyn Stockwood, Bishop of Southwark by Peter Dunn in the Sunday Times, 9 May 1965; 'The Jews in Britain by Kingsley Martin in the Weekend Telegraph magazine, 1 Apr 1966; 'Who was Jesus?' in The Observer, 13 Nov 1966. With 'The true church' by John Charles Ryle, Lord Bishop of Liverpool (Caxton Press, Lowestoft, 1902); theatre programme for 'The Devils' by the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company at the Aldwych Theatre [1960]. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/48-59 Papers relatingto rugby, lawn tennis and aviation, 1913-1926


LIDDELL HART: 14/48

1913-1914, 1929

Newspaper articles and manuscript notes on rugby, including manuscript record kept by LIDDELL HART of the best player in matches seen, 1909-1913; manuscript of rules for table rugger [1913]; manuscript list of great rugby players selected by LIDDELL HART, Jan 1914, and his letter stating his selection published in The Royal Tank Corps Journal, Sep 1929. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/49

1919-1914

Scrapbook containing newspaper cuttings on rugby, including five nations' matches, 1909-1914; Oxford University versus Cambridge University, 1909, 1911; manuscript notes from newspaper articles on South Africa rugby team tour in England, 1912-1913. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/50

1912-1914

Newspaper cuttings on rugby, including Wales versus England, Jan 1914; Oxford University versus Cambridge University, 1912; South Africa rugby team tour in England, 1912. With copy of French sports paper Sporting, 15 Apr 1914. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/51

1909-1913

Rugby match programmes, including Oxford University versus Cambridge University, Dec 1913; England versus South Africa, France and Scotland at Twickenham, 1913. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/52

1919 Jul 15-1923 Aug 1

'Some lawn tennis writings, 1919-1923', containing issues of American Lawn Tennis, 15 Jul 1919-1 Aug 1923 (incomplete), official magazine of the United States Lawn Tennis Association, New York, featuring articles by LIDDELL HART, mainly on the Wimbledon tennis championships and Davis Cup matches. With issues of Lawn Tennis and Badminton, magazine of the Lawn Tennis Association, 12 Nov 1921, 15 Jul 1922 and 9 Dec 1922, and letter dated 7 Jul 1922 from S Wallis Merrihew, proprietor, asking for background information on LIDDELL HART. 1 vol


LIDDELL HART: 14/53

1913-1925

Newspaper cuttings of articles by LIDDELL HART on lawn and hardcourt tennis for Manchester Guardian Westminster Gazette and Yorkshire Post, including the Wimbledon Championships, 1923-1925; articles in The National Review, 'A ranking of the world's lawn tennis players', Nov 1921, 'Lawn tennis-the women players', Dec 1921, 'The lawn tennis season of 1922', Dec 1922, 'The lawn tennis season of 1923', Jan 1924, and 'Lawn tennis in 1924', Jan 1925. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/54

1913-1947

'Extracts on sport', manuscript notes taken from published articles on lawn tennis, 1913. With comments on LIDDELL HART's writings on lawn tennis, 1920-1947. 1 vol, 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/55

1926

Newspaper cuttings of reviews of The lawn tennis masters unveiled by LIDDELL HART (J W Arrowsmith, London, 1926). With copy of The lawn tennis masters unveiled and Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News, 24 Jul 1926. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/56

1919-1926

Correspondence with publishers, papers and journals on lawn tennis, including S Wallis Merrihew, proprietor of the magazine American Lawn Tennis, on articles contributed by LIDDELL HART, 1919-1925; copy of agreement with J W Arrowsmith, publishers, for publication of The lawn tennis masters unveiled (Arrowsmith, London, 1926) with related papers, 1925-1927; employment as lawn tennis correspondent at the Westminster Gazette, Mar 1925. With report of the Management Committee, 1925-1926 and minutes of the first annual general meeting, Dec 1926 of the Lawn Tennis Journalists' Association, of which LIDDELL HART was president, 1925-1926. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/57

1923-1937

Correspondence and accounts relating to California Poppy Gut, which LIDDELL HART contracted to introduce to tennis racquet manufacturers in England on behalf of California By-Products in San Fransisco, 1923, with accounts for 1923 and 1925. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/58

1912-1926

Programmes, photographs and miscellaneous cuttings on lawn tennis, including photographs of William Tatem (Bill) Tilden, F T Hunter, Howard Kinsey, G L Patterson, Helen Wills, W M Johnstone, R N Williams, Maj Norman Brookes and Ray Casey, 1921-1924; programmes for the Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, 1912-1914 and souvenir brochure, 1921; 'The Davis Cup Souvenir 1913' (McCorquodale and Co, London, 1913) and programme for competition at Forest Hills, New York, 1922; programmes for the National Lawn Tennis Championship Tournament, Philadelphia, USA, 1922 and 1923. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/59

1910-1929

Souvenir programmes and magazines on aviation, comprising programmes for Bournemouth International Aviation Meeting, Jul 1910, and meetings at the London Aerodrome, Hendon, 1913-1914; 'The conquest of the air' part 15 of Engineering wonders of the World edited by Archibald Williams (Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, [1910]); catalogue for the aero and motor boat exhibition at Olympia, Mar-Apr 1911; L'Aviation Illustrée, 15 Apr 1911; Munsey's Magazine (Frank A Munsey Company, New York and London, Jun 1912) with article 'The present and future of man flight' by Augustus Post; 'Flying at Hendon, official souvenir of the London aerodrome' (Grahame-White Aviation Co, London, 1913); issues of L'Aéro, 2 and 9 Jun 1913, 4 Apr and 6 Jul 1914; programme for the Royal Air Force display, Hendon, Jul 1927; 'The Schneider Trophy contest' (Gale and Polden, London, 1929), official souvenir programme for the race for seaplanes, Portsmouth area, 1929. With Engineering wonders of the World part 7, 'Special naval number' (Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, [1910]). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/60-63 Papers relating to science,psychology and fiction writing


LIDDELL HART: 14/60

1923-1948

Newspaper cuttings and articles on science, including 'Modern road engineering' by H Percy Boulnois in the Royal Engineers Journal, Mar 1923; survey of evidence for existence of the Loch Ness monster, Dec 1933; series of articles 'Life and death' in the Evening Standard, Dec 1935; debate on the origins of man, 1935; 'What is osteopathy?' in the British Medical Journal, 20 Jan 1935. With 'The clinician's function in medicine' by the Rt Hon Thomas Jeeves Horder, 1st Baron Horder of Ashford, reprinted from the New York State Journal of Medicine, Jun 1936 and 'The theory and practise of self-induced deep relaxation', London, 1948 by J Bradley Hoskisson. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/61

1935-1939

Newspaper cuttings on psychology including booklist for reading on psychology distributed by the National Book Council (Northumberland Press Ltd, Newcastle, Oct 1934); 'What do dreams mean?' by Dr Cyril Burt in the Evening Standard, 17 Dec 1935; phrenology, Oct 1938, including appraisal of Adolf Hitler. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/62

[1930s]

Notes for planned novel by LIDDELL HART on World War One entitled 'Brothers'. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/63

[1935]

'The perfect swindle' short story by LIDDELL HART about investment in a gold mine in [Africa]. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/64-92 Papers relating to fashionand manners, 1921-1983


LIDDELL HART: 14/64

1921

'If anyone asserts that present fashions are the most beautiful', typescript copy of manuscript note dated 1921. 1p


LIDDELL HART: 14/65

1922

Typescript copy of manuscript notes dated 1922 on the fashion for small waists in women. 1p


LIDDELL HART: 14/66

1923 Sep 19

'Straight line in dress', photocopy of letter published in The Times, 21 Sep 1923. 1p


LIDDELL HART: 14/67

[1924]

'Modern woman', photocopy of typescript article, including criticism of the suffragette movement.


LIDDELL HART: 14/68

[1924]

'Relativity in beauty and fashion', photocopy of typescript article. 3pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/69

1932 Mar 10

'Women out of their sphere', photocopy of manuscript notes for a lecture to FDS, Highgate. 2pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/70

1934 Sep

'Woman wander-the world wavers', typescript copy of article published in the English Review, Sep 1934. 9pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/71

1943 Jun 4

'The unrealism of feminism', copy of typescript note. 1p


LIDDELL HART: 14/72

1944 Sep 19

'Manners makyth man', copy typescript, on the need for a revival of graceful manners in women following World War Two. 7pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/73

1944 Sep 22

'Modes mould manners', copy typescript, on the influence of dress on behaviour. 4pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/74

1944 Nov

'The history of fashion', copy typescript of article on the history of fashion from the Middle Ages to the 1930s. 11pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/75

1944 Nov

'Three civilisations', copy typescript of article on the Minoan, Graeco-Roman and present day civilisations. 1p


LIDDELL HART: 14/76

1944 Nov 4

'Fashion, war and revolution. Dress is the barometer of the human climate', copy typescript of article published in Lilliput, Feb 1945. 5pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/77

1944 Dec 13

'The shape of habit and of history. The relationship between fashion, peace and revolution', copy of typescript. 7pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/78

[1944]

'The tide of fashion and of feminine influence. Illustrative extracts from a file of current comment', copy of typescript extracts from newspapers and journals. 9pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/79

1945 Aug 17

'Is the shape of hats the shape of things to come?', in the Daily Mail, 17 Aug 1945. 1p


LIDDELL HART: 14/80

[1945-1946]

'How fashion forecasts peace or revolution', copy typescript. 8pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/81

[1945-1946]

'"Habit" is the shape of history. How modes reflect and mould manners', copy typescript. 12pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/82

1946 Jan

'Manners mould mankind', copy of typescript published in the World Review, Jan 1946. 19pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/83

1946 May 1

'Modes, manners and war', typescript article and list of illustrations. 11pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/84

1946 Dec 18

'The philosophy of dress', typescript review of 'A letter to a young girl on the future of clothes' (Home and Van Thal, 1946) by James Laver with published article in World Review, Mar 1947. 1pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/85

1947 Sep 27

Copy typescript of letter to Picture Post on new Paris fashions. 1p


LIDDELL HART: 14/86

1947 Sep 27

Copy typescript of letter to The Times on the new Paris fashions. 1p


LIDDELL HART: 14/87

1948 Apr 22

Copy typescript of speech at Foyles' Literary Luncheon, the Dorchester Hotel, London, entitled 'The new look'. 2pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/88

1948 Nov 22

'The future turns on the next "new look"', text of lecture in Nov 1948, and copy of published article 'Do styles foretell wars?' in Maclean's Magazine, 15 Feb 1949. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 14/89

[1948]

'The "New look" and "Next look"', copy of typescript article. 7pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/90

1955 Jan 30

'Does female fashion foretell future world events?', interview with Dawn Bentata in the Overseas Weekly, 30 Jan 1955. 1p


LIDDELL HART: 14/91

[950]

'Evolution in fashion in the 19th century (England)', copy of typescript article on fashion, 1802-1897. 3pp


LIDDELL HART: 14/92

[1952]

Copy of typescript notes on 'Costume, 1914-1930', by Willett Cunnington. 1p


LIDDELL HART: 14/93

1983

'The LIDDELL HART collection' (Liverpool Polytechnic Art and Design Library, 1983) guide to the holdings of the fashion archive at the Art and Design Library, Liverpool Polytechnic. 1 vol


LIDDELL HART: 14/94

[1968]

Copy of typescript list of names of correspondents on fashion, 1932-1968. 5pp

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