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  • Title
    Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature; Herbert Somerton Foxwell papers
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    MS1115
  • Date
    c1880-c1935
  • Creator
    Foxwell, Herbert Somerton (1849-1936) economist and bibliographerMore Info on Creator
  • Scope and Content
    This collection comprises: catalogues, card indexes and other papers concerning the organisation and management of the contents of the Goldsmith's Library at the University of London Library; Newspaper cuttings and handwritten notes by Foxwell concerning a wide range of economic subjects which were used in his lectures; Extracts from booksellers' catalogues and handwritten notes by Foxwell concerning forthcoming publications and rare books relating to various aspects of economics; memoranda, booklets of rules and bye-laws, correspondence etc, which relate to Foxwell's membership of professional bodies such as the Royal Economic Society, the Political Economy Club; Memoranda, correspondence etc. which relate to Fowell's academic posts at St. John's College Cambridge and the University of London; Booklets of rules and bye-laws etc, which relate to Foxwell's personal interests in rock climbing, cricket, etc;. Photographs, legal documents, invoices for school fees etc. which relate to members of Foxwell's immediate family.
  • Notes
    NB The following box list has also been attached as a pdf document to this collection-level description.Box 12 c1901-c1927: -Circular letters, memoranda, booklets of by-laws, lists of member’s addresses, etc, issued by professional bodies such as: Royal Economic Society, The Economic Club, Political Economy Club, Manchester Statistical Society, St. Christopher’s Working Boys’ Club -Booklets of by-laws and rules by societies which reflect Foxwell’s personal interests and hobbies, such as: Amateur Dramatic Club (ADC) of Cambridge University, Association of British Members of the Swiss Alpine Club, Cambridge Alpine Club, Royston Golf Club -Photographs: (i) Three aerial shots of colleges at Cambridge, one of which is probably Foxwell’s college St. Johns. (ii) One studio shot of a baby, presumably a relative of Foxwell’s. The cover to the photograph bears the inscription: ‘To Grandpa with best love from Hugh’ (iii) Two head and shoulders studio shots of a man in an envelope bearing the inscription ‘Photograph of Ernest. Excellent. Taken at Weymouth’. The photographs might therefore be of Foxwell’s assistant Ernest W. Lockhart. (iv) One head and shoulder studio shot of a young woman, presumably a relative of Foxwell’s. -Receipts etc. relating to Foxwell’s personal financial affairs, such as receipts relating to the payment of college fees of Miss. D.M.H. Foxwell during her residence at Girton College at Cambridge, an invoice for the school fees of Miss M. Foxwell issued by Wycombe Abbey School. Box 13 c1913-c1927 -Newspaper cuttings and notes handwritten by Foxwell for use in lectures and articles, concerning economic issues such as dollar securities mobilization, foreign exchange, etc. -Collection of index cards which functioned as a bibliography of economic articles dating from 1803-1879 Box 14 c1920-c1935 Miscellaneous papers, including: -‘Once bitten’ by S.L. Bensusan, a short story published in an unidentified newspaper (1932) -Newspaper cutting ‘National debt total’ (1933) -Handwritten sheet of notes about the descendants of ‘Coke of Norfolk’ (undated) -Typescript paper, ‘Library Committee’s Report on the Macalister bequest’ (1934) -Printed booklet, ‘Index to papers…on monumental effigies of Somerset’ by Alfred C. Fryer (1932) -Menu for a formal dinner at St. Johns College Cambridge (1932 November 24) -Newspaper cuttings: -‘News scheme for opera’ (1932) -‘Oil-Electric Express’ (1933) -‘Glastonbury. The tor slopes. A presentation appeal’ (undated) -Printed pamphlets by bodies such as The Cambridge Cooperative Society Limited (c1930), The National Trust (c1925), and academics such as ‘The income concept in the light of experience’ by Irving Fisher (c1920) -Memoranda, notices of annual meetings, lists of council and officers etc. issued to members of the Royal Economic Society (1930-1933) Box 15 c1925-c1953 Miscellaneous papers: -Two bulletins issued by the Wheat Studies of the Food Research Institute at Stanford University, California (1925-1926) -‘Potatoes’, bulletin no. 94 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (1943) -Miscellaneous items such as pages from ‘The Cambridge Daily News’ (1953) and ‘Daily Morning Post (1952), blotting paper and greeting cards Box 16 c1920-c1931 -Newspaper cuttings and notes handwritten by Foxwell for use in lectures and articles, concerning economic issues such as political movements such as socialism, capitalism and Bolshevism, the concept of labour, etc. Box 17 c1916-c1928 Miscellaneous printed materials, including: -Printed pamphlet, ‘A short guide through the free City of Danzig’ (undated) -Programme of meetings for the Sociological Society (1915) -Pamphlet, ‘James Ward 1843-1925’ by F.C. Bartlett off printed from the American Journal of Psychology (1925) -Pamphlet, ‘The Review of Religions’, no. 1 (1924 December) -Cambridge Cooperative Society Limited newsletter (1928) -Pamphlet, ‘The relations between magic and animism’ by Carveth Read (1916) Box 19 1888 Booklets: ‘Catalogue cuttings etc. relating to economics or economists’. Cuttings from various unidentified catalogues concerning manuscripts and books dating from the 13th century to 1670. The booklets were compiled by Ernest W. Lockhart. Box 20 Undated Miscellaneous cards, remnants of an old index system. Box 21 c1880s-c1890s Notes and newspaper cuttings concerning economics and monetary issues which seem to have been used by Foxwell for his lectures. Box 22 c1920-c1927 -Newspaper cuttings and notes handwritten by Foxwell for use in lectures and articles, concerning the development of Bolshevism, communism and socialism in Russia and elsewhere. Box 23 c1926-c1932 -Newspaper cuttings and notes handwritten by Foxwell for use in lectures and articles, concerning economic issues such as English banking organisations, new bank notes, etc. Box 24 c1916-c1927 -Newspaper cuttings and notes handwritten by Foxwell for use in lectures and articles, concerning economic issues such as the performance of Australian, Indian and Canadian banks such as the Bank of Montreal, Australian banking reform, also American banking, etc. Box 25 Undated, 1920: -Index cards listing location by case number and total number of items at that location (undated -Printed pamphlet, ‘London Joint City and Midland Bank Limited. A great bank’ (1920) Box 26 c1898-c1911 Papers mainly concerning the purchase of furniture and other household decorations, Foxwell’s personal interests and hobbies, including: -Envelope containing postcards of different designs of fireplaces and dog grates (undated) -Invoice from Wood & Hemmons of Bristol for furniture (undated) -Letter from Shoolbred & Co. concerning sizes of rug (1898) -Invite to a formal dinner celebrating the 400th anniversary of St. Johns College Cambridge (1911) -Samples of different types of paper envelopes (undated) -Catalogues advertising photographic equipment (undated) -Printed booklet, ‘List of University and College cricket fixtures’ (undated) -Flyer advertising the publication of ‘Rock-climbing in North Wales’ by George and Ashley Abraham (1906) Box 27 Two items in this box only: (i) Memorandum issued by The British Empire Union entitled ‘Industrial Unrest’ (1919) (ii) Article from ‘The Pictorial World’ entitled ‘The late Prince Charles of Prussia’, concerning the death of Prince Frederick Charles Alexander. Brother of the King of Prussia (1883 February 3) Box 28 c1880-c1915 Exam papers on political economy, regulations and some correspondence concerning exams for various institutions Foxwell agreed/was asked to act as examiner for e.g. University of Cambridge, Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, Civil Service Commission, University of London, Civil Service of India. Box 29 c1917-c1932 Newspaper cuttings from a variety of papers e.g. The Times, The Financial Times, concerning annual reports of insurance companies, savings, bonds etc. A number of the articles concern Prudential Assurance Company Limited. Box 30 1892 Booklets: ‘Bibliography from the French Dictionary’, concerning manuscripts and books dating from 16th century to 1853. Compiled by Ernest W. Lockhart. Box 31 1881-1902 Booklets, ‘University Library accessions’ for 1881 to 1902. Handwriting resembles Ernest W. Lockhart’s. Box 32 c1880s-c1890s Booklets,’ Books and pamphlets mainly economics. Chronological handlist’. Compiled presumably by Ernest W. Lockhart concerning manuscripts and books dating from 1701 to 1800. Box 33 -1889 Booklet,’ Alphabetical index of author’s names after 1800. A to K inclusive’. Originally compiled by Ernest W. Lockhart, continued by C.C. Scott. -c1880s-c1890s Booklets, ‘Books and pamphlets mainly economic. Chronological handlist’ concerning manuscripts and books dating from 1801 to 1845. Handwriting resembles Ernest W. Lockhart’s. Box 34 One item in this box only: Printed proofs issued by the Royal Society: ‘Uncorrected proof, issued for the convenience of Fellows at the meeting…Bakerian Lecture-On the statistical and thermodynamical relations of radiant energy’ by Professor Sir J. Larmor (1909). Box 35 c1922-c1932 Material relating to Cambridge University, the temperance movement and printed pamphlet issued by various professional bodies, including: -Book, ‘King’s College Chapel, Cambridge and the College buildings’ by Christopher Hussey (1926) -Printed pamphlets relating to the temperance movement issued by the True Temperance Association, such as ‘The way out of Whitechapel’ by Margaret Cole, from the ‘The Woman’s View’, a journal issued by the Women’s True Temperance Committee (1932 April) -Printed journal, ‘Bankers’ Magazine’ no. 943 (1922 October) -Printed pamphlet, ‘The Romanian Institute of Social Science 1921-1926’ (1926) -Printed pamphlet, ‘The British Institute of Philosophical Studies’ (1925) Box 36 c1918-c1930 Miscellaneous material concerning fox-hunting, the National Institute of Industrial Psychology, postgraduate international studies, philosophy of religion, etc: -Two printed pamphlets concerning fox-hunting: ‘Fox-hunting’ and ‘Tally-ho!’ by G. Wingfield Clark (c1927) -Printed pamphlet publicising the National Institute of Industrial Psychology (c1930) -Printed pamphlet issued by The Postgraduate Institute of International Studies, ‘Announcement for 1930-1931’ (1930 March) -Typescript pamphlet, ‘Belief in God. Summary of some principal features in British Philosophy of Religion 1900-1930’ by Alfred Caldecott (1930) -Envelope with ‘Various books wanted. Make lists under subjects’ written in Foxwell’s hand written on the front, contains flyers issued by publishers and booksellers and newspaper cuttings concerning books relating to economics (1918-c1922). -Notes and list written by Foxwell concerning various books on economics he presumably wanted to acquire (undated) -Printed pamphlet, ‘A selection of publications in history and economics’ issued by Ginn and Company (1925) -Printed catalogues issued by booksellers such as Henry Young & Sons Limited concerning forthcoming publications (1925) -Envelope containing flyers, printed pamphlets, membership form etc, relating to the National Party (c1918) -Envelope containing newspaper cuttings concerning money and finance (1914-1915) -Envelope containing newspaper cuttings concerning labour after World War I and the Welsh mining industry (1915-1922) -Letter to Foxwell from the Senate of the University of London informing him that he had been appointed a member of the Economics and Political Science Board of Studies (1927) Box 37 c1913-c1933 -Three black and white photographs of the Swiss mountain Matterhorn and Adelboden, a town in Switzerland (undated) - Newspaper cuttings and notes handwritten by Foxwell for use in lectures and articles, concerning publications on economics and trade, forthcoming lectures to be held by Foxwell, building societies, retail trade control, census returns, birth rates, unemployment, etc. Box 38 -Literary-related printed books: ‘Songs from Browning’ (1903), ‘The vision of Sir Launfal’ (1904), ‘The portraits, prints and writings of John Milton’ (1908), newspaper cutting showing an image of a bust of John Milton given to the National Portrait Gallery (1935), printed pamphlet: ‘Christ’s College Cambridge. Milton tercentenary number’ (1908) -Printed material concerning Cambridge University, such as: ‘Cambridge University Magazine’ (1875 May), ‘The Cambridge Dionysia. A classic dream. By the editor of “The Bear”’ (1858), ‘The roof-climber’s guide to Trinity. Containing a practical description of all routes’ (1899), Cambridge University calendar (1811). -Printed pamphlet bound in a more modern cover, ‘The life and death of John Atherton, Lord Bishop of Waterford and Lysmore…who for incest, buggery and many other enormous crimes…was hanged’ (1641). -Printed pamphlet with an explanatory sheet in Foxwell’s handwriting wrapped round it and bound in a more modern cover, ‘A true and most dreadful discourse of a woman possessed with the Devill’ (Reprint of c1870 of the 1584 original) -Printed pamphlet with an explanatory sheet in Foxwell’s handwriting wrapped round it: ‘The Wonderfull wonder of wonders, &c.’ by Jonathan Swift, third edition (1721) -Two printed pamphlets publicising the chocolate manufacturer Bournville (1926-1927) -Order of service for the funeral of Lillian Charlotte Anne Knowles (1926) -Miscellaneous printed pamphlets (1892-1925), such as: ‘The writings of Charles Sayle’ by G.J. Gray (1925), ‘The frogs of Aristophanes. Adapted for performance by the Oxford University Dramatic Society’ (1892), ‘The Romanes Lecture. Modern views on matter’ by Sir Oliver Lodge (1903) -Envelope with notes by Foxwell written on it, containing a letter to Sir Edwin Arnold from John Stuart Mill concerning philosophical matters (1872 May 13) Box 39 This box is empty. Box 40 c1890s Booklets, ‘Books and pamphlets mainly economics. Chronological handlist’, concerning manuscripts and books dating from 1851 to c1913. Handwriting resembles Ernest W. Lockhart’s. Box 41 c1890s Booklets, ‘Catalogue cuttings relating to economics or economists’, concerning entries for books dating from 1716 to 1770 from various unidentified catalogues. Complied by Ernest W. Lockhart and later C.C. Scott. Box 42 -c1928 Company prospectuses e.g. Duncan Turner (Tottenham) Limited, clothes retail firm -c1920s Newspaper cuttings concerning the purchase and sale of shares, state intervention in industry, etc. Many of the cuttings refer specifically to the shipping, coal and oil industries. Box 43 c1882-c1918 Handwritten notes including lecture notes, by Foxwell, and newspaper cuttings concerning economic subjects such as the largest cheque in the world, capital reserves, banking assets, etc. Box 44 -1920-1921 Copies of The National Review journal by L.J. Maxse, issues from January 1920 to September 1921. Box 46 -c1892-c1893 Notes and newspaper cuttings concerning bimetallism and other economic issues which seem to have been used by Foxwell for his lectures. -1901 Numbers one to six of ‘L’Econmiste’ magazine, 3 January 1901 to 9 February 1901. Box 47 -1933-1936 Foxwell’s copies of the minutes for the Council of St. John’s College, Cambridge. -1934-1935 Copies of The Eagle Magazine, an in-house publication for members of St. John’s College. -c1935 Invites, circular letters etc. concerning the Johnian Society, a social club for members and ex-members of St. John’s College. Box 48 1908-1912 Correspondence between Reginald Rye, Goldsmith’s Librarian, concerning issues relating to Goldsmith’s Library such Foxwell borrowing books from the Library, the organisation of the Library, etc. Box 49 c1884-c1925 Notes and newspaper cuttings concerning currency systems, the production of gold and other economic issues which seem to have been used by Foxwell for his lectures. Box 50 Miscellaneous cards, remnants of an old index system. Box 51 1921-1923 Copies of The National Review journal by L.J. Maxse, October 1921 to April 1923. Box 52 c1890s Booklets, ‘University library accessions’ for books published between 1751 to 1880. Compiled possibly by C.C. Scott. Box 53 1889 Booklets, ‘Catalogue cuttings relating to economics or to economists’ arranged by Ernest W. Lockhart, concerning books dating from 1801 to 1840. Box 54 1915-1916 Copies of The National Review journal edited by L.J. Maxse, January 1915 to July 1916. Box 55 c1890 Cards indexes. Box 56 c1889 -Card indexes -Pages from printed catalogues. The catalogues include amendments made in ink by an unidentified hand. -Two booklets ‘Catalogue cuttings relating to economics or to economists’ arranged by Ernest W. Lockhart, concerning books dating from 1776 to 1790. Box 57 c1890 Card indexes. Box 58 c1890 Card indexes. Box 60 c1890 Card indexes. Box 60 -c1890 Booklet, ’Books and pamphlets mainly economics 1846-1850 inclusive. Chronological hand list’. -c1890 Booklet, ‘Particulars of the number of entries in the catalogue at different dates’. -c1890 Booklet, ‘University Library accessions to 1750’. -1889 Booklet, ’Catalogue cuttings relating to economics or to economists 1876-1890’, arranged by Ernest W. Lockhart and continued by C.C. Scott. -c1889 Booklet, ’Catalogue cuttings relating to economics or to economists 1881-1890’, arranged by Ernest W. Lockhart. -c1889 Loose sheets constituting a handwritten list of books about economics which date from 1801 to 1878. Box 61 c1903-c1922 Newspaper cuttings and notes written by Foxwell for use in lectures and articles, concerning economic issues such as bonds, loans, clearing banks, bank bills, history of British banking, financial supremacy of London during WWI, etc. Box 62 -c1914-c1928 Receipts, invoices and updates sent to Foxwell from booksellers such as W. Heffer & Sons ltd, Bernard Quaritch, etc. relating to the purchase of books. -c1920 Wish lists of books Foxwell presumably wanted to be added to Goldsmith’s Library. -c1920 Catalogues of printed books produced by Bernard Quaritch. Box 63 c1889-c1903 Miscellaneous reports, journals and magazines relating to economics such as: -Annual report of the Decimal Association (1903), of which Foxwell was a member of the Executive Committee. -Revue d’economie politique (1902) -The Chamber of Commerce Journal (November 1901) -Printed version of the ‘The monetary situation’ by Foxwell, read 27 March 1895. Box 64 1889 Booklets, Catalogue cuttings relating to economics or to economists’ arranged by Ernest W. Lockhart, 1889, concerning books dating from 1841 to 1875 Box 65 c1890 Card indexes. Box 67 -1891 Booklets, ‘Various Acts of Parliament’ catalogued by Ernest W. Lockhart, concerning Acts dating from 1513 t o 1877 dealing with trade, manufacturing industries such as cloth, customs and excise, etc. -1891 Booklet, ‘Acts of Parliaments relating to canals, railways, waterworks etc’ catalogued by Ernest W. Lockhart. -c1891 Handwritten list of books dating from 1503 to 1861, arranged chronologically. Box 68 c1921-c1932 Newspaper cuttings and notes written by Foxwell for use in lectures and articles, concerning economic issues such as the state of the UK economy, the 1929 Stock market crash, etc. Box 69 c1914-c1918 Newspaper cuttings and notes written by Foxwell for use in lectures and articles, concerning economic issues such as inflation, the economic effects of WWI, revenue returns, Exchequer bonds, Treasury bill finance, currency notes, etc. Box 70 c1890 Card indexes. Box 71 c1890 Bookmarks with class marks, book titles, author’s names and dates of publication written on them. Box 72 c1923-c1924 Newspaper cuttings from Board of Trade Journal, The Statist etc. and notes written by Foxwell for use in lectures and articles, concerning economic issues such as index numbers, prices of commodities, wholesale prices, etc. Box 73 c1916-c1922 Newspaper cuttings and notes written by Foxwell for use in lectures and articles, concerning economic issues such as national savings, bonds, etc. Box 74 -1889 Booklets, ‘Enclosure Acts. Arranged alphabetically by Lockhart,1889’, concerning books dating from 1776 to 1845. -c1889 Loose sheets, seem to have been intended as a chronological list. -c1889 Booklet, ‘List (chronological) of the contents of “The Pamphleteer” 1813-1828’. -c1889 Booklet, ‘books of pamphlets formerly in the possession of Adam Smith’. -c1889 List of ‘Reports from Committees of the House of Commons. Reprinted by Order of the House’, concerning House of Commons Committee reports dating from 1715 to 1803 relating to trade, sale of property, charitable organisations, etc. -December 1889-1890 Booklet of newspaper cuttings from The Times and Manchester Guardian entitled ‘Bi-metallic controversy. From December 26 1889’. -1889 Booklet of newspaper cuttings from The Times entitled ‘Bi-metallic controversy’. -1892-1893 Untitled booklet of newspaper cuttings from The Freeman’s Journal, The Times etc. concerning bi-metallism. -c1892 Booklet,’ Numismatic books and tracts. Many of these come from Cornelius Walford’s College’. -c1890 Booklet, ‘Bibliographies’, chronological list. -1896 Booklet, ‘Bibliographical material. Works of reference, catalogues etc.’, by Ernest W. Lockhart. The cuttings are from various catalogues concerning bibliographies and lists of works. -1890-1894 Newspaper cuttings from The Times, Glasgow Herald etc. pasted on to loose sheets concerning bi-metallism. -c1890 Loose miscellaneous notes concerning the Goldsmith’s Library. Box 75 c1918-c1929 Newspaper cuttings concerning shipping, trade, dye industry, profit margins, etc. Box 76 -1919 Handwritten drafts and notes used by Foxwell for an obituary he wrote for the Economic Journal in September 1919 concerning the economic historian Archdeacon William Cunningham (1849-1919). -23 June (year?) Incomplete minutes of the Professorial Board of University College, of which Foxwell was a member, concerning teaching and syllabuses at University College and LSE. -1920 Draft letter from Foxwell to Basil Blackett, concerning a memorandum written by Blackett about deflation etc., 18 April 1920. -1920 Handwritten paper by Foxwell entitled ‘Report on essay submitted by Mr. Welbourne’, which was entitled ‘The Northern pitman’, 21 April 1920. -c1927-c1931 Newspaper cuttings and printed pamphlets concerning silver and gold, currency etc. Box 77 c1919-c1932 Newspaper cuttings concerning economic subjects such as commodity prices, financial performance of banks such as Westminster Bank, share prices, etc. Box 78 c1920 Card index of books presumably in the Goldsmith’s Library. Arranged alphabetically by author’s surname. Box 79 c1889-c1891 Booklets, ‘Inclosure acts. Arranged alphabetically under such year…’. Compiled by Ernest W. Lockhart. Lists of inclosure acts presumably in the Goldsmith’s Library dating from 1344 to 1892. Box 80 c1914-c1920 Pamphlets containing articles and speeches concerning economic subjects such as: -‘The fallacy of the stabilized dollar’ by B.M. Anderson, 1920. -‘The high cost of living and standardizing the dollar’ by Irving Fisher, 1914 -‘The “ratio” chart for plotting statistics’ by Irving Fisher, 1917 -‘Objections to a compensated dollar answered’ by Irving Fisher, 1914 Box 81 c1914-c1926 Handwritten lists, booksellers’ catalogues, newspaper cuttings etc. concerning books relating to economics which Foxwell was presumably interested in buying. Box 82 c1914-c1926 Newspaper cuttings and notes written by Foxwell for use in lectures and articles, concerning economic issues such as international finance, economic position of countries such as Franc, etc. Box 83 1903-1913 Booklets, ‘University Library accessions’ for 1903 to 1913. Box 84 c1914-c1920 Envelopes containing newspaper cuttings of articles about various economic subjects. Each envelope has the subject of its contents written on the front, such as: -‘Various currency changes’, 1919-1920 -‘Miscellaneous small cuttings. Some personal’, c1916 -‘Loans and small savings’, 1916 -‘Economic position of the enemy. Sir Edward Holden’ 1915 -‘Freights. 1916. Panama canal blockage’, 1915-1916 Box 85 c1911-c1930 Newspaper cuttings and a small quantity of handwritten notes by Foxwell for use in lectures and articles, concerning commodity values. Box 86 c1917-c1923 Newspaper cuttings concerning the performance of various banks such as County Westminster and Parr’s Bank, international finance, etc. Box 87 c1918-c1933 Newspaper cuttings and pamphlets concerning economic issues such as silver and gold, coinage, mining, including: -Pamphlet, ‘Health and war’ by Irving Fisher, 1918 -Pamphlet, ‘The debt-deflation theory of great depressions’ by Irving Fisher, 1933 -Pamphlet, ‘Proceedings of the 30th Ordinary General Meeting of shareholders of Crown mines Limited’, 1926 Box number rubbed out, located behind box 87 c1918-c1925 Newspaper cuttings and a small quantity of handwritten notes by Foxwell for use in lectures and articles, concerning issues such as employment, birth and death rates, population, birth control, economic conditions, etc. Box 89 c1934 Card index for books concerning economics dating from 1801 to 1934. Box 90 -c1917-c1926 Newspaper cuttings concerning international finance, state of national economies such as Germany, exchange rate movements, etc. -1918 Letter to Foxwell from the Chairman of Barclays Bank asking to meet to discuss the announcement by the British Bank of South America concerning ‘fixed exchange’ -c1916 Paper, ‘The Dutch rate of exchange’, by C. Rozenraad for the London Chamber of Commerce -1916 Paper, ‘The Italian rate of exchange’ by C. Rozenraad for the London Chamber of Commerce, London 25 February 1916 -1916 Paper, ‘The French rate of exchange’ by C. Rozenraad for the London Chamber of Commerce, London 15 May 1916 Box 91 -c1899 Investment ledger containing one entry only on page one -c1917-c1929 Newspaper cuttings and a small quantity of handwritten notes by Foxwell for use in lectures and articles, concerning economic issues such as the national debt, land tax, French war bonds, etc. -1918-1922 Pamphlets: ‘Thoughts on a capital levy’ by John Zorn, 1919 ‘The case against a capital levy’ by W.W. Paine, 1918 ‘A levy on capital for the discharge of debt’ by F.Y. Edgeworth c1920 ‘Fourteenth and final report of the Income Tax Reform League’, 1922 Box 92 1924-c1926 Newspaper cuttings concerning: -economic issues such as revenue of the railways, electricity and coal -antiquarian books -history of the penny post Box 93 1886-c1888 Booklets, ‘Catalogue cuttings relating to economics or to economists’ compiled by Ernest W. Lockhart and added to by C.C. Scott, concerning books dating from 1671 to 1715. Box 94 c1935 Card index for books concerning economics dating from 1584 to c1935. Box 95 -c1889 Booklet’ Alphabetical index of authors’ names. Originally made by E.W. Lockhart beginning Oct 1889. Continued by C.C. Scott. L to Z inclusive’. -c1927 Booklet, ‘Alphabetical index of authors’ names down to 1800. A to Z. Compiled from the Index of the Goldsmiths Library, and a new Index of my own Collection by Audrey Foxwell in 1927’. -c1900 Booklet, ‘Books and pamphlets mainly economic 1601-1660. Chronological Handlist’. -c1900 Booklet, ‘Books and pamphlets mainly economic 1661 to 1700. Chronological Handlist’. -c1927 Booklet, ‘Alphabetical index of authors’ names. Down to 1800. M to Z. Compiled from the index of the Goldsmiths Library, and a new index of my own collection, by my daughter Audrey in 1927’. -c1900 Booklet, ‘Books, pamphlets and mss. mainly economic 1501-1600 (with a few earlier). Chronological hand list’. Box 96 c1912-c1931 Correspondence and financial papers sent to Foxwell mainly by his solicitors Francis & Co. of Cambridge concerning matters arising from Foxwell’s role as executor of the estate of his late wife Olive May Foxwell, Box 97 c1887-c1917 Cards, notes, lists, newspaper cuttings etc. concerning bibliographies and books on economics including: -Handwritten paper, ‘Contents of the so-called Ricardo collection’, undated. -Sotheby’s catalogue for the South Sea Bubble and the Mississippi Scheme of John Law, 1897. -Booklet, ‘ Bibliography of Matthew Carey 1760-1839. Made from tracts and books that have been in my library’, 1917. -Booklet, ‘Books lent’, c1887. -Further Sothebys catalogues, 1897. Box 98 -c1916-1921 Newspaper cuttings, reports and handwritten notes by Foxwell concerning international finance, the state of other countries’ economies such as France, progress of World War One, etc. -c1920 Paper, ‘The resolution of the Open Meeting of the Cambridge University Anglo-Chinese Society’ -1921 Pamphlet, ‘The Japanese expedition to Chientao. Why it was sent and what it did’, reprinted from the ‘Seoul Press’. -c1921 Pamphlet, ‘The restoration of Kiaochow, Why China refuses to negotiate with Japan on Shangtung issue’, issued by the Central Union of the Chinese Students of Great Britain. Unassigned box Box stored by Box 43, has not been assigned a number but bears a label reading ‘GOLDSMITH LIBRARY’ written on it -c1906-c1915 Newspaper cuttings, mainly issued by the General Presscutting Association Limited concerning the opening of the University of London Library, the anniversary meeting of the Royal Society, a scheme to regulate the value of money, money and price movements, etc.
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