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  • Person:

    : Trevelyan, Charles Philips, Sir, 1870-1958 (younger brother of the Historian George Macaulay Trevelyan)

    : Ramsey, Arthur Michael, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1904-88

  • Date: 1938 = 1943
  • Brief description:

    Documentation of charges brought against Johnson by the Governing Body of The King's School. February 1938. Correspondence concerning the evacuation of The King's School in the event of war. January-February 1939.

    Letters from Archdeacon F. Lewis Donaldson critical of the behaviour of the Canons Residentiary of Canterbury following their letter to The Times. March 1940

    Letters of appreciation from Beatrice Webb and others about Johnson's book "The Socialist Sixth of the World". January 1940 onwards.

    Correspondence with Sherwood Eddy, Socialist Christian minister in New York, about various aspects of world affairs, including speculations about the outcome of the war. May 1938 onwards.

    Correspondence with William Deedes (later Lord Deedes), hopeful Conservative candidate for the Canterbury Parliamentary seat. August 1949.

    Letters of Support, mainly from the general public, supporting Johnson's stand against the appeasement of Hitler. October 1938 onwards.

    New Year card from Lewis Casson and Sybil Thorndike. No date.

    Correspondence with Victor Gollancz Ltd. about the wartime restrictions on publishing further editions of "Socialist Sixth." ..May 1943 onwards. Comments from Victor Gollancz about a draft of Johnson's pamphlet, "Act Now". February 1939.

    Letters on miscellaneous subjects from or to: Major Todd, engineer to the China International Famine Relief Commission, January 1940; Ivan Maisky, Russian Ambassador to Britain, March 1940; Sir Charles Trevelyan, March 1940; brother Ted, October 1938-July 1939; Joseph Needham, scientist, February 1938; W Rust, editor of "The Daily Worker", December 1940.

  • Identifier: UKC-JOH-COR.1160-1260
  • Theatre:
  • Subject keyword:

    Canterbury Cathedral, Canons Residentiary

    King's School (Canterbury, England)

Further Details

  • Accession Number: 1160-1260
  • Associated people:

    : Trevelyan, Charles Philips, Sir, 1870-1958 (younger brother of the Historian George Macaulay Trevelyan)

    : Ramsey, Arthur Michael, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1904-88

  • Description level: 4
  • Language: English
  • Material type: letter
  • Identity code: UKC/JOH/COR : 1160-1260
  • Part: Hewlett Johnson Papers
  • Date: 1938 = 1943
  • Person:

    correspondent : Donaldson, Frederick Lewis, Archdeacon, 1860-1953 (Church of England clergyman and Christian Socialist)

    correspondent : Webb (Martha) Beatrice, Mrs., 1858-1943 (social reformer and diarist born Beatrice Potter)

    correspondent : Eddy, Sherwood, Dr., 1871-1963 (American author and YMCA leader in the Orient, the Near East, and Russia)

    correspondent : Deedes, W. F. (William Francis), Lord Deedes, 1913-2007 (British journalist and one time Conservative politician)

    correspondent : Casson, Lewis Thomas, Mr., 1875-1969 (English actor and theatre director)

    correspondent : Thorndike, (Agnes) Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976 (wife of Sir Lewis Casson)

    correspondent : Gollancz, Victor, Sir, 1893-1967 (publisher and writer)

    correspondent : Todd, Oliver J., Major (American born Chief Engineer of C.I.F.R.C)

    correspondent : Maiskii, I. M. (Ivan Mikhailovich), Mr., 1884-1975 (Soviet Ambassador to the United Kingdom 1932-1943, born to Polish parents in Russia as Jan Lachowiecki)

    correspondent : Trevelyan, Charles Philips, Sir, 1870-1958 (younger brother of the Historian George Macaulay Trevelyan)

    correspondent : Needham, (Nol) Joseph Terence Montgomery, Dr., 1900-1995 (biochemist and historian)

    correspondent : Rust, William Charles, Mr., 1903-1949 (political activist and journalist who edited the Daily Worker from 1930 to his death)

  • Repository: Special Collections, University of Kent at Canterbury

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