Frances White Emerson correspondence with Geoffrey Keynes
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Extent.3 linear feet (1 box)
Biographical / Historical
Sir Geoffrey Langdon Keynes (1887-1982) was a British surgeon and literary scholar, and was the brother of the economist John Maynard Keynes. Geoffrey Keynes published on and collected materials of William Blake. It was this interest that brought him into contact with William Augustus White and later with Frances White Emerson. In 1917, Keynes married Margaret Elizabeth (Darwin) Keynes (1890-1974).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Emerson, Frances White, 1860-1957. Frances White Emerson correspondence with Geoffrey Keynes, 1919-1944: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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