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Havelock Ellis letters, 1894-1950

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Call No.: MS#0386
Bib ID 4078732 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939
Title Havelock Ellis letters, 1894-1950
Physical Description 1 box (1 box)
Language(s) English .

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Letters written to Havelock Ellis, including several drafts of his replies, and a few letters to his executrix, Mrs. Françoise Lafitte-Cyon. Nearly all of the letters relate to to Ellis' writings and their influence, as well as the work of his correspondents in the fields of sex studies, pornography, birth control, and pacifism. Correspondents include Henri Barbusse, André Breton, Elie Faure, Robert J. Gibbings, Julian Huxley, Desmond MacCarthy, Bronislaw Malinowski, Naomi Mitchison, John Middleton Murray, Henry S. Salt, and Marie Stopes.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Havelock Ellis letters; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Revision Description

2012-07-17 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Authors, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Barbusse, Henri, 1873-1935 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Birth control Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Breton, André, 1896-1966 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Faure, Élie, 1873-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gibbings, Robert, 1889-1958 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lafitte-Cyon, Françoise Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
MacCarthy, Desmond, 1877-1952 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Malinowski, Bronislaw, 1884-1942 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mitchison, Naomi, 1897-1999 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pacifism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pornography Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Salt, Henry S., 1851-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sex Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stopes, Marie Carmichael, 1880-1958 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Havelock Ellis was a British psychologist, sexologist, and physician. His 1987 book Sexual Inversion is one of the major early works on homosexuality.

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Series I: Correspondence

Box 1 Allen of Hurtwood, Reginald Clifford

Box 1 Atkinson, Edward Tindal, 1878-1957

Box 1 Barbusse, Henri, 1873-19 35

Box 1 Bedford, William Sackville Russell Hastings, 12th Duke of, 1888-1954

Box 1 Blacker, Carlos Paton, 1895-

Box 1 Breton, André, 1896-1966

Box 1 Buckton, Alice Mary

Box 1 Burns, John Eliot, 1858-1943

Box 1 Burrow, Trigant, 18 75-1950

Box 1 Collis, John Stewart, 1900-

Box 1 Constantine, Murray, pseud.

Box 1 Dodgson, Edward Spencer, 1357-

Box 1 Ellis, Henry Havelock, 1859-1939

Box 1 Ellis, Stewart Marsh

Box 1 Faure, Elie, 1873-1937

Box 1 Féré, Charles Samson, 1852-1907

Box 1 Ferrars, Max Henry

Box 1 Flexner, Abraham, 1863-1959

Box 1 Freeman, Richard Austin, 1862-1943

Box 1 Gibbings, Robert John, 1839-1953

Box 1 Goldberg, Isaac, 1887-1938

Box 1 Gutierrez-Gili, Juan

Box 1 Haire, Norman, 1892-1953

Box 1 Hirschfeld, Magnus, 1868-1935

Box 1 Hobson, John Atkinson, 1858-1940

Box 1 Hoppé E.O., 1878-1971

Box 1 Horder, Thomas Jeeves, 1st Bt., 1871-1955

Box 1 Huxley, Julian Sorell, 1887-1975

Box 1 Keyserling, Hermann, 1880-1946

Box 1 Leach, Bernard Lowell, 1887-

Box 1 MacCarthy, Desmond, 1877-1952

Box 1 Malinowski, Bronislaw Kaspar, 1884-1942

Box 1 Malleson, William Miles, 1833-

Box 1 Mannin, Ethel, 1900-

Box 1 Meyer, Adolf, 1866-1950

Box 1 Mitchison, Naomi (Haldane), 1897-

Box 1 Moore, Thomas Sturge, 1870-1944

Box 1 Munsterberg, Hugo, 1365-1916

Box 1 Murry, John Middleton, 1389-1957

Box 1 Orage, Alfred, 1875-1934

Box 1 Peterson, Houston, 1397-

Box 1 Platt, William

Box 1 Richthofen, Baron Oswald von, 1847-1906

Box 1 Riviere, Isabelle (Mrs. Jacques)

Box 1 Rolleston, Humphrey Davy, 1862-1944

Box 1 St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968

Box 1 Salt, Henry Stephens, 1851-1939

Box 1 Saurat, Denis, 1890-1958

Box 1 Stopes, Marie Carmichael, 1880-1958

Box 1 Watson, Elliot Lovegood Grant, 1385-1970

Box 1 Westermarck, Edward Alexander, 1832-1939

Box 1 Wood, James