BRACERS Notes

Record no. Notes, topics or text
1101

Ostle invites BR to lecture to the Board in January or February 1927.



The Board comprises the Froebel Society (whose letterhead the letter is on), the Child Study Society, the Education Guild, and the Nursery Schools Association. The Junior Schools Association is mentioned with the Froebel Society.

1102

Robinson mentions a letter of invitation to Einstein to visit the U.K., which BR will be signing, and a Federal Union dinner.

1103

BR is invited to a reception.

1104

BR is asked to sign a message written for him to mark the 10th anniversary of Een Verden of Copenhagen.

1105

Farquharson requests a contribution towards the move to new offices.

1106

The Cambridge branch will keep BR on as Vice-President. He had stipulated that were he to be President the Union would have to admit Communist countries into a World Union.

1107

Hart encloses (not present) the Union's 25th Anniversary brochure.

1108

BR appreciated the Union's greetings on his 90th birthday.

1109

Feix is an admirer of BR's thought and of Wells' "Open Conspiracy".

1110

Fell refers to Frau Schwimmer's document. It is probably the anti-war statement by women's suffragists at RA1 510.073131 and which mentions Fell.

1111

On 1955/06/07 BR told Trafford he did not object to being quoted in his pamphlet against the U.K. decision to manufacture the H-bomb.

1112

Ferris encloses (not present) a booklet of pacifist sonnets that he would like BR to mention in The Tribunal. (It was not mentioned in the next several issues.)

1113

On reading Feuer's book The Scientific Intellectual.

1114

Fineman wants BR to meet John Gunther, who wants to meet him. Gunther's first novel was recently published in the U.K. by Martin Secker. Thus The Red Pavilion (London: Secker, 1926) provides the year for this letter.

1115

Fischer asks BR to sign his naturalization papers (not present).

1116

Re Fischer's application for a grant to study the theme "Leibniz — Patron Saint of UNESCO".

1117

Thompson writes about Fischer's grant application.

1118

BR cannot come to Munich. He is glad that Fischer is established at Munich University.

1119

Fischer wants to discuss with BR the development of labour in Palestine according to Roads to Freedom. A labour party there asked him to do this.

1120

Constance Malleson is ill, and Fish will see her on Dec. 30.

1121

Fisher's address, 40 Clanricarde Gardens, is in London. She refers to hearing BR's lecture, "The Danger of Creed Wars", which was delivered on 3 November 1926 in London.

1122

Fitzgerald attended the Central Hall meeting of CND.

1123

BR invites the Fitzgeralds to tea at Hasker St. See Elizabeth Fitzgerald to Edith Russell, document .049908.

1124

Fitz-Gerald has been climbing in Ceylon. He is off "on a regular spree" of 3 years.

1125

A loose note by BR identifies the sender as "mother of my friend Edw. Fitzgerald".



BR has added the year.



Fitzgerald congratulates BR on his winning a minor scholarship to Trinity College.

1126

The Fletchers met Edith Finch in the U.S. 5 years ago. He thanks BR for the appreciative message he sent about "the little house in Bagley Wood." Fletcher was the architect.

1127

On Portraits from Memory, especially Santayana.

1128

BR has provided the year. She thanks BR for reading her German friend's essay. On the death of Theodore Llewelyn Davies and concern for Crompton.

1129
1130
1131

Florence extends his support for BR's anti-war stand. Ogden is mentioned.

1132

In German. Re an academy of philosophy.

1133

Foldes would like to present BR with a recording of his music, in person if it is possible.

1134

BR asks Foldes to choose which recording he wants to give to BR. BR cannot attend Foldes' concert in London because he has to be in Wales at that time.

1135

Mrs. Foldes asks if BR would be able to meet with her husband on his next brief trip to England. She also asks if BR received the recording that was sent to him.

1136

BR's first letter thanking Foldes for the recording was never received. BR sends his thanks again and states that "it is a great pleasure to me." BR cannot meet with Foldes while he is in England at the end of the month because he has to be in Wales. BR hopes though that "the pleasure may be only deferred".

1137

The British Embassy in Paris wants BR to go there as soon as possible. He should write to E.C.A. Phipps there.

1138

Folkerd asks for a copy of BR's paper that he heard at the conference on the Pacifist Philosophy of Life.

1139

BR has supplied the year. He had asked Follwell to be autobiographical in her next letter.

[In 1971 McMaster acquired the copyright in Joan Follwell's 4 letters in Russell Archives 1. (When RA2 arrived, 2 more letters from her were found.)]

1140

Foot thanks BR for his get-well letter.

1141

Frank's law clerk sends BR a copy of an article Frank wrote on the language used by American judges, under separate cover. He asks that BR return it when he is finished with it.



The letterhead is that of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals.

1142

Forbes' aunt, Mrs. Hughes, found the enclosed (not present) letters from the Amberleys in Forbes' grandmother's papers.

1143

Forbes encloses (not present) samples of her miniatures. She is a member of the Pastel Society.

1144

Forcan thanks BR for his kindness in welcoming him to London in 1935. Evidently he fought in the Spanish Civil War.

1145

In Italian. Forcherio inquires about Professor Alexander.

1146

Ford was on the executive of the N.U.W.S.S. and is now a member of the U.D.C. (thus the basis of the year in the date).

1147

Forder has been reading Why I Am Not a Christian and has met Rollo Villiers.

1148

Forder writes on Fano's axiom in projective geometry on p. 305 of The Principles of Mathematics. (The letter may be later than 1903, but probably not much later: BR did not record that he answered it.)

1149

BR annotated the letter, which sympathizes with BR against Trinity College: "This man is a Liberal brewer on the Cambridgeshire County Council".

1150

On the Leeds Conference.

1151

BR has been following the Foots' progress and hopes that they will be well and will soon forget the pain and anxiety from their "dreadful accident".

1152

BR is interested in giving lectures in Paris "in the new year". The application is for a secretarial position in Paris on the United Kingdom delegation to the Organization for European Economic Cooperation for BR's secretary. BR had asked regarding a job for her in Paris.

1153

BR and his wife accept Foreman's invitation to the premiere of his film. BR also asks if he can invite "one or more close associates in this work". He mentions the BRPF and the campaign to raise money through covenants. The film is The Victors.

1154

Foreman is in the U.S., but sends the message through Green that he appreciates BR's acceptance of an invitation to his film's premiere.



Edith Russell has indicated "no" and dated it 29/10/63.

1155

Forestier-Walker would like to renew his acquaintance with BR and invites him and Edith Russell to lunch on either the 12th or the 13th.

1156

Forsyth thanks BR for his sympathy in his time of trouble, and mentions the Whiteheads.

1157

In Italian.



The two newsclips are in Italian as well. One is a review of The Impact of Science on Society.

1158

The newsclip is titled "German Outburst against Britain." Foster refers to BR's Nation letter on the outbreak of war.

1159

Fothergill offers his help to BR in his anti-nuclear campaign, having been introduced to BR in the 1930s by Eric Neville.

1160

BR states that funding is what his work needs most.

1161

Fowkes holds that BR's article in the Saturday Evening Post was not critical enough of Anglo-American relationships and too critical of the English. Fowkes writes from Winnipeg, Canada. Her envelope was readdressed "c/o Kenneth Road, Bell Clapper, Phoenixville, PA."

1162

Fox's daughter goes to BR's school. She writes about her daughter's trip home and what she had been doing while she was there. The fire at Beacon Hill School frightened Judith.



The letter is annotated at the top of the first page in BR's hand.

1163

Fox sends BR literature about the Individualist Movement in France.

1164

BR is invited to the launch of Augustus John's autobiography on March 27, titled Chiaroscuro.

1165

Foyle encloses a copy from shorthand of BR's speech at the luncheon (not present).

1166

BR asks Foyle's help in finding a Latin grammar, Principia Latina, that contains mnemonic verses mentioned in his letter.

The letter is annotated. He sent the same letter to Bumpus (document .050055a, record 77267) on the 16th.

In Dear BR, the letter is incompletely dated 1955/09.

1167

Francis asks for information about a gate at Telegraph House, Beacon Hill.

1168

Franck is a Canadian who will be in London from May 21 to June 2 and wishes to meet with BR at that time. Franck is a law professor specializing in commonwealth relations and the law of state succession.

1169

BR missed Franck's visit to London. He apologizes and hopes that Franck will visit London again.

1170
1171

Frankel sends BR a copy of his article which is to be published in Voprosi Filosofii. He states that BR's intervention during the Cuban Missile Crisis "was one of the greatest acts for peace made by any one man in our time", but that it does not alter his conclusions.

1172

"Unsent". BR responds to some of Frankel's ideas about him in his article, including the influence of his aristocratic ancestry (none), economists, preventative war and Stalin; and impartiality.

1173

On BR being sent to prison.



A note in the file identifies Frankl as a painter.

1174

On setting a time to work on the portrait of BR.

1175

On BR's title and the peer's roll.

1176

BR knows nothing about the peer's roll. Calling his children "Lord" and "Lady" would be bad for their characters.

1177

Franklin is writing a thesis on the development of the House of Lords and its future and asks BR's opinion on it.

1178

In response to Franklin's questions BR states that the House of Lords is "entirely without serious effect" and that he "favours its abolition."

1179

Franks expresses his gratitude for BR's article in the Saturday Evening Post.

1180

A note in the file identifies Frantz as a New York surgeon. Her correspondence in Rec. Acq. 967 suggests the year as 1965.

1181

Gardner asks BR about social diversity.

1182

Freeman is doing a study on the treatment of conscientious objectors in the U.S. With some discussion of the situation in Britain. He asks if BR will make a statement on his views on the subject.

1183

BR outlines his views on pacifism in the modern world: "... in the present state of the world, I do not see how any war can do anything but harm."

1184

Fremantle congratulates BR on his marriage. She is writing a book on philosopher-saints and asks BR to write something for the foreword.

She quotes BR on loyalty "when Adam and I lunched with you".

1185

BR would be delighted to see Fremantle on Palm Sunday. He will be in London then and gives his address there. BR mentions that Fremantle has given him family information that he was not aware of before.

1186

In German. From Vienna.

1187

Frimet asks if BR has received the copy of his book and the letter from Inge Oskarsson that was sent to him. BR is ill.

1188

BR has received the book. He is doing better, but is not very strong yet.

1189

This document consists of 2 copies of a poem by Frimit. The title is "Are You My Brother—".

1190

Her surname is taken from a letter from her sister, Karen Rudinger, RA1 720. Grethe had been catalogued as Grethe Frehhammer and identified as such in "Letter to Dora Russell", Russell, summer 1991.



Grethe has heard that BR is coming to Denmark. She offers to translate public lectures for him, as it is the custom to publish them the following day in the newspapers. The paper she mentions is the Copenhagen  Social-Demokrat.

1191

Fritz encloses a photograph (not present) of a baby that was named for BR, on behalf of the parents, who are great admirers of him. She asks if he will send an inscribed photograph of himself for them and one for her grand-daughter as well.

1192

BR sends the requested picture and mentions that he remembers dancing with Fritz on one occasion.



(Fritz was married to Otto Liveright at the time.)

1193

Fritz sends BR a book he wrote titled Bertrand Russell's Construction of the External World and apologizes for not sending it sooner.

1194

BR has received Fritz's book.

1195

The document is an essay by Fromm titled, "Disobedience as a Psychological and Moral Problem".



The year 1960 is given to the writing because at that time Clara Urquhart was requesting writings on the topic, and at the top of page 1 is a note mentioning Urquhart.

1196

BR encloses his "Appeal to the American Conscience" (not present).

1197

Frost writes of his admiration of BR and his work, and cites Eucken.

1198

"You have my admiration in your criminality!", Fry writes. She worked in the N.-C.F.

1199

Fry will try to speak with BR after his next lecture on China.

1200

Fuller last saw BR at the Bow St. Court and hopes that things will not be very bad for him this summer.

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