BRACERS Notes

Record no. Notes, topics or text
1401

On agitation for the C.O.s.

The letter is annotated "Please destroy".

1402

On conscientious objectors.

"Please destroy" is written at the top.

1403
1404
1405

BR discusses C.O. strategy and alludes to the book in progress.

1406

Hobhouse was secretary.

BR is notified of the next meeting of the General Committee. His pocket diaries do not record that he attended this second meeting of the Committee on 6 October 1919. The first had been held on 23 January 1919.

1407

Hogben admires BR's anti-war stand.

1408

BR thanks Hogben for The Anatomy of Philosophy. On holism: "Disbelief in analysis is one of the surest marks of a scoundrel."

1409

"Love and best wishes from Kevin".

1410

On the Gellner-Ryle controversy. Holland cites "abuse" of Leibniz and Aquinas by BR.

1411

BR is "impressed by your philosophical competence" and hopes to make his acquaintance.

1412

Holland will be at BR's 91st birthday party on the 18th.

1413

A gossipy letter. Hollond let BR share his rooms while teaching at Harvard.

1414
1415

BR asks Hollond what he would with Germans if he were U.S. President. "Even their ablest men, with the exception of Goethe, are in some degree lunatics." America "has made extraordinary progress in wisdom...."

1416

Hollond praises Edith for making BR's life happy in his old age.

1417
1418

Hare and BR have corresponded about Bolshevik. BR has "exceptional understanding of Russian psychology".

1419

Hook as a student asks BR questions about Hegel and "is"; neo-realism; and the abandonment of violence.

1420
1421

On publishing Housman's "The Mind of Tomorrow".

1422

Hsu is coming to tea and Ogden will most probably accompany him. Hsu signs his last letter as Tsemou Hsu.

1423

Hsu couldn't come to see the Russells. Dora is to address the heretics.

1424

Hughes writes from the detention room of the 3rd Welsh Regiment.

1425

Huxley cannot dine with BR "tomorrow". He recommends a slow regular breathing exercise for insomnia—it is yoga.

1426

On eugenics. The article is titled "The Road to Peace".

1427

Betts met BR in London and Australia.

1428

About a meeting with Aldous on the 17th or 18th.

1429

Huxley is having "a ridiculous controversy" with Shaw.

1430

Bedford asks to visit BR about Aldous Huxley.

1431

The letter is a covering note for Julian Huxley's letter asking BR to see Ronald Clark about the history of the Huxley family.

1432

BR and Edith will be back for the latter part of the Huxleys' stay at Portmeirion.

1433

The Huxleys tell of the God-like reception of BR's voice at the Seagrams Symposium.

1434
1435
1436

The Huxleys were "shocked and grieved" at the death of Alan Wood.

1437
1438

On BR's shingles and Edith's chicken pox.

1439

In German. On Joseph Conrad.

1440

On Conrad. BR has 2 or 3 letters "from him which I value and do not wish to part from."

1441

Dr. Hachiya thanks BR profoundly for his comments on Hiroshima Diary and sends (not present) the Japanese edition. Hachiya associates BR's comments with the U. of North Carolina edition.

1442

A doctor appreciates Mysticism and Logic.

1443

Lord Hailsham refers to BR's presence at the division on Nov. 26, 1953, on commercial television and asks BR to attend a meeting.

1444
1445

In French. The enclosure is titled "The Morality as a Principal Condition of Peace".

1446

BR has read the articles but has a great deal of work to do with the Official Secrets Act trial.

1447

He has written a letter along the lines of BR's "Open Letter to Eisenhower and Khrushchev", enclosing document .050578a.

1448

Also known as Anirlan Halder-Nathan. BR states that because of pressure of work, he cannot be on the ship going to Christmas Island.

1449

Hale has translated an article about BR from Bolshevik, at BR's request.

1450

"Eve Hall" is an actress who knew Russell in 1919. She acted in at least one play with Constance Malleson (Colette). The play was The Trojan Women by Euripides, translated by Gilbert Murray.

The typescript concerns acting. The brochure promotes her current career as an acting coach; it contains a blurb from Gilbert Murray. The typescript is entitled "The Beam in Our Own Eye".

1451

Hall worked with BR in Catherine Marshall's office for the N.C.F.

1452

Hall is concerned about Herman Kahn and a doomsday machine. The enclosed letter is document .050653a.

1453
1454

BR does not think a suit against Kahn would be as preferable as exposing government policy directly.

1455

Lord Halsbury would like to meet BR.

1456

BR suggests 2 dates for a meeting.

1457

Hambleton writes about his interview with BR and whether a 2nd session is needed.

1458

On the disutility of lectures.

1459

Jane Addams, Hamilton, and 40 other women peace delegates have had their ship stopped and they cannot get to the Hague.

1460

She congratulates BR on again making the government look asinine.

1461

Hampson, knowing Frank Russell, invites BR to visit him when in Chicago.

1462

Griffiths invites BR to lecture to the Society.

1463

BR declines to give a lecture, since his philosophical lectures need Sundays for preparation.

1464
1465

Learned Hand praises Satan in the Suburbs.

1466

BR thanks the Hands for a present and wishes they could "discuss some of the terrible issues on which we are all called to make up our minds".

1467

Rev. Hankinson recalls BR being best man at cousin Arthur's wedding in a Unitarian Church.

1468

BR found Hankinson's letter about Arthur Russell and Mrs. A.L. Smith interesting, and agrees with the memorandum (document .050702).

1469

Harcourt, who attended the 1955 World Federalist Congress in Paris with BR, encloses his "My Plan for Berlin".

1470

BR appears to have written a suffrage letter for Hardcastle.



Asquith is mentioned.

1471

Harding recommends that BR be interviewed by Brian Masters.

1472

BR has agreed to be interviewed by Brian Masters.

1473

Wendy, a young person, begins with a question about dogs and ends with the universe.

1474

BR tells Wendy of his youthful play with pigeons. He recommends his Authority and the Individual.

1475

Lord Hanky thanks BR for Common Sense and Nuclear Warfare. He has watched BR with interest since meeting him at Sidney Webb's house.

1476

Hanson invites BR to be the first lecturer to the Philosophy of Science Club at Cambridge.

1477

BR declines to lecture to the Philosophy of Science Club at Cambridge.

1478
1479

Harding has had his mail intercepted and "an innocent artistic photo of a nude woman" discovered therein.

1480

Harford asks for arguments against the economic boycott of Germany.

1481

Hargreaves asks BR to circulate his letter to one branch to all branches, re the A.S.E. and the N.C.F.

1482

From Quebec, Harpell queries BR's statement in On Education to the U.K. government "inducing people to poison themselves with preservatives in Canadian butter". Harpell quotes a letter from the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Canada.

1483

Harris thanks BR for the return of proofs of Anti-Suffragist Anxieties. On parliamentary politics.

1484

A "with my compliments" note was inserted between the cover and the half-title of John Yolton's The Philosophy of Science of A. S. Eddington (Russell's Library, no. 1768).

1485

Hartley asks about the importance of BR's high school education and whether college is necessary for creative writing.

1486

BR "cannot believe that college experience is necessary for creative writing."

1487

Hartman inquires about definition in The Principles of Mathematics.

1488

BR is very busy but will try to read Hartman's manuscript.

1489

BR is forbidden to do any work.

1490

Hartman requests a postage refund of $9.21.

1491

Hill encloses a sermon on BR, "The Greatest Living Person", by Edward l. Ericson, a Unitarian minister in Oregon.

1492

BR was very pleased by the sermon on himself—the qualities Ericson admires are the qualities BR admires and would like to possess himself.

1493

Harris thanks BR for his "splendid stand" with no-conscription.

1494
1495

Harrison, a member of Trinity College, is deeply pained and shocked at the treatment of BR.

1496

Perhaps 1928 — after the publication of An Outline of Philosophy. On matter.

1497

Hart-Synnot requests a correction re General Buller's alleged demotion for an unpopular military opinion during the Boer War, on p. 208 of Portraits from Memory. The essay concerned is "Symptoms of Orwell's 1984".

The first printing has "Buller", the 2nd "Butler". For BR's correction, see record 15431

1498

Hartley is very grateful for a letter but will miss the party on the 18th.

1499

Addressed to "Fink", Hartley has received the gift of Alan Wood's biography.

1500

Harvey mentions the ms. of the sayings of Heraclitus that BR wrote out.

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