Item 134 - Copy letter from J. G. Frazer to John Roscoe

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ADD.MS.b/37/134

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Copy letter from J. G. Frazer to John Roscoe

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  • c 1947-c 1955 (Creation)

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1 Brick Court, Temple, London. E.C.4. Dated April 8th 1920 - At a meeting of the Committee of the Expedition [William] Mackie offered another £1000 for the fund, which had been invested in War Loans which had lost value; is planning on writing a fuller report on the expedition for 'Man'; have moved back into the Middle Temple flat, Lilly still has a racking cough; spent a day in Cambridge and saw various friends (W. J. Lewis, J. W. Capstick, and J. J. Thomson, but not Henry Jackson), and has been offered an honorary degree; has had a friendly letter from [William] Ridgeway; has a copy of 'Totemism and Taboo' by 'a German or Austrian psychologist [Sigmund Freud], who borrows most of his facts from me', 'he seems to have a great vogue with some people'.

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