Item 51 - Copy or draft letter from Nora Sidgwick to [Norman MacColl].

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Copy or draft letter from Nora Sidgwick to [Norman MacColl].


  • 24 Apr 1904 (Creation)

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Announces that she is collecting the facts for a memoir of Henry Sidgwick, which she and his brother [Arthur Sidgwick] and hope to publish. Is anxious to know to what extent Henry wrote for the Athenaeum when he was young. Explains that she learnt some time ago through Sir Leslie Stephen that MacColl had spoken of Henry's contributions to the Athenaeum under his editorship, and wonders if he would mind telling her about these which she presumes were mostly anonymous reviews. The proposed memoir will probably consist mainly of Henry's own letters, and will be 'to that extent autobiographical', but the letters will need supplementing. With emendations.

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ADD.MS.c/103/71 - Letter from N. MacColl to Nora Sidgwick, 25 Apr [1904], presumably a reply to this letter.
ADD.MS.c/103/113 - Letter from Sir Leslie Stephen to Nora Sidgwick, 10 Mar 1901, with information about Henry Sidgwick's contributions to the Athenaeum and suggesting she contact MacColl for further information.

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