Series 6 - Editing

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UTA 1583-6

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Editing

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  • 1924-1932, 1970-2006 (Creation)

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0.78 m of textual records

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In addition to his original writings, Prof. Moggridge’s international contribution to the field in economic history is also supplemented with his editing projects and in particular the Collected Writings of the John Maynard Keynes with the Royal Economic Society. Prof. Moggridge was managing editor for twenty-four of the thirty volume series. Files contain extensive correspondence, notes and minutes of meetings that detail the projects from their inception to their distribution. Some the key economists with which Prof. Moggridge’s worked include Cambridge economists Lord Richard Kahn and Sir Austin Robinson, Don Patinkin of Hebrew University of Jerusalem, polish-born English economist Tadeusz Rabczynski. There is also extensive correspondence with publishers Macmillan and Cambridge University Press.

B2019-00039 added some original Keynes writings collected for this project include typescripts and proofs. Where possible, the original folders were kept to confirm provenance. There is also additional correspondence as well as a file relating to Keynes Centenary which includes clippings.

This series also documents other editorial projects and positions including: the editing of the J.E. Meade diaries and Lionel Robbins diaries with fellow University of Toronto economist Susan Howson; History of Economics Society (HES) proceedings from 1988 conference entitled Perspective in the History of Economic Thought; his role as managing editor for the HES journal Studies in the History of Economic Thought; as well as his work the Editorial Board and as Review Editor for the journal History of Political and Economy (HOPE). One file relating to Laughlin Currie was added to HOPE. B2019-0040 added one file relating to HOPE (1977-1983) and correspondence relating to the edition of Correspondence of D. H. Robertson sponsored by the Royal Economic Society (1992-1999)

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  • B2010-0011/021 - /023: Collected Writings
  • B2010-0011/024: Meade and Robbins diaries, HES Perspectives... and Studies...
  • B2010-0011/025: HOPE
  • B2019-0040/003 (01)-(05): Collected Writings including original documents from Keynes
  • B2019-0040/003 (06): HOPE
  • B2019-0040/003 (07)-(08): Edition of Correspondence of D. H. Robertson

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B2010-0011/021 - /025

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B2019-0040/003

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  • Box: B2010-0011/021
  • Box: B2010-0011/022
  • Box: B2010-0011/023
  • Box: B2010-0011/024
  • Box: B2010-0011/025
  • Box: B2019-0040/003

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