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James Strachey (1887-1967) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS178
This archive consists mainly of correspondence to Strachey from members of the Bloomsbury circle. Many relate to his literary executorship of his brother, Lytton Strachey’s estate. Also included are clippings, offprints, and obituaries related to Lytton Strachey and other members of the Strachey family, as well as some miscellaneous drawings, schoolwork, and James Strachey’s day books.

Dates

  • 1898-1972
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2015

Creator

Extent

2.50 Boxes

Abstract

James Beaumont Strachey (September 26, 1887– April 25 1967) was a British pychoanalyst, writer, and translator of Sigmund Freud into English. This archive consists mainly of correspondence to Strachey from members of the Bloomsbury circle. Many relate to his literary executorship of his brother, Lytton Strachey’s estate. Also included are clippings, offprints, and obituaries related to Lytton Strachey and other members of the Strachey family, as well as some miscellaneous drawings, schoolwork, and James Strachey’s day books.

Arrangement Note

This material is arranged in three series: Correspondence, Bibiographies, Clippings and Offprints, and Miscellanea and Day Books. The Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by author, and the remaining two series are arranged by relevance and subject.

Source of Acquisition

James Hart, Bookseller, U.K.

Processing Information

Processed by Jason Nargis, November 2016
Title
Guide to the James Strachey (1887-1967) Collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

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