For Intellectual Liberty: Correspondence and papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 12 MS Add.9369
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English .
  • Physical Description
      3 archive box(es) 3 boxes

Scope and Content

For Intellectual Liberty: Correspondence and papers

Access Information

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Acquisition Information

The majority of the papers (section A) were presented to the Library in May 1996 by the former Honorary Secretary of FIL, Margaret Gardiner. Her card-index of members (A11) had been given to the Library in 1993. At her request, a further three files were extracted from the papers of J.D. Bernal (Add. 8287) and added to the collection as section B.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.

Related Material

For a study of FIL, see David Bradshaw: `British Writers and Anti-Fascism in the 1930s', in Woolf Studies Annual, vol 3, 1997 and vol 4 1998 (copies in box 1).