Coefficients, The

Scope and Content

Printed minutes of the Coefficients dining club, 1902-1908, comprising discussions on a set theme introduced by one of the group, including typescript minutes for the dinner of 23 May 1903, introductions to each year, and some programme cards. Members of the club were Leopold Stenett Amery, Lt Carlyon Bellairs, Henry Birchenough, Sir Clinton Edward Dawkins, James Louis Garvin, Sir Edward Grey, 3rd Bt, Richard Burden Haldane, William Albert Samuel Hewins, Halford John Mackinder, Leopold James Maxse, Alfred Milner, Viscount Milner, Henry John Newbolt, William Pember Reeves, Bertrand Arthur William Russell, Michael Ernest Sadler, Arnold John Hugh Smith, Herbert George Wells, and Sidney Webb.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Coefficients dining club was founded at a dinner given by Beatrice and Sidney Webb in September 1902.


Single item.

Access Information

This collection has been microfilmed and the originals withdrawn from public use for preservation purposes. The microfilm must be used. Apply to Archivist for originals.

Other Finding Aids


Alternative Form Available

Microfilm made available by Follet Preservation Microfilming Project, 1998. Films are held on open access in the Library (Archives MF 160).

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Conditions Governing Use

Microfilm copies only.

Custodial History


Related Material

The BLPES holds the personal papers of Beatrice and Sidney Webb (Ref: Passfield), as well as papers created by them on specific subjects (see Coll Miscs).