John Maynard Keynes: Lecture on Newton

Scope and Content

A holograph manuscript of a talk on Sir Isaac Newton delivered by John Maynard Keynes at Trinity College, Cambridge, 1942. There is an accompanying typescript of a talk delivered by Geoffrey Keynes at the Newton Tercentenary celebrations in the Hall of Trinity College, 17 July 1946, and a newscutting from the Times literary supplement, 1971, regarding J.M. Keynes.

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Acquisition Information

Received from the library of Sir Geoffrey Keynes, 1982.

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Number 2929 in Sir Geoffrey Keynes, Bibliotheca bibliographici (London, 1964), p. 296.