Papers of Antony Mario Ludovici (1882-1971)
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- ReferenceGB 237 Coll-733
- Dates of Creation1960-1969
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 box. Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.
- LocationMS 3121
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Anthony Mario Ludovici was born in London on 8 January 1882. He was privately educated both in England and abroad, and he became fluent in several languages. He started working life as an artist, and served as an artillery officer during 1914-1919, fighting in Armentieres and the Somme. Ludovici married Elsie Finnimore Buckley on 20 March 1920. He was a writer and translator of over 80 works. His writing includes Nietzsche: his life and works (1910), Woman: a vindication (1923), Lysistrata (1924) The future of woman (1936), Enemies of women (1947), and The quest of human quality (1952). Captain Anthony Mario Ludovici died on 3 April 1971.
Conditions Governing Access
Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.
Material acquired from executors, in Diss, Norfolk, January 1997, Accession no. E97.6
The biographical/administrative history was compiled using the following material: (1) Who's who 1968-1969. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1968.
Compiled by Graeme D Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Division.
Other Finding Aids
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