Haymon Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Files of various legal documents, including papers about the Orthological Institute and the Basic English Foundation, (c1930-c1965); correspondence, regarding various publications, correspondence to/from/concerning C.K. Ogden, and general correspondence, (1910-c1955); posthumous material which includes press-cuttings about C.K. Ogden's death, papers about the British Council, photographs, papers on the Japanese language, copies of C.K. Odgen's 'Basic Words', and other papers and journals, (1957-1992).

Administrative / Biographical History

Haymon was C.K. Ogden's solicitor and also his close friend and collaborator. He was a member of the Orthological Institute and for many years he was a trustee of the Basic English Foundation.

Conditions Governing Access

Closed pending cataloguing

Acquisition Information

Presented by Haymon's widow Mrs Sylvia Haymon, in November 1992.

Other Finding Aids

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