Raymond Postgate papers

Scope and Content

Photocopied typescript letter to his father, J. P. Postgate (29 Aug. 1916); Photocopied extract from manuscript letter from his father, J. P. Postgate [4 Nov. 1917]; 5 photocopied manuscript letters from his father, J. P. Postgate (22 June 1918-4 Sep. 1918).

Administrative / Biographical History

Raymond William Postgate (1896-1971) was educated at Oxford University. A conscientious objector, disinherited by his father for his views, he was arrested and court-martialled, but later released due to ill health.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs M. Postgate (daughter-in-law).


In English

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Related Material

See DF 035: Cole, M (sister).