Children's magazine produced by the Keynes family, under the editorship of Margaret Neville Keynes and including contributions from her brothers John Maynard and Geoffrey Keynes. The Gem was first produced on 7 January 1898, and ran to 11 numbers, before it became The Acorn in 1899. The editions contain stories, poems, editorials, and pen and watercolour drawings. There are also accompanying notes on The Gem and its successor publications.
John Maynard, Geoffrey and Margaret Keynes: Children's Magazine The Gem
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- Dates of Creation1898
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John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946), economist; Sir Geoffrey Langdon Keynes (1887-1982), surgeon and author; and Margaret Neville Keynes (1885-1970), later Mrs. A.V. Hill.
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