Keeling Papers

Scope and Content

Papers, including personal and professional correspondence; a heavily annotated copy of A.J.Ayer's 'Thinking and Meaning'; proof copy of J.E.McTaggart's 'Philosophical Studies'; Keeling's work on time and other reviews and articles; reviews of Keeling's own works; draft and proof articles for 'Encyclopaedia Britannica' and related correspondence; Keeling's birth and death certificates and documents relating to his will; 2 letters from Bertrand Russell (photocopies); a photocopy of details of Keeling's imprisonment as a conscientious objector in the First World War.

Administrative / Biographical History

Keeling was a member of staff of the Philosophy Department at University College London from 1927 to 1954.

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Acquisition Information

Given by Mr Edward Senior, Keeling's executor, in September and October 1987 and August 1988. Some papers transferred from the Philosophy Department in 1993.

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