Fonds SCA35-GA19 - Cyril Joad letter

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Cyril Joad letter

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SCA35-GA19

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  • February 16, 1928 (Creation)
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    Joad, C. E. M. (Cyril Edwin Mitchinson)

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1 leaf

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(1891-1953)

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Cyril Joad was born on August 12, 1891, in Durham County, England. He was a philosopher, author, teacher, and radio host. Joad was a pacifist who conscientiously objected to the First World War. He worked at the Board of Trade and Ministry of Labour for sixteen years before taking up the position of Philosophy and Psychology Department Head at Birkbeck College, starting in 1930. Joad is also remembered for his part in the "BBC Brains Trust" program from 1941 to 1947. He died on April 9, 1953, in London, England.

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Fonds consists of a single letter to Sir Oswald Stoll from Cyril Joad regarding Stoll's book "The Grand Survival" dated February 16, 1928. The letter is addressed to Stroll at Hampstead in London, England.

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Revised by PH in September 2018.
Reviewed by DR December 2018.

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  • English

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