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summarized in a list with links to the full records.
For a full and up-to-date list of Russell's correspondents, visit this link.
Check the BRACERS (II) article for still-growing tables of Russell's addresses while he
corresponded. A new address was found in 2009,
another in 2010.
Abbreviations of Letter Formats in the Form Field
The Form field's abbreviations for letters and other documents are composites of the following common elements:
A autograph (i.e. handwritten)
(CAR) carbon copy
(DX) digital image (i.e. a scan)
GC greeting or birthday card
PD printed document
(TC) typed copy
Frequent combinations of these elements are:
AC Autograph Card
ALS Autograph Letter Signed
ALD Autograph Letter Dictated
MS(X) Manuscript (Photocopy)
TL(CAR,X) Typed Letter (Carbon Copy, Photocopy)
TLS Typed Letter Signed
TLS(DX) Typed Letter Signed (Digital Copy)
TEL(TC) Telegram (Typed Copy)
Abbreviated Book Titles
The Published field uses the following abbreviations for book editions. Numberical references beginning with a letter are to B&R.
Auto: The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1967–69.
B&R: Kenneth Blackwell and Harry Ruja, A Bibliography of Bertrand Russell
Burn, Turned towards the Sun:
Chowdhury and Dasgupta, Masterful Spirit:
Dear BR: Dear Bertrand Russell: a Selection of His Correspondence with the General Public, 1950–68. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1969.
Malleson, After Ten Years:
Malleson, In the North:
McGuinness, W. in Cambridge
Outline of Philosophy:
PP: The Problems of Philosophy. London: Williams and Norgate, 1912.
Papers: The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell
SLBR: The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell. 2 vols. Edited by Nicholas Griffin. Vol. 1, London: Penguin Books, 1992; Vol. 2 (assisted by Alison Roberts Miculan), London: Routledge, 2001. References are by letter number.
Yours Faithfully, BR: Yours Faithfully, Bertrand Russell
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the William Ready Division of Archives and Research
For the database structure, see "Description of BRACERS Fields". Calculated fields
and scripted concatenation of topic lines in this edition of BRACERS were courtesy of David Blitz.
For background on the system, see K. Blackwell,
"BRACERS (I)", Russell, n.s. 10 (1990):
158–64; "BRACERS (III): System Review and Querying
the Topic_Text Field", Russell, n.s. 15 (1995):
65–72; "Doing Archival History with BRACERS", The Bertrand
Russell Research Centre Newsletter, no. 2 (2003): 3–4.