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Besant, Annie (1847-1933), theosophist, educationist and Indian politician

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Alternative name(s):
  • Annie Wood (Maiden Name)
Surname: Besant
Forenames: Annie
Gender: Female
Date: 1847-1933
Biography: ODNB link for Besant, Annie (1847-1933) nee Wood, Theosophist, Educationist and Indian Politician
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P131211 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P2407 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Annie Besant
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp and papers
See information in published source
See Chris Cook, Sources in British political history 1900-1951 vol 5 1978
2
1877-78: papers rel to Regina v Bradlaugh and Besant
The National Archives
See PRO Search Dept memo, Rolls Room
3
1890-1911: corresp with Fabian Society
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 16800
4
1884-1915: letters to Patrick Geddes
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Location register of 20th century literary MSS 1988
5
1888-1918: letters to RB Haldane
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
6
1885-1919: letters to George Bernard Shaw
British Library, Manuscript Collections
7
1887-88: letters (27) to WT Stead
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 32593
8
1910-1948: corresp with David Graham Pole
British Library: Asian and African Studies
See Annual return 1993
9
1905-1997: corresp and papers rel to French Masonry
British Library, Manuscript Collections

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