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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
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
corresp and papers
See information in published source
See Chris Cook, Sources in British political history 1900-1951 vol 5 1978
1877-78: papers rel to Regina v Bradlaugh and Besant
The National Archives
See PRO Search Dept memo, Rolls Room
1890-1911: corresp with Fabian Society
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 16800
1884-1915: letters to Patrick Geddes
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Location register of 20th century literary MSS 1988
1888-1918: letters to RB Haldane
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
1885-1919: letters to George Bernard Shaw
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1887-88: letters (27) to WT Stead
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 32593
1910-1948: corresp with David Graham Pole
British Library: Asian and African Studies
See Annual Return 1993
1905-1997: corresp and papers rel to French Masonry
British Library, Manuscript Collections
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