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William Thomas Arnold letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P659


William Thomas Arnold (1852-1904), born in Hobart, Tasmania, was a journalist and author. After graduating from Oxford University in 1876, Arnold began a 20-year career with the Manchester Guardian. This letter, written to an unidentified recipient, concerns the publication of a book by Lujo Brenato and Arnold's recommendation that his wife translate it from German to English.


  • April 23, 1893


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1 folder (1 leaf in 1 folder)

Scope and Contents

In this note, Arnold suggested that his wife, Henrietta Wale Arnold, would be well-suited to translate Hours and Wages in Relation to Production by Lujo Brentano. Arnold also enclosed a copy of a review of the original book in the Economic Review with his correspondence, but this item is not included in this collection.

Physical Location

MS P659

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Maggs Bros Rare Books, June 27, 1966.

Related Materials

Brentano, Lujo. Hours and wages in relation to production. Mrs. William Arnold, translator. London: S. Sonnenschein, New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1894. Available at University of Kansas Libraries at HD 4911 .B7213

Processing Information

Former SC temporary call number: MS (Box) 38: 6; temporary collection name: Collection of 19th c. letters: Miscellaneous group of mainly English letters: mostly 19th c, some 20th c, a few 18th c.

Guide to the William Thomas Arnold Collection
William Thomas Arnold letter
Finding aid prepared by mt, 2008. Finding aid encoded by mt, 2008. Initial processing done by alh, October 19, 1966.
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William Thomas Arnold letter, MS P659, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

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