Gilson, Mary Barnett Private Papers, 1929-1937 | UNCW Archives and Special Collections Online Database
Davidson, Ronald Conway
Gilson, Mary Barnett
Great Britain--Foreign Relations--1910-1936
Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950
United States--Foreign Relations--1929-1933
Williams, Herbert Geraint
Women economists--Great Britain
Women economists--United States
The first three letters in this group were written by Ronald C. Davidson, a British economist.
There is also an envelope with a threppance ha'pney [three and a half pennies] stamp which was hand-stamped in Suffolk, England. Davidson’s letters were sent from England, one in 1929 and two in 1933. The first missive was, in part, an autograph letter accompanying a gift copy to Miss Gilson of Davidson’s book, The Unemployed.
Elton Mayo of Harvard University sent Miss Gilson a facetious reply to her apparent complaint about women barred from Widener Library after 6:00 p.m., while men were allowed to remain until 10:00 p.m.
Robert Redfield wrote Miss Gilson a brief note expressing his agreement that scholars should assume a social responsibility and participate in political activities with objectivity and freedom from emotional conviction.