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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I. Correspondence, 1897-1994, and n.d. (6.25 lin. ft.)

Series II. MJH and JSH Diaries, Calendars, Notebooks, Business Files, and Huxley Family Documents, 1917-1993 (2.25 lin. ft.)

Series III. Works, 1895-1966 (2.25 lin. ft.)

Series IV. Printed Materials (1.5 lin. ft.)

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Juliette Huxley papers, 1895-1994



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Huxley, Juliette, 1896-
Title: Guide to the Juliette Huxley papers,
Dates: 1895-1994
Abstract: Correspondence forms the majority of this collection, ranging from 1897, with Julian Sorell Huxley (JSH) and his grandmother Henrietta exchanging letters, to 1994, shortly before the death of Lady Marie Juliette Huxley (MJH). The correspondence not only includes letters from Huxley family members and many twentieth-century intellectual, social, and cultural leaders, but it also provides extensive information about Juliette Huxley and her myriad activities. Also included in the collection is correspondence to and from Aldous Huxley, the majority being from Aldous to his brother Julian. Of particular interest are some very early juvenile writings of JSH, written in 1895, 1897, and 1904.
Identification: MS 474
Extent 13 lin. feet (26 document cases)
Languages Materials are in English.
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, TX

Biographical Note

Lady Marie Juliette Baillot was born in Auvernier, Switzerland, in a village near Lake Neuchâtel, on December 6, 1896, and moved to England at the age of nineteen to work as a French teacher for Ottoline Morrell. At Garsington, Morrell’s home, she met numerous guests including Aldous Leonard Huxley (ALH) and Julian Huxley. Julian and Juliette began courting in 1916, and corresponded throughout 1917 and 1918 while Julian served in the Army Service Corps and Army Intelligence during World War I. The two were married in 1919. Their first son, Anthony, was born in 1920, and their second, Francis, in 1923. Juliette followed Julian in his tenures at King’s College and the Royal Institute in London during the 1920s and until 1931, when Julian resigned. During Julian’s term as Secretary of the Zoological Society of London from 1935 until 1942, Juliette loved living in their home at the London Zoo. She enjoyed walking among the animals and hearing them at night. In 1946 the couple moved to Paris while Julian Huxley served as Director-General of UNESCO.

Juliette Huxley traveled extensively with her husband throughout the 1950s and early 1960s. She later published Wild Lives of Africa (1963), which was based on her experiences traveling with Julian during 1960 and 1961. The two eventually returned to London, where Julian died in 1975. Juliette Huxley continued living in London, surrounded by her own sculptures and the artwork of their numerous friends from over the years. She continued writing as well, publishing her autobiography Leaves of the Tulip Tree in 1986. She also continued to take notice of advancements in the fields in which her husband was interested, including biology, conservation, humanism, and social evolution. Juliette Huxley’s brother-in-law (and Nobel Prize winner), Aldous Huxley and her two sons, among other life-long acquaintances, frequently visited her. Her son Anthony died in 1992, which affected her own health. Juliette Huxley died on September 28, 1994.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence (a total of 12,553 pieces) forms the majority of this collection. The correspondence ranges from 1897, with Julian and his grandmother Henrietta exchanging letters, to 1994, shortly before the death of Juliette Huxley. The correspondence not only includes letters from Huxley family members and many twentieth-century intellectual, social, and cultural leaders, but it also provides extensive information about Lady Juliette Huxley and her myriad activities. Also included in the collection is correspondence to and from Aldous Huxley, the majority being from Aldous to his brother Julian, although there are a few from Aldous to Juliette and to his father and other brother Trevenen. Of particular interest are some very early juvenile writings of JSH, written in 1895, 1897, and 1904.

Correspondents include members of the Huxley family, and scientists, artists, authors, and social figures such as Joy Adamson, David Attenborough, Sybille Bedford, Kenneth Clark, Jelly D’Aranyi, Cyrus Eaton, Dorothy Elmhirst, Violet Hammersley, Alister Hardy, Jacques Havel, Samuel S. Koteliansky, Corliss Lamont, Konrad Lorenz, Rene Maheu, Yehudi Menuhin, Naomi Mitchison, Henry Moore, Ottoline Morrell, Herman J. Muller, Bertrand and Ethel Russell, May Sarton, George Gaylord Simpson, Stephen Spender, Freya Stark, Igor Stravinsky, Niko Tinbergen, Stark Young, H. G. Wells and his son G. G. Wells, and Solly Zuckerman.

In addition to extensive correspondence, the collection includes Anthony and Francis Huxley school records, material related to Julian Huxley’s involvement in the 1948 Breslau World Congress of Intellectuals, and manuscripts and typescripts of works by Julian and Juliette Huxley. Other formats include address books, calendars, condolences, diary fragments, journals, memorials, notebooks, passports, photographs, printed ephemera, travel materials and travel sketches.

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Arrangement

This material is arranged in the following series:
Series I: Correspondence, 1897-1994
Series II: Huxley Family Documents, 1917-1993
Series III: Works, 1895-1966
Series IV: Printed Materials

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Juliette Huxley papers, MS 474, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Attenborough, Davd Frederick, Sir, 1926—Correspondence
Bedford, Sybille, 1911—Correspondence
Clark, Kenneth, 1903—Correspondence
D’Aranyi, Jelly—Correspondence
Eaton, Cyrus Stephen, 1883—Correspondence
Elmhirst, Dorothy—Correspondence
Hammersley, Violet, 1907—Correspondence
Hardy, Alister Clavering, Sir—Correspondence
Havel, Jacques—Correspondence
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963
Huxley, Julian Sorell, 1887-1975
Huxley, Juliette, 1896-
Koteliansky, Samuel S.—Correspondence
Lamont, Corliss, 1902-1995—Correspondence
Lorenz, Konrad, 1903—Correspondence
Maheu, Rene—Correspondence
Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1995—Correspondence
Mitchison, Naomi, 1897-1999—Correspondence
Moore, Henry, 1898—Correspondence
Morrell, Ottoline, 1873-1938—Correspondence
Muller, H. J. (Herman Joseph), 1890-1967—Correspondence
Morrell, Ottoline, 1873-1938—Correspondence
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970—Correspondence
Russell, Edith Finch, 1900-1978—Correspondence
Sarton, May, 1912—Correspondence
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902—Correspondence
Spender, Stephen, 1909—Correspondence
Stark, Freya Madeline, Dame, 1893-1993—Correspondence
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971—Correspondence
Tinbergen, Niko, 1907—Correspondence
Wells, G. G.—Correspondence
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946—Correspondence
Young, Stark, 1881-1963—Correspondence
Zuckerman, Solly, Baron, 1904--Correspondence
Subjects:
Biology
Conservation of natural resources
Evolution
Genetics
Humanism--20th century
Philosophy, Modern--20th century
Science
Social evolution
Voyages and travels--20th century
Formats
Newsclippings
Correspondence
Notebooks
Photographs

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Related Material

MS. 50 Julian Sorell Huxley papers, 1899-1980

MS. 55 Letters to Kenneth Clark from Julian Huxley, 1935-1975

MS. 56 Solly Zuckerman Correspondence with Julian Huxley, 1931-1967

MS. 57 Julian Huxley Letter to G. W. N. Eggers, June 20, 1916

MS. 58 Julian Huxley Letter to Dr. Dyke, December 8, 1914

MS. 472 Julian Huxley Letter to Clinton George Evelyn Dawkins

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Juliette Huxley papers, 1895-1994, MS 474, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

This collection was acquired at auction from Maggs Brothers of London in 1997.

Accruals

No future additions are expected for this material.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I. Correspondence, 1897-1994, and n.d. (6.25 lin. ft.)

This series, made up of 5 subseries, contains 10,957 total pieces of correspondence. The numerals in parentheses represent the number of pieces of correspondence within that folder. Only those correspondents who exchanged 5 or more letters with JSH or MJH are listed separately. Date ranges are given for each folder. Otherwise they will be found in the alphabetical folders. Researchers are encouraged to look for correspondents by last name, first name, and/or first and last initial.
Subseries A. From and to “Other” Parties (Not Family), 1897-1994, and n.d. (2 lin. ft.).
This subseries consists of 4,497 pieces of correspondence and is filed in alphabetical and then chronological order. The correspondence in these folders is often addressed to both Juliette and her husband, Julian, or to one or the other of them separately.
Undated correspondence has been treated somewhat differently. In cases where the decade is known, the letters will be filed at the end of that decade. Letters where the decade is not known are filed together at the end of each individual correspondent’s name or at the end of the alphabetical files (i. e., N-R). Letters with incomplete dates or where the addressee is not known can be found both at the end of the alphabetical files (in the case of incomplete dates) or at the end of this series (in the case of both).
box folder
1 1 A, 1903-1993, and n.d. (33)
2 Adamson, Joy, 1960-1978, and incomplete dates (14) (includes 2 photographs)
3 Ames, Evelyn, 1970-1981, and n.d. (24)
4 Attenborough, David, 1964-1986, and n.d. (11)
5 B, 1905-1993, and n.d. (84)
6 Bailey, Cyril, 1909-1919 (16)
7 Baker, John, 1969-1981 (44)
8 Bedford, Sybille, 1964-`988, and n.d. (17)
9 Benson, Theodora, 1939-1968, and n.d. (11)
10 Best Family, 1975-1994 [many with incomplete dates] (42)
11 Bland (?), Nicholas, 1911-1913, and incomplete dates (14)
12 Brett, Dorothy, 1919-1969 (9) [includes 1 photograph]
13 Bruce, Mabel, 1914-1925 (10)
14 C-D, 1904-1993, and n.d. (110) [includes tribute to Julian Huxley]
15 Cain, Lucien and Julien, 1958-1973, and n.d. (11)
16 Clark, Kenneth, 1965-1981, and n.d. (13)
17 Corke, Helen, 1930, 1931, 1976, and n.d. (15)
18 Cowell, Richard, 1967-1978, and n.d. (12)
19 Crayton, John, 1978-1987, and n.d. (8)
20 Davies, Joseph I., 1917, 1919 (22) [re: Rice Institute]
21 Diver, Joyce, 1969-1978, and n.d. (78)
22 Dowling, Allen and Helen, 1973-1978 (7)
23 E-G, 1902-1992, and n.d. (93) [includes letter from Sir John Gielgud]
24 Eaton, Anne and Cyrus, 1960-1985 (22)
25 Elmhirst, Dorothy and Leonard, 1936-1977 [Bulk 1955-1969] (48)
26 Elton, Charles, 1969-1981 (8)
27 Ford, E. B., 1933, 1963, 1975, 1981, and incomplete date (11)
28 Fordham, Kathleen, 1908-1912, and n.d. (64) [includes many re: Rice Institute]
29 Garrett, Eileen, 1959, 1961, 1963 (16) [some reference Aldous Huxley]
30 Gertler, Mark, 1919-1975 [Bulk 1927-1945], and n.d. (19)
31 Gielgud, Mimi, 1932, 1951-1963, 1978, 1980, and n.d. (16)
32 Gotkovsky, Christine, 1970-1986 (7)
33 Greenwood, Marion, 1940, 1950-1951 (8)
34 de Grunn, Willy, 1912, 1917-1918, 1938-1939, and n.d. (9)
35 H, 1916-1987, and n.d. (78) [includes 2 letters re: Rice Institute and 3 photographs]
36 Hammersley, Violet [JSH and MJH to], 1952-1964 (46)
37 Hammersley, Violet [to JSH and MJH], 1909-1956 (105)
38 Hammersley, Violet [to JSH and MJH], 1957-1961 (105)
39 Hammersley, Violet [to JSH and MJH], 1962-1965 (71)
40 Hammersley, Violet, n.d. and incomplete dates (75)
box folder
2 1 Hardy, Alister, 1940-1983, and n.d. (16) [includes memories of Julian Huxley]
2 Harley, Leslie, 1948, 1960-1964 (8) [includes memories of Aldous Huxley]
3 Havel, Jacques, 1963-1988, (9)
4 Hill, A. V., 1946, 1966 (6)
5 Hill W.(?) D., 1908, 1919 (5)
6 Howard, Guy, 1971 (8)
7 Howlett, Mrs., 1949-1958 (27)
8 I-K, 1905-1988, and n.d. (55)
9 Ilma, Viola, 1931, 1944, 1980-1982, and n.d. (21)
10 Isherwood, Margaret, 1961, 1965, 1967, and n.d. (22)
11 Kenny, Anthony, 1959, 1980-1983, 1986, and n.d .(33)
12 Koteliansky, S. S. [To JSH and MJH], 1931-1954 [Bulk 1931-1948], and n.d. (59)
13 Koteliansky, S. S. [JSH and MJH to], 1930-1957, and n.d. (172)
14 Kuenzel, Richard and Ricarda, 1978-1988 (15) [includes photos]
15 L, 1919-1993, and n.d. (15)
16 Lamont, Corliss, 1924-1993, and n.d. (89) [includes memories of Julian Huxley]
17 Lehmann, Rosamond, 1955-1969, 1975-1979, 1982-1985, and n.d. (37)
18 Leigh-Fermon, Paddy, 1952-1986 (6)
19 Leslie-Melville, Betty, 1977-1984, and n.d. (9)
20 Lockley, Ronald and Jill, 1975-1991, and n.d. (13)
21 Loos, Anita, 1960, 1964, 1966, 1974-1975, 1980, and n.d. (19)
22 Lorenz, Konrad, 1975, 1981 (8)
23 M, 1905-1992 (70)
24 Mand, John, 1948-1981 (5)
25 Martin, Esmond and Chryssee, 1977-1983, and n.d. (10)
26 McFee, Lorna, 1982-1989 [Bulk 1986-1989] (18)
27 Menuhin, Yehudi, 1965-1986, and n.d. (16)
28 Meyer, Ernst, 1981-1982, 1991 (5)
29 Mitchison, Naomi, 1920-1981 [Bulk 1920-1932], and n.d (27)
30 Moore, Henry, 1962-1974, and n.d. (11)
31 Morrell, Ottoline, 1919-1937, 1938, 1977 (57)
32 Morrell, Ottoline, n.d. (102)
box folder
3 1 Morrell, Philip and Julian, 1917-1988, and n.d. (47)
2 Morris, Desmond, 1963-1986 (7)
3 Müller, Herman, 1918-1959 (6) [includes1 re: Rice Institute]
4 N-R, 1908-1990 (97)
5 Nichols, Robert, 1920-1945, and n.d. (120)
6 Nicholson, Max, 1952, 1978-1986, 1993, and n.d. (14)
7 Ocampo, Victoria, 1963-1975, and n.d. (22)
8 Patniak, B, 1958-1962 (9)
9 Patten, Robert, 1981-1987 (123) [Donation of MJH papers]
10 Pemberton-Piggot, Miranda, 1972, 1993 (9)
11 Perrochet, Dolly, 1947-1948, 1960 (11)
12 Priestley, Jacquetta, 1957-1963, 1969 (8)
13 Pye, David and Virginia, 1919-1931, 1958, 1981-1990, and n.d. (33)
14 Rensch, Bernard, 1951-1983 (11)
15 Richmond, Anne, 1941 (5)
16 (?), Robin, 1975-1977 (9)
17 Russell, Bertrand, 1959-1969, and n.d. (5)
18 Russell, Edith, 1961-1978 (47)
19 S-T, 1908-1989, and n.d. (117) [includes 1 re: Rice Institute]
20 Sampson, Margaret, 1985, 1987 (5)
21 Sarton, May, 1915-1993 (69)
22 Sarton, May, n.d. and poems (30) [includes photos]
23 Scott, Peter, 1969, 1975, 1980-1983, 1987 (7)
24 Seewald, Richard, 1939-1975, and n.d. (26)
25 Shove, Fredegond, 1917-1931, and n.d. (25)
26 Simpson, G. G., 1975, 1981-1983 (17) [includes memories of JSH]
27 Skeaping, John, 1975-1980, and n.d. (9)
28 Smith, Grover, 1964-1975, 1981, 1984 (54)
29 Smith, Margaret, 1909-1910 (7)
30 Spender, Stephen, 1954-1986, and n.d. (20)
31 Stark, Freya, 1933-1984, and n.d. (79)
32 Stone, Janet, 1965-1972-1978, 1982, 1984, and n.d. (15)
box folder
4 1 Tallents, Martin, 1953, 1966, 1973, 1979-1988 (41)
2 Tallents, Stephen, 1908-1918, and n.d. (13) [To JSH]
3 Tennant, Stephen, 1943-1984, and n.d. (126)
4 Tilke, Rosemary, 1971-1975, and n.d. (8)
5 Tinbergen, Niko, 1969, 1975, 1981-1982, 1985-1986, and n.d. (24)
6 Trevelyan Family, 1910-1916, 1944-1949, 1963-1964, 1975, 1981, many n.d. (40)
7 U-Z, 1908-1994, and n.d. (93) [includes photos and biography of JSH]
8 Urquart, F. F., n.d. (8)
9 (?), Val, 1961, 1976, 1977, and n.d. (7)
10 Van du Post, Laurenz, 1967-1979, and n.d. (5)
11 Wells, G. P. [Son of H. G.], 1969, 1975, 1979, 1984, 1985, and n.d. (11)
12 Wells, H. G., 1928, 1930 1932-1933 (7)
13 Wendel, Beth, 1964-1987, and n.d. (164) [includes 1 photo]
14 Winton, W. M., 1915-1919 (21) [To JSH]
15 Wooley, Leonard, 1935, 1949, 1950-1959, and n.d. (27)
16 Yoffe, Avraham, 1965, 1966-1983 (43)
17 Young, Stark, 1919-1960 (34)
18 Zeisel, Hans, 1963, 1966, 1973, 1975 (7)
19 Ziegler, Barbara [To MJH], 1960-1975, and n.d. (111) [includes photos]
20 Ziegler, Barbara [From MJH], 1959, 1966-1975, and n.d. (86)
21 Zuckerman, Solly, 1963, 1975, 1980, 1981, 1985, 1987 (15)
22 Illegible, 1897-1994, and n.d. (70)
23 Unknown Correspondents, 1946, 1959-1960, 1983, 1986, and n.d. (29)
Subseries B. Correspondence between MJH and JSH, 1918-1965, and n.d. (2 lin. ft.)
There are a total of 2,982 pieces of correspondence in this subseries. The letters have been filed chronologically and separated into correspondence from MJH to JSH and correspondence from JSH to MJH.
MJH to JSH:
box folder
5 1 1918-1919 (141)
2 1920s (17)
3 1930s (81)
4 1940s (86)
5 1950s (100)
6 1960s (17)
7 Incomplete dates (75)
8 Incomplete dates (89)
9 Undated (81)
10 Partial letters (16)
JSH to MJH:
box folder
6 1 1918 (126)
2 1919 (111)
3 1920 (36)
4 1921 (92)
5 1922-1923 (38)
6 1924 (94)
7 1925-1926 (66)
8 1927 (27)
9 1928 (45)
10 1929 (40)
11 1930 (103)
box folder
7 1 1931 (93)
2 1932 (74) [Folder 1 of 2]
3 1932 (73) [Folder 2 of 2]
4 1933 (46)
5 1934 (58)
6 1935 (103)
7 1936-1938 (72)
box folder
8 1 1939 (62)
2 1940 (32)
3 1941-1942 (41)
4 1943-1944 (104)
5 1945-1948 (130)
6 1949-1950 (90)
7 1951-1952 (69)
8 1953-1954 (57)
9 1955-1965 (221)
10 Undated (120)
11 Incomplete dates (27)
Subseries C. Huxley Family Correspondence, 1896-1993, and n.d. (1 lin. ft.)
This subseries is comprised of a total of 2,410 pieces of correspondence. It contains the lifetime correspondence of members of this large and talented family. The family correspondence is filed in alphabetical and then chronological order by the name of the family member. There are no letters from Julian Huxley’s grandfather Thomas Henry Huxley. However, there is a folder of correspondence from Juliette’s mother to her daughter, as well as letters to and from Julian Huxley’s grandmother Henrietta, his father Leonard, his mother Julia, his brother Trevenen, and his sister Margaret. In addition, there are letters from Julian’s half-brother Andrew, from Aldous Huxley’s wife Laura, and a few from Julian’s other family members. See Series I, Subseries D, Box 11 for Aldous Huxley correspondence.
Undated correspondence has been treated somewhat differently. Letters where the decade is not known are filed together at the end of each individual correspondent’s name. Letters with incomplete dates are filed separately at the end of each individual’s name.
A family tree can be found in the index for the Julian Sorell Huxley papers (MS 50) and a card file appears in the first box of the Julian Sorell Huxley papers (MS 50).
box folder
9 1 Baillot, Mademoiselle (MJH’s Mother), 1933-1950, and n.d. (75)
2 Collier, John and Ethel, 1909-1931 (21)
3 Collier, Sir Laurence, 1922, 1964, 1965, 1975 (12)
4 Haynes, E. S. P., 1919-1943 [Bulk 1920-1930], and n.d. (89)
5 Huxley, Andrew and Richenda, 1963, 1969, 1975, 1976, 1980-1984, 1988-1992, and n.d. (41)
6 Huxley, Anthony, 1934, 1935, 1937, 1970, 1975, 1984, 1986, and n.d. (14)
7 Huxley, Elspeth, 1959-1988, and n.d. (94)
8 Huxley, Francis and Adele (Second Wife), 1930, 1954, 1958-1959, 1975, 1985, 1986-1992, and n.d. (165)
9 Huxley, George, 1955-1984 (10)
10 Huxley, Gervas, 1919, 1920, 1964-1965, 1970 (7)
11 Huxley, Henrietta (JSH’s Grandmother), 1896-1911 (11)
12 Huxley, Henry and Sophy, 1919-1943, and n.d. (25)
13 Huxley, Julia (JSH’s Mother), 1898-1908 (75)
14 JSH and MJH to Sons Anthony and Francis, 1944-1986 [Bulk 1959-1960], and n.d. (54)
15 Huxley, Laura Archera (Wife of Aldous Huxley), 1957-1969 (189)
16 Huxley, Laura Archera, 1970-1988, and n.d. (110) [includes material related to LSD and 1 photo]
17 Huxley, Leonard (JSH’s Father), [From JSH, MJH, and others], 1906-1914 (70) [Many re: Rice Institute] (Folder 1 of 5)
18 Huxley, Leonard [From JSH], 1915-1916 (99) [Many re: Rice Institute] (Folder 2 of 5)
19 Huxley, Leonard [From JSH], 1917-1918 (93) [Folder 3 of 5]
20 Huxley, Leonard [From JSH and others], 1919-1922 (130) [Folder 4 of 5]
21 Huxley, Leonard [From JSH], 1923-1929, 1965, 1974, 1975, 1984, and n.d. (94) [Folder 5 of 5]
box folder
10 1 Huxley, Leonard [To JSH], 1896-1913 (47)
2 Huxley, Leonard [To JSH], 1914 (64)
3 Huxley, Leonard [To JSH], 1915 (101)
4 Huxley, Leonard [To JSH], 1916-1917 (48)
5 Huxley, Leonard [To JSH], 1918-1921 (106)
6 Huxley, Leonard [To JSH], 1922-1929 (101)
7 Huxley, Leonard [To JSH}, 1930-1931, 1965, 1974, and n.d. (29)
8 Huxley, Leonard [To JSH], incomplete (48)
9 Huxley, Leonard [To MJH], 1919, 1924, 1926, 1931, 1975, 1984 (9)
10 Huxley, Margaret, 1910-1987, and many n.d. (38)
11 Huxley, Maria, 1918-1954, and n.d. (75)
12 Huxley, Matthew and Ellen (first wife), and Judy (second wife), 1943-1986, and n.d. (126)
13 Huxley, Rosalind, 1914-1986, and n.d. (30)
14 Huxley, Trevenen, 1900-1914, and n.d. (57) [includes poetry]
15 Miscellaneous Family, 1908-1993, and n.d. (83)
16 Selwyn, Gordon, 1911, 1915, 1919 (9) [includes Huxley wedding toast]
17 Tickell, Crispin, 1935, 1963, 1969, 1981-1983, 1990, 1992 (12)
18 Tickell, Renee, 1958, 1964-1966, 1972, 1975, 1979, 1981, 1986, and n.d. (33)
19 Ward, Mary A., 1908, 1910, 1915 (5)
Subseries D. Aldous Huxley Correspondence, 1899-1986 [Bulk 1913-1963], and n.d. (.5 lin. ft.)
This subseries consists of 583 pieces of correspondence. They are arranged chronologically and are primarily letters between Aldous Huxley and Julian Sorell Huxley, although there are a few between Aldous and his father Leonard and brother Trevenen. In addition, there is also correspondence between ALH and MJH and letters from ALH to others. See Series 1, Subseries C, Boxes 9 and 10 for other Huxley family correspondence.
box folder
11 1 ALH to Father, Trev, etc., 1899, 1903, 1912, 1932, 1934, and n.d. (11) [includes ALH drawings]
2 ALH to JSH, 1899-1913 (23)
3 ALH to JSH, 1914-1919 (43)
4 ALH to JSH, 1920-1930 (52)
5 ALH to JSH, 1931-1940 (62)
6 ALH to JSH, 1941-1954 (54)
7 ALH to JSH, 1955-1959 (41)
8 ALH to JSH, 1960-1963, and n.d. (51)
9 ALH to MJH, 1917-1963, and n.d. (51)
10 ALH, Letters About, 1961-1986, and n.d. (39)
11 ALH, To Others, 1913-1962 [Bulk 1930-1942], and n.d. (156)
Subseries E. Business Correspondence, 1915-1993, and n.d. (.75 lin. ft.)
This subseries contains 485 pieces of correspondence that are of a business nature. These letters are arranged chronologically and relate to Aldous Huxley’s reinternment in London, Bertrand Russell, book reviews, business offers, D. H. Lawrence, gifts to archives/libraries, JSH manuscripts, JSH publications, JSH travels, Julian Huxley research fellowship, laboratory equipment, MJH publications, religion, requests for correspondence, Stark Young, tributes to JSH after his death, UNESCO, wildlife, and zoology.
box folder
11 12 1910s (9)
13 1920s (2)
14 1930s (8)
15 1940s (13)
16 1950s (36)
17 1960s (49)
18 1970-1974 (96)
19 1975-1979 (99)
box folder
12 1 1980-1984 (81)
2 1985-1989 (72)
3 1990s (8)
4 4 n.d. (11)

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Series II. MJH and JSH Diaries, Calendars, Notebooks, Business Files, and Huxley Family Documents, 1917-1993 (2.25 lin. ft.)

Subseries A. MJH, 1926-1993 (2 lin. ft.)
This subseries is arranged chronologically. Within MJH’s address books are numerous newsclippings, name cards, and handwritten and typewritten notes. It appears that MJH kept duplicate calendars for the years 1951-1987. One set may have been for home and one for her purse or automobile. The number in parentheses represents the total number of items within that folder or category.
box folder
12 - Address Books, 1964, 1970-1980, 1980, and n.d. (9)
- Passports (6)
- Calendars, 1926-1949 (24)
box folder
13 - Calendars, 1950-1987 (39), 1951-1977 (17)
box folder
14 - Calendars, 1978-1993 (16)
box folder
15 1 Inventory of JSH Library (325)
2 MJH Swiss Business Affairs (Bank Statements, etc.) (172)
3 MJH and JSH Royalty Statements (103)
4 Bills (65)
Subseries B. JSH, 1917-1965 (.25 lin. ft.)
box folder
15 - Address Book (1)
- Calendars, 1917, 1946, 1950, 1952, 1959 (5)
- Guest Book, 1920, 1922, 1926, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1941 (1)
- Notebooks, 1922 (Scientific Notes), 1939, 1940, 1945 (UNESCO, National Parks), 1952-1953 (Religion, Australia), 1965 (Israel)(13)
box folder
16 1 Passports (5)
2 Travel Material (Avicenna, 1955) (1)
Subseries C. Huxley Family Documents, 1919-1986 [Bulk 1934-1939, 1969, 1975, 1980-1985], and n.d. (2 lin. ft.)
Within this subseries are 1,495 pieces of correspondence. The subseries is arranged alphabetically. In addition to the correspondence, this subseries also includes tributes, condolences, and memorials related to the death of JSH; Francis and Anthony Huxley school records; well wishes on MJH’s ninetieth birthday; material related to the JSH memorial fund; papers connected with Aldous Huxley, such as obituaries, condolences, and memorials; and other family documents.
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16 3 Anthony Huxley at Dauntsey’s, 1934-1939
4 JSH and MJH Engagement, 1919 (83) [Folder 1 of 2]
5 JSH and MJH Engagement, 1919 (33) [Folder 2 of 2] (includes 1 letter re: Rice Institute)
6 Francis Huxley at Abinger Hill, 1934-1937
7 Francis Huxley at Gordonstoun, 1936-1941
8 JSH and MJH Golden Wedding Anniversary, 1969 (94)
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17 1 JSH Condolences on Death (169) [Folder 1 of 3]
2 JSH Condolences on Death (143) [Folder 2 of 3]
3 JSH Condolences on Death (126) [Folder 3 of 3]
4 JSH Memorial Fund, 1980 (14)
5 JSH Memorial Fund, January-June 1981 (60)
6 JSH Memorial Fund, July-December 1981 (112)
7 JSH Memorial Fund, 1982 (57)
8 JSH Memorial Fund, 1983-1985, and n.d. (35)
9 JSH Memorial Fund, Donation Forms
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18 1 JSH Memorial Fund Appeal, Lists, Reports, Minutes, Press Releases, Drafts
2 JSH Memorial Fund Appeal, Financial and Biographical Info, Proposals, Brochures
3 JSH Memorial Meeting (22)
4 JSH Obituaries and Tributes
5 Memorial Services, Family and Friends
6 MJH 90th Birthday, 1986 (65)
7 JSH and MJH Wedding Present List
8-10 ALH-iana (Aldous Huxley)
11 Condolences on ALH’s Death (205)
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19 1 JSH on ALH
2 Letters re: ALH Memorial Volume (66)
3 ALH Memorial Lectureship (55)
4 ALH Memorial Volume, Miscellaneous (156)
5 Newspaper Obituaries

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Series III. Works, 1895-1966 (2.25 lin. ft.)

This subseries is arranged alphabetically and consists of some hand- and typewritten works of Juliette and Julian Huxley. It includes Juliette’s autobiographical ms. Leaves of the Tulip Tree, reviews and correspondence (64 pieces) related to Wild Lives of Africa, and various shorter pieces and scraps. In addition, there is a typescript of Julian Huxley’s memoirs entitled Memories, notes related to Religion without Revelation, various Julian Huxley drafts, offprints, and some interesting early writings of his dated 1895, 1897, and 1904. This subseries also includes travel material on Hawaii, Israel (including 37 pieces of correspondence), and India.
Subseries A. Juliette Huxley (1.75 lin. ft.)
Leaves of the Tulip Tree (1.25 lin. ft.):
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19 6 Commentary on typescript
7 Fan Mail
8 Final Typescript
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20 1 Handwritten ms.
2 Typescript
3 Typescript, chaps. 1-18
4 Typescript, corrected
5 Typescript, edited (Folder 1 of 4)
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21 1-3 Typescript, edited (Folders 2, 3, and 4)
4 Reviews
Various Other Works and Travel Material (.5 lin. ft.):
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22 1 Commonplace ‘Scraps’ (30) [includes memories of JSH]
2 Journals, Travel Notes
3 Put Off Thy Shoes, Notes, Research
4 Put Off Thy Shoes, Typescript
5 Short Writings
6 Travel, Hawaii
7-8 Travel, Israel
9 Travel, Israel, Correspondence, 1965-1966 (37)
10 Travel, Israel, Cuttings
11 Travel, India (MJH and JSH)
12 Wild Lives of Africa, Cuttings
13 Wild Lives of Africa, Fan Mail, 1963-1966, and n.d. (64)
Subseries B. Julian Huxley (.5 lin. ft.)
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23 1 Beatty Lectures, 1956
2 Drafts
3 Juvenilia, 1895, 1897, 1904
4-5 Memories, Typescript
6 Notes
7 Pursuit of Possibilities, Draft, 1958
8 Offprints, cuttings
9 Religion without Revelation, Notes
10 Travel Sketches
11 Unbound Diary Fragments
12 Verse
13 World Congress of Intellectuals, Breslau, 1948

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Series IV. Printed Materials (1.5 lin. ft.)

Published printed materials collected by Juian and Juliette Huxley, some annotated by Julian Huxley.
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24 1 About or by Others
2 About JSH, in Publications
3 About JSH, Newsclippings
4 About JSH, Symposia, etc.
5 About JSH, Typescripts
6 Annotated by JSH, Africa
7 Annotated by JSH, Aldous (Dissertation by George Whitesel)
8 Annotated by JSH, East-West Relations
9 Annotated by JSH, Humanism/Ethics, etc.
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25 1 Annotated by JSH, Religion
2-3 Annotated by JSH, Scientific
4 Annotated by JSH, Scientific, Science and Human Responsibility Conference (Featuring JSH, Henry Wallace, and others)
5 Conservation/Wildlife
6 Dinners/Invitations
7 Literary Material
8 Music
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26 1 Playbills
2 Religion/Humanism/Ideology
3 Schools/Colleges
4 Scientific
5 Special Commission on Internal Pollution
6 United Nations/UNESCO
7 World Congress of Intellectuals, Breslau, 1948

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