Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947

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Dates:
Birth 1859-07-13
Death 1947-10-13
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

British socialist and economist. He and his wife, Beatrice, were early members of the Fabian Society.

From the description of [Letter, 19]29 Feb. 9, Passfield Corner, Liphook, Hants. [to] Esther Lowenthal / Sidney Webb. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 464289622

Author and activist Sidney Webb, along with his wife Beatrice, was an influential force for social reform in Great Britain. A brilliant student, he earned a law degree and held political aspirations. He was won over by Socialist ideals, and became a prominent member of the Fabian Society. He met and married Beatrice Potter, and the pair became an unprecedented force in social reform, writing numerous influential works, serving on government commissions, giving countless speeches, and conducting important research.

From the description of Sidney Webb letter to Dear Gould, 4 Jan. 1917. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 60525800

British social reformer and historian.

From the description of Papers, 1905-1928. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 86148081

From the description of Papers, 1905-1928. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20460595

Sidney and Beatrice Webb were leading British economists.

From the description of Sidney Webb papers, 1890-1929. (University at Albany). WorldCat record id: 77993772

Biographical note: British economist, writer, political and social reformer.

From the description of Letters, 1890-1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122308812

Professor of Naumburg at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

From the description of Correspondence with Margaret Naumburg, 1912. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122542221

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Subjects:

  • Poor law
  • Schools
  • Socialists--Correspondence
  • Social reformers

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  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • England--London (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • England--London (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)