Muggeridge, Malcolm, 1903-1990

Variant names

Hide Profile

Writer, social critic, Christian apologist; born Thomas Malcolm Muggeridge, March 24, 1903 in Sanderstead, Surry, England; raised in a Socialist home; graduated from Selwyn College, Cambridge, 1924; travelled to India to teach at Union Christian College, 1924-1927; married Katherine (Kitty) Dobbs (niece of Beatrice Webb) September 10, 1927; lived in Egypt, the Soviet Union and India while serving as a correspondent for various newspapers; served as an intelligence officer in World War II in Lisbon, Paris, and London; after the war, worked as a writer again, in Washington, D.C. and London; became editor of Punch magazine, 1952-1957; became a radio and television commentator, and Rector of Edinburgh University; undertook a spiritual journey his whole life, from his atheistic home to agnosticism, to Christian faith in the 1960's; he and Kitty joined the Catholic Church in 1983; died November 14, 1990.

From the description of Papers, 1920-1990. (Wheaton College - Buswell Library). WorldCat record id: 54953694

British journalist and author; editor, Punch, 1953-1957.

From the description of Malcolm Muggeridge papers, 1924-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863153

Epithet: author and journalist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000139

Biographical/Historical Note

British journalist and author; editor, Punch, 1953-1957.

From the guide to the Malcolm Muggeridge papers, 1924-1964, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Correspondents, surnames H-O.Gunnar Hägglöf, 1984. To Reinhardt. Sir William John Haley, 1964-1983. With correspondence with Susan Haley written after Haley’s death, and a copy of the order of service for the thanksgiving service of 29 Oct 1987. Si..., 1962-1992 British Library
referencedIn James Roose-Evans Papers TXRC99-A12., ca. 1961-1977 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Malcolm Muggeridge papers, 1924-1964 Hoover Institution Archives
creatorOf Hugh Kenner Papers Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Kinross, Patrick Balfour, Baron, 1904-. Papers of Patrick Balfour, Baron Kinross, 1922-1976. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn The Koestler Archive & Other Papers Relating to Arthur Koestler, 1939-1993 Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn ARS Audiotape Collection, 1900-1991 Archive of Recorded Sound
creatorOf Muggeridge, Malcolm, 1903-1990. Papers, 1920-1990. Wheaton College, Buswell Memorial Library
creatorOf Roose-Evans, James. James Roose-Evans Papers, ca. 1961-1977. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Baĭkalov, Anatoliĭ Vasilévich, 1882-ca. 1960. Anatolii Vasil'evich Baikalov Papers, ca. 1918-1959. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn DOBBS ROSALIND HEYWORTH 1865-1949 NEE POTTER, 1940-1945 British library of political and economic science
creatorOf Pearson, Hesketh, 1887-1964. Hesketh Pearson Papers, 1789-2001 (bulk 1921-1964). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Letters from others to Anthony Bertram, 1920-1971. Houghton Library
creatorOf Fowles, John, 1926-2005. Papers, 1926-1992 (bulk 1953-1991). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf MARGARET GARDINER PAPERS. Vol. IV (ff. 73). Correspondence and papers; 1967-1972. 1. ff. 1-30. 'Britons and American Draft Resisters'; 1967. 2. ff. 31-54. Czechoslovakia; 1968. 3. ff. 55-73. 'Appeal to the American People'; 1972.includes:f. 2 Peter..., 1967-1972 British Library
referencedIn Dan Jacobson Papers TXRC93-A3., 1941-92 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Beresford, G. C. (George Charles). [Miscellaneous issues of serials in the Colt Kipling Collection : containing works by or about Rudyard Kipling]. Library of Congress
referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf VERNON BARTLETT. Vol. II (ff. 144). Lancaster -Wood.includes:ff. 1, 2 Sir Osbert Lancaster, artist and writer: Letters to V. Bartlett from Sir Osbert Lancaster: 1974, n.d. f. 3 James Laver: Letter to V. Bartlett from James Laver: 1949. ff. 4-8 Lee... British Library
referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Jacobson, Dan. Papers, 1941-1994. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn CBLT-TV (Television station : Toronto, Ont.). The way it is / CBLT-TV (Toronto, Channel 6). University of Arizona Libraries
creatorOf Vol. xxviii (ff. 260). Mc-P.includes:ff. 1-11 Michael Meadmore: Letters to M. Holroyd enclosing copies of his letters to the press on G. L. Strachey and related matters: [1997]: Partly photocopies.f. 12 Hugh Owen Meredith, Professor of Economics... British Library
creatorOf Muggeridge, Malcolm, 1903-1990. Malcolm Muggeridge papers, 1924-1964. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Papers and artwork of Abu Abraham, 1956-2002 Guardian News & Media Archive
referencedIn Max Reinhardt papers, 1899-2006 British Library: Western Manuscripts
referencedIn Hugh Kenner Papers Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Australian Association for Cultural Freedom. Records. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Papers of Robert Graves: Critical prose and journalism, 1927 to 2003 St John's College, Oxford
creatorOf General correspondence85352. Kingsmill Papers. Vol. xxx (ff. ). General correspondence; 1915-1949, n.d. Partly French and German. The principal correspondents have been listed in the index to the present catalogue. Includes copies of poems by John Me..., 1915-1949 British Library
referencedIn Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph and typed letters signed (18) : Florence, Paris, New York, London, Discover Cottage (Bruton, Somerset), and [n.p.], to Graham and Dorothy Watson, 1954-1966 and [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Photograph of Malcolm Muggeridge British Library
referencedIn Esquire, Inc. Records, 1933-1977 Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn John Fowles Papers TXRC93-A76., ca. 1926-1992 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Hesketh Pearson Papers TXRC03-A16., 1789-2001 (bulk 1921-1964) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Correspondence of various <emph render="italic">Punch </emph>editors, 1951-1967 British Library
referencedIn Wardell, Michael. Correspondence with Michael Wardell : 1963-1964. Case 134, File 1a. University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Harriet Irving Library
referencedIn Harvard Law School Forums Records Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Andrew Boyle: Papers, c. 1950-1990 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY HARROD PAPERS. Vol. X (ff. 160). 1949-1959.includes:ff. 3-12 David McAdam Eccles, 1st Viscount Eccles: Correspondence with Sir R. F. Harrod from David McAdam Eccles: 1947-1959: Partly signed and copy.f. 13 Sir Sacheverell Reresby Si..., 1949-1959 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence of Reinhardt and Potter with publishers (not indexed) and individuals, filed approximately alphabetically by Reinhardt, from whom permission was sought to include material in the anthology Sense of humour edited by Stephen Potter. Corr..., 1953-1954 British Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Abraham, Abu person
associatedWith Amis, Kingsley. person
associatedWith Andrew Philip More Boyle person
associatedWith Australian Association for Cultural Freedom. corporateBody
associatedWith Baĭkalov, Anatoliĭ Vasilévich, 1882-ca. 1960. person
associatedWith Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. person
correspondedWith Bertram, Anthony, 1897- person
associatedWith Bidone, Paul. person
associatedWith Buckley, William F. (William Frank), 1925-2008. person
associatedWith Esquire, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Fowles, John, 1926-2005 person
associatedWith Graves, Robert Ranke, 1895-1985 person
correspondedWith Harvard Law School Forum corporateBody
associatedWith Jacobson, Dan person
associatedWith Jacobson, Dan. person
associatedWith Kenner, Hugh person
associatedWith Kenner, Hugh. person
associatedWith Kingsmill, Hugh, 1889-1949. person
associatedWith Kinross, Patrick Balfour, Baron, 1904-. person
associatedWith Muggeridge, H. T. person
associatedWith Muggeridge, Kitty. person
associatedWith Pearson, Hesketh, 1887-1964 person
associatedWith Roose-Evans, James. person
associatedWith Roose-Evans, James, 1927- person
associatedWith Solzhenit︠s︡yn, Aleksandr Isaevich, 1918-2008. person
associatedWith Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. person
associatedWith Teresa, Mother, 1910-1997. person
associatedWith Vidler, Alexander Roper, 1899- person
associatedWith Wardell, Michael. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Soviet Union
Great Britain
Great Britain
Great Britain
Authors, English
Capital punishment
Catholic converts
Civilization, Modern
Mass media
Social ethics


Birth 1903-03-24

Death 1990-11-14





Ark ID: w6t72xmp

SNAC ID: 16693254