Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947

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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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referencedIn GALTON FRANK WALLIS 1867-1952 SECRETARY FABIAN SOCIETY, 1886-1947 British Library of Political and Economic Science
referencedIn St. Cecilia Musical Club. Records. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Webb, Beatrice, 1858-1943. Photographs and some correspondence, ca. 1858-1943. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. Letters, 1890-1929. University at Albany, University Libraries
referencedIn Trevelyan Family Papers, 1758-1962 Newcastle University
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956 Houghton Library
referencedIn WEBB SIDNEY JAMES 1859-1947 BARON PASSFIELD AND WEBB BEATRICE 1858-1943 NEE POTTER: Papers concerning wartime measures for the relief of distress, 1914-1915 British Library of Political and Economic Science
referencedIn WEBB SIDNEY JAMES 1857-1947 BARON PASSFIELD, 1913 British Library of Political and Economic Science
referencedIn MORRISON SIR THEODORE 1863-1936 EDUCATIONALIST, 1908 British Library of Political and Economic Science
creatorOf Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. Parish and the county / by S. Webb and B. Webb. University of Manchester Library, Main Library
referencedIn Records, 1886-1961. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn WEBB SIDNEY JAMES 1857-1947 BARON PASSFIELD: Working papers for a report on industrial insurance, 1908-1915 British Library of Political and Economic Science
referencedIn Fabian Society (Great Britain). Archives of the Fabian Society: Parts 2-7, 1881-1964 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949. Papers, 1872-1949 Houghton Library
referencedIn Guide to the Daily Worker and Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
creatorOf Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. Papers, 1905-1928. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. Autograph letter signed Sidney Webb to: Miss Halsey October 13, 1913. Wellesley College
referencedIn PRO AND CON SOCIETY, 1876-1878 British Library of Political and Economic Science
referencedIn Shann, E. O. G. (Edward Owen Giblin), 1884-1935. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Leonard Woolf Papers, 1894-1995 University of Sussex Library
referencedIn WEBB SIDNEY JAMES 1857-1947 BARON PASSFIELD, 1909 British Library of Political and Economic Science
creatorOf Dan H. Laurence Collection. The Coming Socialist Commonwealth of Great Britain - syllabus outling course of 6 lectures given by Shaw and the Webbs, Nov., 1920. University of Guelph
referencedIn ROBSON WILLIAM ALEXANDER 1895-1980 PROFESSOR OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, 1918-1962 British Library of Political and Economic Science
referencedIn George Bernard Shaw Collection TXRC99-A3., 1757-1963, (bulk 1875-1950) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library
creatorOf Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. Sidney Webb letter to Dear Gould, 4 Jan. 1917. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. Sidney Webb papers, 1890-1929. University at Albany, University Libraries
referencedIn Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Bernard Shaw papers, 1878-1964. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Van Sickle, Leftist Pamphlet Collection, 1900-1993 Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries,
creatorOf Dan H. Laurence Collection. Manifesto to Progressive Londoners on the Vestry elections - a circular endorsing Progressive candidates in the May election, 1893. University of Guelph
creatorOf Dan H. Laurence Collection. The Truth About Soviet Russia / by Sidney and Beatrice Webb - contains essay "The Webbs", by G.B. Shaw, London, 1942. University of Guelph
referencedIn WEBB BEATRICE 1858-1943 NEE POTTER AND WEBB SIDNEY 1859-1947 BARON PASSFIELD: Poor Law, 1865-1923 British Library of Political and Economic Science
referencedIn George Bernard Shaw Photographs, c1865-1950 London School of Economics and Political Science, The British Library of Political and Economic Science
referencedIn Leon Trotsky exile papers, 1929-1940. Houghton Library
referencedIn Paul Revere Reynolds Papers, 1899-1980. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Labor Leaders and Subjects. Photographs, 1900-1999 Cornell University Library
referencedIn Brooks, John Graham, 1846-1938. Papers of John Graham Brooks, 1845-1938 (bulk 1900-1938). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Bassett, Julian Markus, 1876-1947. Papers, 1857-1982, (bulks 1917-1947). Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
creatorOf Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. Papers, 1905-1928. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Torn, Jesse. A fig leaf in her bonnet: typescript; 1958. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Reynolds, Paul Revere, 1864-1944. Records, 1899-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Barrows family papers, 1861-1931. Houghton Library
referencedIn Additional papers, 1845-1938 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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 Richard T. Ely papers, 1812-1963 (bulk 1882-1939) Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn Lloyd, Henry Demarest, 1847-1903. Papers, 1840-1937, 1977. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn GALTON FRANK WALLIS 1867 - 1952 SECRETARY FABIAN SOCIETY, 1939-1944 British Library of Political and Economic Science
creatorOf Dan H. Laurence Collection. The World After the War - notice appearing in issue of the New Statesman announcing courses of six lectures to be given by Shaw, Sydney Webb and Beatrice Webb, Oct., 26, 1915. University of Guelph
creatorOf Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. Correspondence with Margaret Naumburg, 1912. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn CHUBB, Percival Ashley, 1860-1960, Fabian, 1860-[1984] British Library of Political and Economic Science
referencedIn Brooks, John Graham, 1846-1938. Additional papers, 1845-1938 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Dan H. Laurence Collection. Lecture notice issued by the Chelsea Branch of the Social Democratic Federation announcing syllubus of lectures, Oct. - Dec. 1889. University of Guelph
referencedIn The Bartlett Papers, 1866-1937; mainly 1888-1909 University of Sussex Library
referencedIn WEBB SIDNEY JAMES 1857-1947 BARON PASSFIELD, 1893-1900 British Library of Political and Economic Science
referencedIn Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964. B. W. Huebsch records, 1909-1963. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Papers of John Graham Brooks, 1805-1938 (bulk 1900-1938) Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Dan H. Laurence Collection. Lecture notice for Autumn courses, sponsored by the Fabian Society, Sept. - Dec., 1891. University of Guelph
referencedIn WEBB SIDNEY JAMES 1857-1947 BARON PASSFIELD: Lectures on the Civil Service, 1889c-1947c British Library of Political and Economic Science
creatorOf Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. George Bernard Shaw Collection, 1757-1963 (bulk 1875-1950). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn WEBB SIDNEY JAMES 1859-1947 BARON PASSFIELD AND WEBB BEATRICE 1858 1943 NEE POTTER: Professional Organisations, 1914-1917 British Library of Political and Economic Science
creatorOf Dan H. Laurence Collection. Portraits of notables - reproductions and postcards, photographs of friends, business associates, actors and actresses and Charlotte Shaw, 1894-1934. University of Guelph
referencedIn NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR THE PREVENTION OF DESTITUTION, 1909-1912 British Library of Political and Economic Science
creatorOf Dan H. Laurence Collection. The railway crisis ; a Fabian manifesto. University of Guelph
creatorOf Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. Morley's First Sketch of English Literature papers, 1909 and 1936. University of Michigan
creatorOf Dan H. Laurence Collection. The World After the War - notice appearing in issue of the New Statesman announcing 4th in series of lectures to be given by Shaw, Sydney Webb and Beatrice Webb, Nov., 13, 1915. University of Guelph
referencedIn WEBB SIDNEY JAMES 1857-1947 BARON PASSFIELD: Draft administrative history of weights and measures, 1889c-1947c British Library of Political and Economic Science
referencedIn Granville-Barker, Harley, 1877-1946. Papers, 1877-1937 Houghton Library
referencedIn London South Bank University, 1871-present London South Bank University Archives Centre
creatorOf Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. [Letter, 19]29 Feb. 9, Passfield Corner, Liphook, Hants. [to] Esther Lowenthal / Sidney Webb. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. Letter 1923 June 25, Staten Island, N.Y. [to] Darwin J. Meserole, Unknown / Edwin Markham. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
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associatedWith Clapham, J. H. (John Harold), Sir, 1873-1946. person
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associatedWith Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964. person
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associatedWith Labour Party (Great Britain) corporateBody
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associatedWith Lloyd, Henry Demarest, 1847-1903. person
associatedWith Lowenthal, Esther, 1883- , person
associatedWith Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. person
associatedWith Miles, Alfred H. (Alfred Henry), 1848-1929. person
associatedWith Reynolds, Paul Revere, 1864-1944. person
correspondedWith Sarton, George, 1884-1956 person
associatedWith Shann, E. O. G. (Edward Owen Giblin), 1884-1935. person
associatedWith Shaw, George Bernard, 1856-1950 person
associatedWith St. Cecilia Musical Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Torn, Jesse. person
correspondedWith Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940 person
associatedWith Van Sickle person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Webb, Beatrice, 1858-1943. person
associatedWith Woolf, Leonard Sidney, 1880-1969; Parsons, Majorie Tulip Ritchie, 1902-1995 person
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Great Britain
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Great Britain
England--London
Great Britain
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Socialists--Correspondence
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Birth 1859-07-13

Death 1947-10-13

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