The Papers H. N. Brailsford (1873-1958) 1905-1958
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Epithet: journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x000269 ...
Founded Nov. 1914 in London, England by an alliance of radical Liberal Party and Independent Labour Party members, to protest Britain's decision to enter World War I; founders were E.D. Morel, Norman Angell, J. Ramsay MacDonald, and Charles Trevelyan; lobbied for democratic control over British foreign policy, the abolition of industrial and military armaments and conscription, the promotion of free trade, the self-determination of peoples, and the development of the League of Nations; became a ...
Henry Noel Brailsford (1873-1958) was the son of a Methodist minister. Although born in Yorkshire, he was raised and educated in Scotland, where his father had congregations in Edinburgh and Glasgow. At Glasgow University, he studied classics and philosophy under the distinguished scholar Gilbert Murray, who was to remain a friend and mentor throughout his life. Abandoning an early academic career, he started his long life as a writer and journalist. However, like Ernest Hemingway, ...