Beatrice Webb's typescript diary, 4 January 1932-29 December 1934

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1932 April, Beatrice becomes first woman member of the British Academy. Summer, Webbs visit U.S.S.R. [Union of Soviet Socialist Republics] to collect material for their book. Sidney and Beatrice Webb, Methods of Social Study.

1933 Beatrice seriously ill with kidney complaint. Shaw gives Webbs gift of £1,000 to meet medical expenses and costs of preparing their book on the Soviet Union.

1934 Sidney revisits U.S.S.R. to check material for book.

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