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Joachim, Harold Henry, 1868-1938 (philosopher)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1868-1938

Harold Henry Joachim was the son of Henry Joachim, a wool merchant from London. He was a prominent philosopher who taught at St Andrews and Oxford, and also a talented violinist.
Harold was the nephew of the violinist and composer Joseph Joachim, who had a deep influence on his life. Joseph considered him one of his closest friends and confidents, and they exchanged numerous letters in which they discussed family matters as well as professional and artistic subjects. Joseph kept contact with his nephew during his tours around Europe, and made sure to visit him whenever he was in London or Oxford. In 1907, Harold married Joseph's daughter Elizabeth, and they had a son and two daughters.

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of between 30 and 40 letters and cards from Joseph Joachim to Harold Joachim, and letters about the proposed publication of Joseph Joachim's letters, 1888-1909

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Identifier: Coll-1711/1/1/4
Scope and Contents Collection of between 30 and 40 letters and cards from Joseph Joachim to his nephew Harold Joachim, and letters about the proposed publication of Joseph Joachim's letters, 1888-1909.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1888-1909

Letter from Joseph Joachim to his nephew about exams, his thoughts on visiting London, and performances, late 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-1711/1/1/5
Scope and Contents Letter from Joseph Joachim to his nephew Harold Henry Joachim about exams, his thoughts on visiting London, and performances, late 19th century.
Dates: Majority of material found within late 19th century

Letter to Joseph Joachim in London from nephew Harold Joachim, 14 May 1904

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Identifier: Coll-1711/1/1/6
Scope and Contents Harold Joachim thanks his uncle Joseph Joachim for his encouragement and friendship
Dates: 14 May 1904

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Harold H. Joachim, 25 April 1929

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1298
Scope and Contents Letter, 25 April 1929, Oxford, Harold H. Joachim to Donald Tovey. Congratulating Tovey on the success of his opera. Holograph signed.
Dates: 25 April 1929

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Harold H. Joachim, 29 June 1939

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1300
Scope and Contents Letter, 29 June 1939, Oxford, Harold H. Joachim to Donald Tovey. Passing on a message from Johannes, saying Tovey can publish a translation of a letter. Holograph signed.
Dates: 29 June 1939

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Harold H. Joachim, 25 January 1938

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1301
Scope and Contents Letter, 25 January 1938, Oxford, Harold H. Joachim to Donald Tovey. Concerning the English translation of a letter. Holograph signed.
Dates: 25 January 1938

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Harold H. Joachim, 28 January 1938

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1302
Scope and Contents Letter, 28 January 1938, Oxford, Harold H. Joachim to Donald Tovey. Concerning the English translation of a letter, including some edits of the translation and corrections. Holograph signed.
Dates: 28 January 1938

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Harold H. Joachim, 27 February 1907

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1297
Scope and Contents Letter, 2 February 1907, Oxford, Harold H. Joachim to Donald Tovey. An invitation to dinner. Holograph signed.
Dates: 27 February 1907