Correspondence of H.A. Prichard

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 131, d. 116
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Scope and Content

Correspondence of H.A. Prichard, consisting of:

  • Letters to John Laird, 1938-45 and Sir William David Ross, 1946-7
  • Letters to and from R.G. Collingwood and to Sir David Ross, 1925-40

Administrative / Biographical History

Harold Arthur Prichard (1871-1947) was a philosopher. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The correspondence was given to the Library by Mrs M.H. Prichard in 1950.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40931-2.

Related Material

See also Essays by H.A. Prichard (MSS. Eng. misc. c. 299, d. 329).