Photocopies of R.G. Collingwood Papers

Scope and Content

Photocopies of R.G. Collingwood papers in various locations.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robin George Collingwood (1889-1943) was a philosopher and historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The photocopies were given to the Library by the R.G. Collingwood Society, 1994-5.


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

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made only with the permission of the owners.

Related Material

See also Papers of Robin George Collingwood (1889-1943) (Dep. Collingwood 1-32) and Correspondence between R.G. Collingwood and Gilbert Ryle (MSS. Eng. lett. d. 194, d. 194).

Additional Information

The originals are held in various places, including the Ashmolean Library and the archives of Pembroke College, Oxford.