Collingwood's papers include essays, lectures and notes on various subjects.
Papers of Robin George Collingwood (1889-1943)
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Robin George Collingwood (1889-1943) was a philosopher and historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Conditions Governing Access
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).
The papers were deposited in the Library in 1978, 1979 and 1990.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
A full catalogue is available in the Library.
Alternative Form Available
For conservation reasons, microfilms, on open access in the Modern Papers and John Johnson Reading Room, are to be consulted in place of the original papers.
The papers were used in W.J. Van Der Dussen, History as a Science: The Philosophy of R.G. Collingwood (1981), and Donald S. Taylor, R.G. Collingwood: A Bibliography (1988).