Papers of Robin George Collingwood (1889-1943)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Collingwood's papers include essays, lectures and notes on various subjects.

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).

Acquisition Information

The papers were deposited in the Library in 1978, 1979 and 1990.

Note

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.

Related Material

See also Photocopies of R.G. Collingwood Papers (MSS. Facs. c. 141-9).

The Bodleian Library holds various papers relating to Collingwood in other collections, see catalogue for further details.

See also Photocopies of R.G. Collingwood Papers (MSS. Facs. c. 141-9) and Correspondence between R.G. Collingwood and Gilbert Ryle (MSS. Eng. lett. d. 194, d. 194).

The Bodleian Library holds various papers relating to Collingwood in other collections, see catalogue for further details.

Bibliography

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).