Robert George Collier Proctor: Correspondence and Papers

Scope and Content

A collection of papers and letters, mostly by or to R. Proctor, relating to Greek type: (fo. 1) list of books in Cambridge University Library to be photographed for the Type Facsimile Society, October 1900, in the hand of R. Proctor and a second hand; (fo. 37) copy of the title-page of Bartholomew Traheron, Exposition of parte of S. Johannes Gospel ([Wesel], 1557), in the hand of R. Proctor; (fos 38-142) correspondence and accounts.

Access Information

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Acquisition Information

Fos 1-129 were presented by Sir S.C. Cockerell; fos 130-142 were presented by E.P. Prince, 1909.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.

Related Material

Cambridge University Library also holds letters of Proctor written to George Dunn, MS.Add.5345.