Papers of Robert George Philip (fl. 1900)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The papers are composed of: notes and correspondence about translation of the Anglo-Saxon Heliand; manuscript of the introduction to the translation; sermons; diary; photos; and, diplomas, degrees etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert George Philip was a graduate of Aberdeen University. He was awarded the degree of M.A. there in 1888, and a D.D. in 1895.

Conditions Governing Access

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.

Acquisition Information

Material acquired, February 1973, Accession no. E73.6.

Note

The biographical/administrative history was compiled using material in the collection.

Compiled by Graeme D Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Division.

Other Finding Aids

Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.

Accruals

Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.