Papers of Robert P. Eckert

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  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 280-3, d. 281-5; Eng. misc. c. 501, d. 674-7
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  • Physical Description
      14 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Letters and papers relating to Robert P. Eckert's Edward Thomas collection, and to Eckert's published works, 'Edward Thomas, soldier-poet of his race', American Book Collector, 4 (1933), 19-21, 66-9, and Edward Thomas: a biography and a bibliography (London, 1937). Some papers of Edward Thomas are included in the collection.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Paul Eckert (d 1966) was a biographer.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bequeathed by R.P. Eckert and received by the Library in 1966.


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

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41325-38.


See Scope and Content.