Papers of Robert Auty

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of Robert Auty concerning Slavonic languages and literatures, c. 1945-78, including: correspondence, notes, manuscripts and typescripts of published material, reviews of his work, conference and seminar material, and travel notes, etc. The archive reflects Auty's two principal academic interests: tracing the development of the Slavonic literary languages (especially Czech, Slovak, Slovene and Serbo-Croat); and the study of Old Church Slavonic.

The full shelfmarks of the collection are as follows: Arch. Z. Auty 1; O. Arch. Z. Auty 1-6; F. Arch. Z. Auty 1 (1-21), 2 (1-9), 3 (1-2), 4 (1-36), 5 (1-4), 6 (1-7), 7 (1-2), 8 (1-29), 9 (1-24), 10 (1-22), 11 (1-11), 12 (1-100), 13 (1-45), 14 (1-13), 15 (1-24), 16 (1-2), 17, 18 (1-22), 19, 20 (1-18), 21 (1-3), 22, 23 (1-10), 24 (1-44), 25 (1-3), 26 (1-4), 27 (1-13), 28 (1-5), 29 (1-4), 30 (1-37), 31 (1-11), 32 (1-13), 33 (1-4), 34 (1-53), 35 (1-14), 36, 37 (1-4), 38 (1-3), 39 (1-4), 40 (1-2), 41 (1-6), 42 (1-32), 43 (1-4), 44 (1-5), 45 (1-9), 46 (1-4), 47 (1-5), 48 (1-9), 49 (1-14), 50 (1-21), 51 (1-27), 52 (1-14), 53 (1-2), 54-5, 56 (1-27), 57 (1-69), 58 (1-46), 59 (1-41), 60 (1-16), 61 (1-27), 62 (1-27), 63 (1-66), 64 (1-3), 65 (1-21), 66 (1-48), 67 (1-16), 68 (1-51), 69 (1-13), 70 (1-9), 71 (1-45), 72 (1-34), 73 (1-106), 74 (1-33), 75 (1-6), 76 (1-37), 77 (1-38), 78 (1-10), 79 (1-4), 80 (1-35), 81 (1-35), 82 (1-45), 83 (1-3), 84 (1-20), 85, 86 (1-19), 87 (1-15), 88 (1-30), 89 (1-4), 90 (1-18), 91 (1-5), 92 (1-12), 93 (1-8), 94 (1-2), 95 (1-15), 96 (1-7), 97 (1-9), 98 (1-5) 99 (1-10), 100 (1-5), 101 (1-8), 102 (1-4), 103 (1-17), 104 (1-8), 105 (1-10), 106 (1-5), 107 (1-5), 108 (1-18), 109 (1-9), 110 (1-10), 111 (1-4), 112 (1-6), 113 (1-7), 114 (1-5), 115 (1-16), 116 (1-11), 117 (1-19), 118 (1-8), 119 (1-12), 120 (1-8), 121 (1-5), 122 (1-19), 123 (1-20), 124 (1-12), 125 (1-4), 126 (1-10), 127 (1-15), 128 (1-4), 129 (1-4), 130 (1-6), 131 (1-4), 132 (1-6), 133 (1-3), 134 (1-13), 135 (1-19), 136 (1-2), 137 (1-12), 138 (1-15), 139 (1-7), 140 (1-26), 141 (1-15), 142 (1-44), 143 (1-22), 144 (1-71),145 (1-2), 146 (1-2), 147 (1-4), 148 (1-5), 149 (1-16), 150 (1-18), 151, 152 (1-2), 153 (1-2), 154 (1-2), 155-6, 157 (1-3), 158 (1-16), 159 (1-14), 160-1, 162 (1-2), 163 (1-2), 164 (1-5), 165 (1-9), 166 (1-6), 167 (1-5), 168 (1-29), 169 (1-47), 170 (1-10), 171 (1-24), 172 (1-70), 173 (1-25), 174 (1-27), 175 (1-22), 176 (1-3), 177 (1-7), 178 (1-17), 179 (1-22), 180 (1-32), 181 (1-3), 182 (1-5), 183 (1-2), 184 (1-12), 185 (1-8), 186 (1-6), 187 (1-11), 188 (1-6), 189 (1-21), 190 (1-6), 191, 192 (1-5), 193, 194 (1-16).

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Auty (1914-78) was Professor of Comparative Slavonic Philology at Oxford. See the Dictionary of National Biography for details.

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).

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

Descriptions of individual items may be found on SOLO (http://solo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/), and in a card catalogue, arranged by shelfmark, at the Taylor Institution Library, Slavonic and Modern Greek Library.

Custodial History

This collection was transferred from the Taylor Institution to the Bodleian Library in 2016.

Related Material

The Taylor Institution Library also received Auty's library of c. 1500 volumes.