Papers of Geoffrey Tillotson

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of Geoffrey Tillotson relating to his works on Alexander Pope, including papers relating to  The rape of the lock; On the poetry of Pope (first published, Oxford, 1938, 2nd edition, 1950); and Pope and human nature (Oxford, 1958).

Administrative / Biographical History

Geoffrey Tillotson (1905-1969) was Professor of English Literature at Birkbeck College, University of London, from 1944. Details are given in Who Was Who.

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.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1970.

Note

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

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