The material consists of manuscripts of Common Sense Truths, 1844, A Picture of Christian Philosophy, 1798, and notes for a projected work on religion or philosophy, written by Robert Fellows.
Papers of Robert Fellows
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 255, MS 256, MS 257
- Dates of Creation1798-1845
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description4 volumes, 2 bundles
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Born in 1771, Fellows was educated at St Mary Hall, Oxford, where he received a BA in 1796 and an MA in 1801. He published A Picture of Christian Philosophy of Illustration of the Character of Jesus in 1798. From 1804-1811 he edited Critical Review. Fellows wrote and lectured on politics and religion. In 1826 he gave benefactions to encourage the study of philosophy at Edinburgh University and at London University (now University College London). He died in London on 6th February 1847.
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Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room
1999-09-16 Simon McKeon