Robin George Collingwood (1889-1943) was a philosopher and historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Collingwood's papers include essays, lectures and notes on various subjects.
The papers were deposited in the Library in 1978, 1979 and 1990.Access Conditions
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/services/admissions/).Existence of Copies
For conservation reasons, microfilms are to be consulted in place of the original papers.
A full catalogue is available in the Library.Related Units of Description
See also Photocopies of R.G. Collingwood Papers (MSS. Facs. c. 141-9) and Correspondence between R.G. Collingwood and Gilbert Ryle (MSS. Eng. lett. d. 194, d. 194*).
The Bodleian Library holds various papers relating to Collingwood in other collections, see catalogue for further details.Publication Note
The papers were used in W.J. Van Der Dussen, History as a Science: The Philosophy of R.G. Collingwood (1981), and Donald S. Taylor, R.G. Collingwood: A Bibliography (1988).
Historians | 20th century
Philosophers | 20th century
Collingwood | Robin George | 1889-1943 | Philosopher and Historian