File 77 - Papers of D. S. Robertson

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Add. MS b/77

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Papers of D. S. Robertson

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  • 1933-1959 (Creation)

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1 box

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Acquired Feb. 1964, source of acquisition not known.

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Notes, drafts of articles, letters, and printed material primarily relating to the Carbery copy of Milton's Eikonoklastes, now in Trinity College Library.

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The Carbery copy of Milton's Eikonoklastes is catalogued in Trinity College Library as C.9.179: https://lib-cat.trin.cam.ac.uk/Record/f68371b0-befb-4d18-ad31-137843d810b8

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Accompanied by a card identifying the collection as D. S. Robertson's papers with date in corner, Feb. '64, which is the same date Robertson's books arrived in the Library.

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Archivist's note

An undated handwritten list in the box was used as the source for item records added in 2020 by Diana Smith. Items 44-46 were found at the bottom of the box and were not on the original box list, possibly because they were later accruals to the collection or removed from books in Robertson's library.

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