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Papers of Robert George Philip

Identifier: Coll-453

Scope and Contents

The papers are composed of: notes and correspondence about translation of the Anglo-SaxonHeliand; manuscript of the introduction to the translation; sermons; diary; photos; and, diplomas, degrees etc.


  • 1888-1951

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.

Biographical / Historical

Robert George Philip was a graduate of Aberdeen University. He was awarded the degree of M.A. there in 1888, and a D.D. in 1895.


5 boxes

Physical Location

Gen. 1932

Other Finding Aids

Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Material acquired, February 1973, Accession no. E73.6.


Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.
Papers of Robert George Philip (fl. 1900)

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
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Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
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