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Material relating to the French Studies of E. R. Anderson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1093

Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of the following material relating to French Studies and a piece of work on Charles-Georges Le Roy, noted as per content of each box:

Box 1
  1. 8 x files/folders - Notes on: Eugene; Condillac; Athalie; Mithridate; Berenice; and Phedre; and French magazine cuttings
Box 2
  1. 2 x files/folders - Notes on: Andromaque; and Bajazet
  2. 1 x typescript - Introduction: Charles-Georges Le Roy
  3. 2 x envelopes/files - Loose notes
  4. 1 x envelope/file - Correspondence, 1990s
  5. 2 x volumes - Typescript notes, Descartes etc
  6. Offprints - including 'Should Voltaire have killed off Pangloss?'
Box 3
  1. 1 x file - Mansucript and typescript material, on Hume
  2. 12 x files - Notes: manuscript material including Charles-Georges Le Roy
Box 4
  1. 2 x archive folders - Notes
  2. 8 x files - Notes c.1961: including Diderot, d'Holbach
Box 5
  1. 5 x files - Notes: including those taken at Versailles, Archives l'Hotel de Ville: Voltaire
  2. 1 x file - Correspondence, 1970s: Relating to journalTrivium
  3. 2 x envelope/file - Loose manuscript notes
  4. 1 x envelope/file - Notes: Archives Nationales
Box 6
  1. 1 x file - Notes: A.N.
  2. 1 x volume - Notes in typescript,Descartes et les betes machines
  3. 1 x volume - Notes in typescript,Quelques lectures des jeunese de Descartes?
  4. 1 x file - Notes, on Descartes
  5. 1 x envelope - Lectures
  6. 1 x box-file - Notes: Versailles, Archives l'Hotel de Ville: Voltaire
  7. Assorted notes, and assorted magazine cuttings
Box 7
  1. 1 x envelope/file - Notes: sur l'histoire des sciences
  2. circa 5 x envelopes/files - Notes: Philosophy, Descartes etc
Box 8
  1. 2 x spring-spine-files - Doctoral thesis:Charles-Georges Le Roy, philosophe encyclopediste (1723-1789)
  2. 5 x pocket-files - notes
Box 9
  1. 3 x files - Notes
Box 10
  1. 1 x copy -Descartes et les betes machines
  2. circa 7 x envelopes/files/folders - Notes
  3. 1 x file - Correspondence
  4. 1 x copy - Work relating to Charles-Georges Le Roy,Lettres sur les animaux, by Elizabeth R. Anderson, published by the Voltaire Foundation, Oxford, 1994
  5. 1 x copy -Helvetius de l'esprit
  6. Assorted correspondence, notes, ephemera relating to Charles-Georges Le Roy and the work,Lettres sur les animaux
Box 11
  1. 1 x drawer of files in card index format

Dates

  • 1960-1999

Language of Materials

English French

Biographical / Historical

Elizabeth Ramsay Anderson graduated from Edinburgh University in 1947 with the degree of M.A. She was awarded the degree of Ph.D. in 1952 (Edinburgh) for her research entitledCharles-Georges Le Roy, philosophe encyclopediste (1723-1789).

Extent

11 boxes

Physical Location

E2006.23
Title
Material relating to the French Studies of Elizabeth R. Anderson (fl. 1947-1994)

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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