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Collection Level Description: Papers of Robert P. Eckert

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 280-3, d. 281-5; Eng. misc. c. 501, d. 674-7
Title: Papers of Robert P. Eckert
Dates of Creation: 1897-1965
Extent: 14 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Robert Paul Eckert (d. 1966) was a biographer.

Scope and Content

Letters and papers relating to Robert P. Eckert's Edward Thomas collection, and to Eckert's published works, 'Edward Thomas, soldier-poet of his race', American Book Collector, 4 (1933), 19-21, 66-9, and Edward Thomas: a biography and a bibliography (London, 1937). Some papers of Edward Thomas are included in the collection.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bequeathed by R.P. Eckert and received by the Library in 1966.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41325-38.

Publication Note

See Scope and Content.

Access Points


Eckert | Robert Paul | d. 1966 | biographer

Thomas | Philip Edward | 1878-1917 | Poet and Prose Writer

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