From the personal library of Professor Roger Robinson (1932-2003). An Oxford graduate, Robinson became the first professor of paediatrics at Guy's Hospital, London (1975-1990). After his retirement, Robinson embarked on a second, entirely divergent career. Graduating with a PhD from Aberdeen in 1997, he became an expert on the Scottish philosopher and poet, James Beattie.
Keywords: Scottish philosophy; Scottish and English literature; James Beattie
Strengths: Scottish enlightment philosophy, esp. James Beattie; Scottish poetry
Physical characteristics: 128
Accumulation date range: c. 1970s-2003
Contents date range: 1756-1997
Associated Publications: Available on Library OPAC.
Accrual Status: Closed.
Custodial history/provenance: Formerly in private collection of Professor Roger Robinson and gifted to the University Library by him.
Access Control: Closed access - please request. Non-borrowable.