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


Identifier: R

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.