Papers of Geoffrey Tillotson
Papers of Geoffrey Tillotson relating to his works on Alexander Pope, including papers relating to The rape of the lock; On the poetry of Pope (first published, Oxford, 1938, 2nd edition, 1950); and Pope and human nature (Oxford, 1958).
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 779].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. misc. c. 779-783, d. 1199, e. 1310-1313
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13917
Biographical / Historical
Geoffrey Tillotson (1905-1969) was Professor of English Literature at Birkbeck College, University of London, from 1944. Details are given in Who Was Who.
Other 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. 45043-52.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library in 1970.
- Papers of Geoffrey Tillotson
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description