R. Eisler MSS.

Griffith Institute Archive

Description of material

This description is based on the General International Standard Archival Description ISAD(G)

1. Identity statement

Reference code n/a

Location 0705

Title Eisler MSS.

Dates of creation of the material 1940s.

Extent 1 box.

2. Context

Name of creator Eisler, Robert (1882-1949).

Administrative and biographical history
Austrian cultural historian, influenced by Jung. Born, Vienna, 1882. Died, Oxford, 1949. He had a wide range of interests and published books and articles on various subjects including Christianity, astronomy, economics and psychology.

Custodial history Previously with Robert Eisler.

Immediate source of acquisition Deposited by his widow in February 1954.

Related documentation Griffith Institute Archive MSS card index.

3. Content and structure

Scope and content Three A4 folders containing an unpublished annotated typescript of a monograph on the constellations of the Babylonian and Egyptian sphere and their modifications by the Greeks of the Achaean period.

System of arrangement Kept as received.

4. Access and use

Legal status Property of the Griffith Institute.

Access conditions No restrictions.

Copyright conditions Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.

Language of material English.

Physical characteristics Paper acidic and brittle. Many tracings attached to pages, some in very poor condition.

Finding aids None.

5. Allied materials area

Location of originals These are originals.

Existence of copies None.

Related units of description None.

Associated material Literary estate deposited in the Warburg Institute Archives, University of London.

Publications Not published.

(August 25, 2006)

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