Griffith Institute Archive
Description of material
This description is based on the General International Standard Archival
1. Identity statement
Reference code n/a
Title Eisler MSS.
Dates of creation of the material 1940s.
Extent 1 box.
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Scope and content Three A4 folders containing an unpublished annotated typescript of a monograph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
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
Publications Not published.
(August 25, 2006)