Robert Eisler Collection
- 1940s (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Austrian cultural historian, influenced by Jung. Born, Vienna 1882. Died, Oxford 1949. He had a wide range of interests and published controversial books and articles on various subjects including Christianity, astronomy, economics and psychology.
Previously with Robert Eisler.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Deposited by his widow in February 1954.
Content and structure area
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Three A4 folders containing an unpublished annotated typescript of a monograph on the constellations of the Babylonian and Egyptian sphere and their modifications by the Greeks of the Achaean period.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Kept as received.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Paper acidic and brittle. Many tracings attached to pages, some in very poor condition.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
These are originals.
Existence and location of copies
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