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BLAKEY, Robert, 1795-1878, Professor of Logic and Metaphysics

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0097 SR 1031
Held at: British Library of Political and Economic Science
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Full title: BLAKEY, Robert, 1795-1878, Professor of Logic and Metaphysics
Date(s): [1871]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 volumes
Name of creator(s): Blakey | Robert | 1795-1878 | Professor of Logic and Metaphysics


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born 1795 of humble parentage; received private tuition; contributed to Newcastle Magazine and other periodicals; published philosophical works (1831 and 1833); produced Newcastle Liberator, 1838, Northern Liberator and Champion newspapers, 1840; studied philosophy in France and Belgium; Professor of Logic and Metaphysics, Queen's College, Belfast, 1849; died 1878. Publications: History of moral science (James Duncan, London, 1833); Angling: or, how to angle, and where to go (G. Routledge & Co, London, 1854); Christian Hermits: or, the lives of several distinguished solitaries, from the earliest ages of the Christian Church, until the eighth century (London, 1845); Cottage Politics; or letters on the new Poor-law Bill (A. Cobbett, London, 1837); Historical sketch of Logic, from the earliest times to the present day (James Nichol, Edinburgh, 1851); History of the Philosophy of Mind (T. W. Saunders, London, 1848); The history of political literature from the earliest times (Richard Bentley, London, 1855).


Scope and content/abstract:

Manuscript of volumes 3 and 4 of The history of political literature from the earliest times, volumes 1 and 2 having been published by Richard Bentley (London) in 1855.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

Open. Microfilm copy available.

Conditions governing reproduction:

No copyright restrictions. Microfilm copies only.

Finding aids:

No further list required.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Also known as R 1031.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Bought from Leon Kramer, New York, in 1938.

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: Who's Who 1897-1996 (A & C Black, 1996); British Library On-Line Public Access Catalogue 97. Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Apr 2001

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