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Bertrand Russell Collection
University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Russell, Bertrand; Philosophy, British

The collection was donated by Professor John G. Slater in 1985.

The collection is a large and exhaustive collection of Bertrand Russell's works. It includes all English language editions and issues or printings; signed copies; one copy of every translation; all pamphlets and periodical articles written by Russell; a large collection of secondary sources relating to Russell; phonodiscs, pictures, posters, and ephemeral material advertising Russell's lectures. The collection is expanded through gifts or purchases.

English. Many translations (Korean, Japanese, Turkish, etc.) are also available.

10,000 items.

Bibliographic Access
The collection is uncatalogued. The material is arranged according to Professor Slater's system. An annotated bibliography of Russell's works is available (see below). A listing (by brief author/title) of secondary works is provided at the end of the bibliography. There is also a card file of works about Russell.

Physical Access
The collection is open to the public with identification. For further information visit:

Interlibrary Loan: No.

Reprography: As the condition of the material warrants.

Reference Assistance: Yes.

Publications Describing Collection
Catalogue of the John G. Slater Collection of monographs by Bertrand Russell. -- Compiled by Bernd Frohmann, John G. Slater and W.G. Stratton. -- Toronto : [s.n.], 1985.