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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
LLOYD, Professor Antony Charles (1916-1994)
Created [1946-1994]
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
24 boxes or 0.24m3


Name of creator(s)

Lloyd, Antony Charles, 1916-1994, Professor of Philosophy

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1916; educated Shrewsbury School and Balliol College, Oxford University; Assistant to Professor of Logic and Metaphysics, Edinburgh University, 1938-1939 and 1945; served in Army during World War Two, 1940-1945; Lecturer in Philosophy, St Andrews University, Scotland, 1945-1957; Professor of Philosophy, Liverpool University, 1957-1983; Visiting Professor at Kansas University, 1967, and Berkeley University, California, USA, 1982; Emeritus Professor, Liverpool University, 1983; died 1994.

Publications: Activity and description in Aristotle and the Stoa (Oxford University Press, London, [1971]); The anatomy of neoplatonism (Clarendon, Oxford, 1990); Form and universal in Aristotle (Liverpool University School of Classics, 1981); Soul and the structure of being in late neoplatonism. Papers and discussions of a colloquium held at Liverpool, 15-16 April 1982 (Liverpool University Press, 1982).

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred via the University of Liverpool Archives, 1995-1996.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers, 1946-1994, relating to philosophy and Lloyd's academic career and publications, including letters relating to publishing contracts for Form and universal in Aristotle (Liverpool University School of Classics, 1981), and The anatomy of neoplatonism (Clarendon, Oxford, 1990). Lecture notes, [1960-1970], on various philosophical subjects, including Plato, and the History of Philosophy. Papers, [1985-1990], relating to Lloyd's writings, mainly on Greek philosophy, and including manuscript drafts and proofs of The anatomy of neoplatonism .

System of arrangement

Arranged under correspondence and name of publication/writing.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be provided for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive Services, King's College London.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

Box list available online and in hard copy in the Archives reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Description control

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.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

Date(s) of descriptions

Feb 2000, updated 2016

Box List(s)

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  • Educational levels
  • European history
  • Greek history
  • Higher education
  • Higher education institutions
  • Humanities education
  • National history
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy education
  • Publishing
  • Publishing industry
  • Social science education
  • Universities

Personal names

  • Lloyd, Antony Charles, 1916-1994, Philosopher
  • Plato, 428/427-348/347 BC, ancient Greek philosopher

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives

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