Past Presidents of the Friends of the Robinson Library

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Professor John Everett Butt

Lecturer in English, including a post as Professor of English Language and Literature at King's College between 1946 and 1959.

Dr E. T. Dubois

Dr K. S. Reid

Dr David Gardner-Medwin

A paediatric neurologist who specialised in muscular dystrophy, a naturalist, and an an expert on Thomas Bewick.

Dr M. H. Armstrong Davison

Professor Peter Isaac

Dr Robert Samuel Woof

English scholar, Reader in English Literature at Newcastle University, first Director of the Wordsworth Trust and Museums Director of the Wordsworth Museum at Dove Cottage in Grasmere, Lake District, Cumbria.

Dr Charles Henry Hunter Blair

Businessman and Fellow of the Newcastle Society of Antiquities.

Michael Chaplin

An English theatre, radio, television and non-fiction writer and former television producer and executive.

Dr H. O. Bull

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