Robert Louis Benson (b.1925 - d.1996) was a professor in the department of history at the University of California, Los Angeles
(UCLA). The collection consists of research notes, the manuscript of
The Bishop Elect,a study in medieval ecclesiastical office (1968), manuscript transcriptions, articles for journals, galley and proof sheets, correspondence, microfilms, UCLA and Wesleyan
University course lecture notes, and UCLA departmental materials. Also included are manuscripts, notes, and correspondence
of Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz, and materials relating to Kantorowicz that were in Benson's possession at the time of his death.
Robert Louis Benson was born on August 21, 1925 in Portland, Oregon. After military service in the US Army Air Corps (1943-1945),
he attended the University of California, Berkeley, BA (1950), the University of Munich, (1953-1955), and Princeton University,
where he received his MA (1953) and Ph.D. (1958).
18.5 linear ft.
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