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Letters of Robert Bridges

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Letters of Robert Bridges, mainly to Sir Henry John Newbolt.

Dates

  • 1869-1929

Extent

2 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 302].
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MSS. Eng. lett. c. 302-303

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13591

Biographical / Historical

Robert Seymour Bridges (1844-1930) was Poet Laureate 1913-1930. Edward, 1st Baron Bridges (1892-1969), a civil servant, was his son. Details are given in G.L. McKay, A bibliography of Robert Bridges (1933) and the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were bought at Sotheby's in 1971.

Related Materials

See also Papers of Robert Seymour Bridges, Poet Laureate (Shelfmarks: MSS. Bridges 1-125, formerly Dep. Bridges 1-125), 1865-1969 and Robert Bridges Collection Made by Lionel Muirhead, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. poet. c. 22, d. 46).
Title
Letters of Robert Bridges
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom