Letters of Robert Bridges
Letters of Robert Bridges, mainly to Sir Henry John Newbolt.
Language of Materials
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.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41357-8.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The letters were bought at Sotheby's in 1971.
- Letters of Robert Bridges
- Emily Tarrant
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