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Microfilm of the Letters of Robert Stephen Hawker to Mrs. Watson


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Microfilm of the letters of Robert Stephen Hawker to Mrs. Watson, 1856-62.


  • Creation: 20th cent. (copies of originals, 1856-62)


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Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS Film MSS. Film 1055].

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MSS Film MSS. Film 1055-7

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13004

Biographical / Historical

Robert Stephen Hawker (1803-75), vicar of Morwenstow, Cornwall, was a poet and antiquary. Mrs. Watson (d. 1875) was his benefactress. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas, Austin in exchange for microfilms of the Bodleian Hawker manuscripts.

Related Materials

See also the papers of Robert Stephen Hawker (MSS. Eng. misc. b. 93, c. 454, d. 649-51, e. 590-6; Eng. lett. d. 223-6, e. 96-7; Eng. poet. d. 190-1, e. 114; Eng. th. d. 57-8, e. 160-1, f. 54-7).


  • See C.G. Byles Life and letters of R.S. Hawker (1905), pp. 278-363.
Microfilm of the Letters of Robert Stephen Hawker to Mrs. Watson
Susan Thomas
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom