Skip to main content

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

 Collection

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

Dates

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

Extent

3 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS Film MSS. Film 1055].
Please see our help page for further guidance on citing archives and manuscripts.

Full range of shelfmarks:

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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.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

Bibliography

  • See C.G. Byles Life and letters of R.S. Hawker (1905), pp. 278-363.
Title
Microfilm of the Letters of Robert Stephen Hawker to Mrs. Watson
Status
Completed
Author
Susan Thomas
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom