Microfilm of the Letters of Robert Stephen Hawker to Mrs. Watson
Microfilm of the letters of Robert Stephen Hawker to Mrs. Watson, 1856-62.
- 20th cent. (copies of originals, 1856-62)
Language of Materials
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.
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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.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.
- 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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