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Collection Level Description: Papers of Robert Stephen Hawker

Reference: 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
Title: Papers of Robert Stephen Hawker
Dates of Creation: 1807-1965
Extent: 29 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Robert Stephen Hawker (1803-75) vicar of Morwenstow, poet, and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

'Thought books', sermons, literary works, and letters of Robert Stephen Hawker, with miscellanea collected by Nicholas Ross.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from Bertram Rota Ltd., in 1968.

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Further Information

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. 42861-98.

Access Points

English literature | 19th century



Hawker | Robert Stephen | 1803-1875 | Vicar of Morwenstow, Poet, and Antiquary

Ross | Nicholas | fl. 1956-1965

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