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.
Microfilm of the letters of Robert Stephen Hawker to Mrs. Watson, 1856-62.
Received from the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas, Austin in exchange for microfilms of the Bodleian Hawker manuscripts.Access Conditions
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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.Related Units of Description
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).Publication Note
See C.G. Byles Life and letters of R.S. Hawker (1905), pp. 278-363.
Hawker | Robert Stephen | 1803-1875 | Vicar of Morwenstow, Poet, and Antiquary