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Collection Level Description: Robert Bridges Collection Made by Lionel Muirhead

Reference: MSS. Eng. poet. c. 22, d. 46
Title: Robert Bridges Collection Made by Lionel Muirhead
Dates of Creation: 1871-1907
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Lionel Boulton Campbell Muirhead (1845-1925). Robert Seymour Bridges (1844-1930) was Poet Laureate (details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography).

Scope and Content

Collections made by Lionel Muirhead of papers of Robert Bridges, consisting of two volumes of poems and letters.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from Elkin Mathews in 1941.

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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. 46325-6.

Related Units of Description

See also Papers of Robert Seymour Bridges, Poet Laureate, 1865-1969 and Letters of Robert Bridges.

Access Points


Poets laureate

Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate

Muirhead | Lionel Boulton Campbell | 1845-1925

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