Robert Seymour Bridges (1844-1930) was Poet Laureate 1913-30. Edward, 1st Baron Bridges (1892-1969), a civil servant, was his son. Details are given in G.L. McKay, A bibliography of Robert Bridges (1933) and the Dictionary of National Biography.
The papers of Bridges include drafts and fair copies of his poetical, dramatic, and prose works, anthologies and editions, and church music; personal and miscellaneous papers; correspondence; correspondence of Mrs. M. Monica Bridges; and correspondence and papers of Edward, 1st Baron Bridges.
The papers were deposited in the Library in 1976.Access Conditions
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Written permission must be obtained before access can be granted to Dep. Bridges 61 and 91-3.
A full catalogue is available in the Library.Related Units of Description
See also Letters of Robert Bridges and Robert Bridges Collection Made by Lionel Muirhead.
Bridges | Edward Ettingdene | 1892-1969 | 1st Baron Bridges | civil servant
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate