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.
Letters of Robert Bridges, mainly to Sir Henry John Newbolt.
The letters were bought at Sotheby's in 1971.Access Conditions
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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. 41357-8.Related Units of Description
See also Papers of Robert Seymour Bridges, Poet Laureate, 1865-1969 and Robert Bridges Collection Made by Lionel Muirhead.
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate
Newbolt | Sir | Henry John | 1862-1938 | Knight Poet and Author
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