Microfilm of the letters of Robert Stephen Hawker to Mrs Watson, 1856-62.
Microfilm of the letters of Robert Stephen Hawker to Mrs Watson
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS Film MSS. Film 1055-7
- Dates of Creation20th century (copies of originals, 1856-62)
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description3 shelfmarks
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).
Received from the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas, Austin in exchange for microfilms of the Bodleian Hawker manuscripts.
Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.
See C.G. Byles Life and letters of R.S. Hawker (1905), pp. 278-363.