Papers of Gerard Manley Hopkins including drafts and copies of poems, and some personal papers.
Papers of Gerard Manley Hopkins
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. poet. c. 48, d. 149-50, e. 90-1; Eng. lett. d. 143, e. 40-1; Eng. misc. a. 8; Mus. c. 97
- Dates of Creation1854-1920
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description10 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) was a poet. 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.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).
The papers were bought from Hopkins's great-nephew L. Handley-Derry in 1953.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other 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. 46330-9.