Papers of Robert Stephen Hawker

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. b. 93, c. 454, d. 649-51, e. 590-6; Eng. lett. d. 223-6, e. 96-7; Eng. poet. d. 190-1, e. 114; Eng. th. d. 57-8, e. 160-1, f. 54-7
  • Dates of Creation
      1807-1965
  • Language of Material
      English.
  • Physical Description
      29 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

'Thought books', sermons, literary works and letters of Robert Stephen Hawker, with miscellanea collected by Nicholas Ross.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Stephen Hawker (1803-75) vicar of Morwenstow poet and antiquary. 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).

Acquisition Information

The papers were bought from Bertram Rota Ltd., in 1968.

Note

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. 42861-98.