Letters to Robert B. Martin

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. c. 6762-3
  • Dates of Creation
      1847-[1850?], 1962-85, n.d.
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      2 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Letters to Robert B. Martin, 1962-85, including letters from:

  • Elizabeth Bowen, 1970-2
  • Robert Downs, 1974-81
  • Iris Murdoch and John Bayley, 1962-80, n.d.
  • T.S. Eliot, n.d.
  • Sir John Gielgud, n.d.;

and letters of Charles Kingsley, 1847-[1850?], collected as autographs.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Bernard Martin (b 1918), scholar of English literature.

Access Information

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).

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library by Robert B. Martin in 1997.


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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.