Robert Bridges Collection Made by Lionel Muirhead

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. poet. c. 22, d. 46
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Scope and Content

Collections made by Lionel Muirhead of papers of Robert Bridges, consisting of two volumes of poems and letters.

Administrative / Biographical History

Lionel Boulton Campbell Muirhead (1845-1925). Robert Seymour Bridges (1844-1930) was Poet Laureate (details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography).

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The papers were bought from Elkin Mathews in 1941.


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. 46325-6.

Related Material

See also Papers of Robert Seymour Bridges, Poet Laureate, 1865-1969 (Dep. Bridges 1-125) and Letters of Robert Bridges (MSS. Eng. lett. c. 302-3).