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Bridges, Robert, 1844-1930

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1844-10-23 - 1930-04-21

Robert Seymour Bridges OM was Britain's poet laureate from 1913 to 1930. A doctor by training, he achieved literary fame only late in life.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Bridges, Robert

 File
Identifier: 1988.012.1.205
Scope and Contents From the File: Contents generally include: biographical information and drafts (often in multiple versions) of Ellmann's bio-commentary on each poet; selected poems by each author, photocopied from published sources; press cuttings of articles; rights and permissions to reprint poems; lists of corrections; and fragments of page proofs.
Dates: 1837 - 1990

Bridges, Robert and wife (M.M.)

 File
Identifier: 2000.006.1.8
Content Description From the Item: Letters written primarily to Siegfried Sassoon in response to Sassoon's call for monetary donations for a gift of a clavichord (to be constructed by Arnold Dometsch) in honor of the Poet Laureate, Robert Bridges, on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
Dates: 1924 - 1929

Bridges, Thomas, 1974

 File
Identifier: 1988.012.1.8
Scope and Contents Asks Ellmann's advice regarding Florida State University's wish to publish some of Robert Bridges's letters.
Dates: 1974

"Poetry: A Report of a Lecture by Robert Bridges", 1929

 Item
Identifier: 2000.006.1.63
Scope and Contents Reprint from Wessex, 1929: "The Poet Laureate, the British Broadcasting Corporation and the Listener have kindly allowed us to print the following Report of the Lecture on Poetry broadcast by Mr. Bridges as the first of the National Broadcast Lectures....."
Dates: Publication: 1929

"Poor Poll", 1921-06-03

 Item
Identifier: 2000.006.1.64
Scope and Contents "Poor Poll", a privately printed, limited edition of a poem written by Robert Bridges and first collected in his book New Verse - the first example of Bridges' Neo-Miltonic Syllabics. Presented to Siegfied Sassoon by Robert Bridges.
Dates: 1921-06-03

Siegfried Sassoon correspondence regarding a gift for Robert Bridges's 80th birthday

 Item
Identifier: 2000-006
Content Description Letters written primarily to Siegfried Sassoon in response to Sassoon's call for monetary donations for a gift of a clavichord (to be constructed by Arnold Dometsch) in honor of the Poet Laureate, Robert Bridges, on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
Dates: 1924 - 1929