Bridges, Robert, 1844-1930

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Birth 1844-10-23
Death 1930-04-21

Biographical notes:

Bridges was an English poet.

From the description of Robert Bridges letter : to E.B.H., 1905 June 3. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936785

Robert Seymour Bridges, English poet. He held the title of Poet Laureate from 1913, upon the refusal of Rudyard Kipling.

From the description of Robert Seymour Bridges manuscript material : 2 items, 1897 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76944649

From the guide to the Robert Seymour Bridges manuscript material : 2 items, 1897, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

Bridges and his wife spent 3 months in Ann Arbor in 1924 as guests of the University of Michigan (cf. DNB)

From the description of Letter [1924] May 9, Ann Arbor, to Mary Cooley, Ann Arbor. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34367817

Charles Elkin Mathews was a publisher and bookseller, who published works by W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, and Robert Briges, among others. Robert M.B. Nichols was an English writer and playwright, known as a war poet of World War I.

From the description of [Letters] / R. Bridges. [1916?-1929] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 181641759

English poet.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chilswell, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, [1926] Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133342

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chilswell near Oxford, to Maurice Leahy, [1930] Jan. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133343

Epithet: OM, Poet Laureate

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x0002b6

Robert Bridges, 1858-1941, was born in Shippensburg, Pa. and graduated from Princeton in 1879.

He worked as a newspaper reporter, 1880-1887; literary critic for "Life," 1888-1890, and assistant editor and editor of "Scribner's Magazine, 1887-1930. He also published occasional prose and verse.

From the description of Papers, 1865-1930. (Dickinson College). WorldCat record id: 18783806


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