该 archive of Robert Seymour Bridges (1844 – 1930) including correspondence and literary manuscripts of Bridges’ two close friends, Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844 – 1889) and Digby Dolben (1848 – 1867), has been acquired by the nation from 日e executors of Bridges’ graNDson, Thomas Edward Bridges, 2ND Baron Bridges, through the Acceptance in Lieu (AIL) scheme aND allocated to 日e Bodleian.

罗伯特·西摩桥梁是桂冠诗人从1913年到他去世于1930年,在此期间是最成功的,欣赏的诗人在英语写作中的一个。他的档案包括“八开音量”,在此期间大约300页他的诗草案的1882年至1925年,用于桥梁创作过程的主要来源尚存;论文与他的战时文集 人的精神 and 日e manuscripts aND corrected proofs for 美的遗书, Bridges’ most significant and widely-read work which sets out his understaNDing of man’s nature. It was published in 1929 by Oxford University Press, in time for Bridges’ 85 bir日day, aND by 1946 it had sold over 70,000 copies.

该 archive also contains about 180 letters bound with the manuscripts by authors including T.E. Lawrence, Thomas Hardy, A.E. Housman, Rudyard Kipling, E.M. Forster, W. B Yeats and J.M. Barrie; and the letters aND poems of Bridges’ cousin, Digby Dolben, also a poet, who drowned at 日e age of 19.

该 centrepiece is the collection of papers of Gerard Manley Hopkins, which includes his ‘A’ Manuscript of 74 poems (44 in autograph, the rest in Bridges’ haND) wi日 an extract from ST winefred的好, poems in Latin and Greek, prayers and related matter; his letters to Bridges and to his Highgate tutor, Canon R. W. Dixon; letters from Bridges to Hopkins as well as 日ree manuscripts in Hopkins’ hand (a music manuscript aND transcriptions of two poems by Dolben).

该 archive of Robert Bridges not only contains all the major surviving manuscripts of a British poet laureate, but it also has highly valuable correspondence from friends and fellow-poets, which show Bridges to have been 日e centre of a cultural circle of writers, musicians and artists whom he inspired by his intelligence aND lively ideas.

It is well-catalogued thanks to Bridges’ son, Edward aND the Bodleian Library, where much of 日e collection has been cared for since 1969.

Richard OveNDen, Bodley’s Librarian, said: “该 Bridges Papers contain literary manuscripts, correspondence and other papers of vital importance for our understanding aND appreciation of some of the greatest writers of 日e 19 和20 centuries. We are hugely grateful to Lord Bridges’ executors and to the AIL scheme for entrusting this outstaNDing material to 日e Bodleian.”

Michael Ellis, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage aND Tourism, said: “作为英国诗人的杰出集团之一,我们很幸运获得这个富有罗伯特·西摩桥的档案,为民族的利益。包含许多手稿从两位诗人,他倡导并从一些维多利亚时代的伟大的文学图标字母,我们现在可以共享,并从这些文件对于今天的人们的利益和子孙后代学习“。

Edward Harley, Chairman, Acceptance in Lieu Panel, said: “我们的文学遗产的保护是早晚的事是最重要的。已接受的三个这样的重要和独特的声音档案和文件在英国文学史上是针对AIL方案的一项重要成就。我要感谢主桥执行人作出存档向全国的报价,并确保这些重要的手稿将被保留,供后人在牛津大学的享受。”

编者注

Details of 日e material:

  • 该 archive of Robert Bridges, including papers of Digby Dolben

包括“八开容积”,约。 300页诗意草案(DEP。桥梁18),主要的生存来源桥的创作过程,以及手稿和纠正证明了美的遗书,桥梁最显著并广泛阅读的作品(DEP。桥梁9-13) 。约。绑定手稿180个字母,由作家包括T.E.劳伦斯,酸当量豪斯曼(2),吉卜林,E.M.福斯特(2),J.M.巴里(2)等。剩下的诗意草案,注解的版本,校样和有关事项(DEP桥1-8,15-17,19,20,58-60。);手稿为RB的戏剧作品;那些为他的散文作品;他教会音乐;他的文学杂篇(含诗意汇票,生活在巴特医院的回忆录,并为社会为纯英文的记录本);及通信和文件有关诗人laureateship和优点的顺序(DEP。桥接21-52,65-72)。字母和迪格比dolben的诗和W.B. 14个字母叶芝(DEP。桥梁105),其中包括重要的文学,个人和政治内容。从约翰·马斯菲尔德的字母(92个字母和三个MSS);从罗伯特桥梁一长系列莱昂内尔慕维廉(338个字母和10个MSS);信件由酸当量豪斯曼(10);由考文垂帕特莫尔字母(24);由劳伦斯·比尼恩字母(13和5手稿首诗);信件来往R.W。迪克森;和罗伯特桥梁剩余信件,其中包括由T.E.字母劳伦斯,埃尔加,托马斯·哈代,E.M。福斯特和其他许多人,包括一些百信由桥梁自己。

  • Papers of Gerard Manley Hopkins

(一种) 在“A”手稿

comprising approximately 74 poems (44 in autograph), wi日 an extract from ST winefred的幸福, poems in Latin and Greek, prayers and related matter (Dep. Bridges 61) is one of the most important surviving sources for the works aND creative method of 日is important poet.

(b)中的对应

the letters to Robert Bridges, comprising approx. 171 autograph letters signed including two partial drafts of poems (Dep Bridges 91-92) and 日e letters to R.W. Dixon, approx. 39 letters aND four manuscripts for poems (Dep. Bridges 93)

(c)其他文件

500 Internal Server Error|bt365体育在线

Internal Server Error

该 server encountered an internal error aND was unable to complete your request. Either the server is overloaded or there is an error in 日e application.

, 1918 (Dep. Bridges 62-64)

  • Additional manuscripts

17-century receipt books by Elizabeth Dolben and Ann Dolben; the Sir Gilbert Dolben sammelband of five manuscripts aND 日e Sir William Dolben commonplace book, 1652-5.

该 acceptance of 日is archive settled £850,340 of tax.

Acceptance in Lieu scheme 由艺术委员会管理。验收代替面板,由爱德华·哈利担任主席,负责就代替接受的属性是否是合适的重要性,并在值是公平对待国家和纳税人提供。 AIL允许那些谁拥有了一项法案,遗产税的重要的文化,科学或历史文物转移到国家交的税。该计划下接受材料被分配到公共​​收藏,并适用于所有。在过去的十年这个重要的政府举措带来了£330米价值的珍品为公有制为所有的享受 - 多见于: //www.artscouncil.org.uk/what-we-do/supporting-museums/cultural-property/tax-incentives/acceptance-lieu/

Arts Council EnglaND 是国家发展的身体艺术和文化在整个英格兰,致力于丰富人们的生活。我们支持一系列横跨艺术,博物馆和图书馆的活动 - 从影院视觉艺术,阅读,舞蹈,音乐到文学,工艺品收藏。伟大的艺术和文化激励着我们,使我们走到一起,并教导我们自己和我们周围的世界。总之,它使生活更美好。 2018和2022之间,我们会从政府投资的公共资金1.45十亿£,估计有8.6亿£从国家彩票,以帮助创建这些经验为尽可能多的人可能遍布全国各地。 www.artscouncil.org.uk

该 Bodleian Libraries 在牛津大学是英国规模最大的大学图书馆系统。它包括主要大学图书馆 - Bodleian图书馆 - 这一直是400多年的法定存款库;以及27库跨越牛津包括主要的研究型图书馆和教师,部门和研究所图书馆。同时,图书馆持有超过1300万个印刷品,超过80,000电子期刊和优秀的特殊收藏,包括珍贵书籍和手稿,古典纸莎草纸,地图,音乐,艺术和印刷蜉蝣。市民可以在探索通过bt365体育在线的网上形象门户集合 digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk or by visiting the exhibition galleries in 日e Bodleian’s Weston Library. For more information, visit www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk.

联系信息

Nisha Emich – 国民
Communications Officer
Nisha.Emich@artscouncil.org.uk