Robert Southey Papers
Scope and Content
The collection consists of eight manuscript pages with fragments of prose that are likely unpublished, written by Robert Southey. Topics include atheists, devils, and extracts of letters on the Irish. Transcripts are available.
- Southey, Robert, 1774-1843 (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
The organization that has made the collection available believes that the collection is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The collection may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. See the WATCH File for Robert Southey for information about potential rights holders. https://rightsstatements.org/page/NoC-US/1.0/?language=en.
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Robert Southey (1774-1843) was a British poet and writer of prose. After Walter Scott refused, Southey became poet laureate (1813-1843). He was a contributor to The Quarterly Review, a Tory journal, from 1809-1838.
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The collection consists of eight manuscript pages with fragments of prose that are likely unpublished, written by Robert Southey. Topics include atheists, devils, and extracts of letters on the Irish.
Source of Acquisition
The Robert Southey Papers were purchased by Special Collections in 1987.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Robert Southey Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Robert Southey Papers was completed in 1987. Additional description was completed in April 2011.
- Robert Southey Papers, n.d.
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