|Davis, Bertram R.||The Bertram R. Davis collection is comprised of the papers and personal library of amateur historian Bertram R. Davis. Davis lived in Bristol, England in the early 20th century and was interested in the works of the Romantics, and particularly in Robert Southey. Davis corresponded with some of the leading Romantic scholars of the 19th and 20th centuries and his collection includes some 6,000 items of correspondence. His personal library, the Bertam R. Davis “Robert Southey” Collection, includes over 800 monographs including almost all of Southey’s published works, almost all of which are in first edition, and other works which elucidate Bertram Davis' interests, friendships, and scholarly connections.|
|Southey, Robert, 1774-1843.||
One holograph poem, in the form of a letter from Southey to his brother signed by Southey. The poem is title “What are little girls made of?” and is tipped into his The Lay of the Laureate.