Biography and History

A graduate of Princeton (1879), Robert Bridges was literary critic of the comic weekly Life. He was on the staff of the New York Evening Post (1881-1887), and served as assistant editor (1887-1914) and editor (1914-1930) of Scribner's Magazine, the highly successful literary magazine of the New York City publisher Charles Scribner's Sons. He was a literary adviser and director of the firm until 1939.

Source: From the finding aid for C0209

  • Robert Bridges Collection. 1896-1939 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0209

    Consists of correspondence and miscellany pertaining to Robert Bridges' editorial work at Charles Scribner's Sons, as well as material relating to Princeton (particularly his Class of 1879 and the Princeton Club of New York), the Century Club, and the Coffee House Club, in all of which Bridges was an active member.