Copies of the Papers of Sydney Spencer

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. d. 522; Eng. misc. d. 1250
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Scope and Content

Typescript copies of papers of Sydney Spencer during the First World War, including letters and extracts from his diary.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sydney Spencer was an undergraduate at the University of Oxford and was in active service during the First World War.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The copies were given to the Library by Spencer's sister, Mrs Florence Image, in 1941.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41791-2.