Copies of the Papers of Sydney Spencer

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. d. 522; Eng. misc. d. 1250
  • Dates of Creation
      1914-18
  • Language of Material
      English.
  • Physical Description
      2 shelfmarks

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.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

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

Note

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.

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