Hermann Spencer papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photocopied poem "Farewell, a parting of the ways" (n.d.); Photocopied typescript recollections by Helen Weston (sister) (n.d.); Photocopied obituary from The Beacon [1919]; Photocopied memorial card for W. B. P. Spencer (brother) [1915]; Photocopied photograph (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Hermann Spencer (1892-1919) was born at Menai Bridge, Anglesea, and educated at Dulwich College and Jesus College, Oxford. Blind in one eye from birth, and in both by 1917, he became a psychologist and developed a new treatment for shell shock. He died of influenza during the epidemic in 1919.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Ms Helen Weston (sister)

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed

Related Material

See GS 1515: Spencer, WBP (brother). See also AIR 297: Spencer, R (brother).