Hermann Spencer papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection DF 122
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, a press cutting, a photograph, and printed material (all photocopy)

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.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

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


In English

Other Finding Aids

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

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

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