Typescript Treatise 'On the character of man'

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MS. Eng. misc. c. 498/1-5
  • Dates of Creation
      [ca. 1960)
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      5 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Typescript treatise 'On the character of man', compiled, ca. 1960, from a manuscript of H.N. Spalding, summarising his philosophical discussions with his brother K.J. Spalding, Fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford, between 1918 and 1939.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Norman Spalding (1877-1953). Details are given in Who Was Who.

Access Information

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 treatise was given to the Library by the Spalding Trust in 1969.


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. 44069-73.