Ulric Nisbet: Diaries

Scope and Content

1. Typescript forewords to 'Bridge of years' and 'Return to Ithaca'.

2-10. 'Bridge of years', vols I-VI, and 'Return to Ithaca', nos 1 and 2, typescript 'diaries of an untaught mystic', 1932-1962, with inserted photographs.

11. Hugh Callaway, The new consciousness (alternative to chaos) (1971), printed.

Administrative / Biographical History

Hugh Ulric Swinscow Nisbet was the author of Thoughts on the purpose of art (1934), Spread no wings (1937) and Old school tie: recollections of Marlborough before the First World War (1964), and, under the pseudonym Hugh Callaway, Bridge to world man (1960), Super-sense: a beginning (1967) and The new consciousness (alternative to chaos) (1971). He also published under the name Pierre Saint Vaast.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Ulric Nisbet, 1984.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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