Manuscripts of Harry Blamires

Scope and Content

Manuscripts of nine works by Harry Blamires, consisting of:  

  • 'Repair the ruins', published, London, 1950
  • 'English in education', published, London, 1951
  • 'The faith and modern error', published, London, 1956
  • 'The will and the way', published, London, 1957
  • 'The Kirkbride conversations', published, London, 1958
  • 'Kirkbride and company', published, London, 1959
  • 'The offering of man', published, London, 1959, and 'The Christian mind', published, London, 1963
  • 'A defence of dogmatism', published, London, 1965

Administrative / Biographical History

Harry Blamires was an author.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library by the author in 1968.


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. 43957-64.