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Collection Level Description: Copies of the Papers of Sydney Spencer

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. d. 522; Eng. misc. d. 1250
Title: Copies of the Papers of Sydney Spencer
Dates of Creation: 1914-18
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sydney Spencer was an undergraduate at the University of Oxford and was in active service during the First World War.

Scope and Content

Typescript copies of papers of Sydney Spencer during the First World War, including letters and extracts from his diary.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The copies were given to the Library by Spencer's sister, Mrs. Florence Image, in 1941.

Access Conditions

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

Further Information

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. 41791-2.

Access Points

World War, 1914-1918


Spencer | Sydney | fl 1914-1918

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