Collection Level Description: Manuscript of Sir (Walter) Baldwin Spencer, 'Wanderings in wild Australia'
Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 200-1, c. 140
Title: Manuscript of Sir (Walter) Baldwin Spencer, 'Wanderings in wild Australia'
Dates of Creation: 1928
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English
Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer (1860-1929) was a biologist and ethnographer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Scope and Content
Manuscript of Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer, 'Wanderings in wild Australia', published in 2 volumes, London, 1928, with illustrations,
including maps and diagrams, mainly printed.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The manuscript was given to the Library by Mrs Dorothy Young in 1930.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
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. 43576-8.
Spencer | Sir | Walter Baldwin | 1860-1929 | Knight, Biologist, and Ethnographer
Australia | Description and travel
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