Manuscript of Sir (Walter) Baldwin Spencer, 'Wanderings in wild Australia'
Manuscript of Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer, 'Wanderings in wild Australia', published in 2 volumes, London, 1928, with illustrations, including maps and diagrams, mainly printed.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 200].
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MSS. Eng. misc. d. 200-201, c. 140
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13913
Biographical / Historical
Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer (1860-1929) was a biologist and ethnographer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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. 43576-8.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The manuscript was given to the Library by Mrs Dorothy Young in 1930.
- Manuscript of Sir (Walter) Baldwin Spencer, 'Wanderings in wild Australia'
- Emily Tarrant
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