Warren Spencer Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a draft and an original manuscript of the Whittle Papers, original letters, and photocopies of original documents (with transcriptions), notes, books, and a copy of a photograph of Lt. William Conway Whittle. The collection was assembled by Warren Spencer, professor of history at Old Dominion University.
- 1864-1988, undated
- Other: Date acquired: 10/21/2014
- Spencer, Warren (Person)
0.40 Linear Feet
Conditions Governing Access
Open to researchers without restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.
Biographical or Historical Information
Dr. Warren F. Spencer taught in the Department of History at Old Dominion College from 1956 to 1967 and served as Department Chair from 1961 to 1967. Dr. Warren Spencer is the author of four books, including The Confederate Navy in Europe, Raphael Semmes: The Philosophical Mariner, and co-authored the United States and France: Civil War Diplomacy.
Note written by Mona Farrow
Language of Materials
Source of Acquisition
C.B. "Buddy" Spencer
Method of Acquisition
Gift. Accession #A2014-39
The collection was processed by Mona Farrow in October 2015.
- A Guide to the Warren Spencer Collection
- Mona Farrow
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.