GB 0161 MSS. Eng. misc. b. 393, c. 841-5, d. 1238-47, e. 1349-67, f. 799-832; Eng. lett. c. 577-8; Eng. poet. d. 232, e. 180-3, f. 40-1
Title: Papers of W.Y. Evans-Wentz
Dates of creation: 1902-83
Held at: Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
Extent: 78 shelfmarks
Level of Description: fonds
Language of Material: English
Walter Yeeling Evans-Wentz (1878-1965) was an anthropologist.
Papers of W.Y. Evans-Wentz, including:
The papers were bequeathed, with some Oriental manuscripts (now in the Department of Oriental Books, Bodleian Library) and artefacts (now on loan to the Ashmolean Museum) by Evans-Wentz, 1965. Many of the books and papers bequeathed were found to be so badly damaged by damp that they had to be destroyed.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss/ ).
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. 43358-435.
The papers were used by Ken Winkler in Pilgrim of the clear light. The biography of Dr Walter Y. Evans-Wentz (Berkeley, California, 1982).