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William Salter: Papers and Correspondence, 1850-1967

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS SPR/50

Scope and Contents

William Henry Salter (1880-1969) had a long association with the SPR group of automatists, especially Mrs. A.W. Verrall and her daughter Helen, whom WHS married in 1915 and who died in 1959. The collection is in 3 sections. Section A includes typed and printed papers, drafts of WHS's articles and galley-proofs of printed papers; also letters and papers dealing with the Cummins-Willett scripts and the Palm Sunday case. Section B includes correspondence of WHS and his wife and some other correspondence. Section C includes some correspondence of uncertain provenance.


  • 1850-1967

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1 collection (2 boxes, paper and photographs) : paper and photographs

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Repository Details

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