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Papers of Giles Barber relating to the Bodleian Library, 1948-1994 and n.d. [c.1990]

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MS. 9101/2

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Comprises:
  1. 'Bodleian Library, Oxford, Staff Regulations', 1948
  2. 'Loys le Roy on the Art of Printing', extract from Le Roy's De La Vicissitude ou Varieté des Choses (Paris, 1576), with a prefatory note by Herbert Davis [(1893-1967), Reader in Textual Criticism, Oxford University, and Joint Editor, Oxford Bibliographical Society 1951–1960], dedicated to Walter Wilson Greg [(1875-1959), bibliographer], printed at the New Bodleian Library, Feb 1955
  3. programme of music 'To Celebrate the Re-opening of Duke Humfrey’s Library, Arts End & Selden End 18 May 1963', printed on the hand press in the Bibliography Room, New [Bodleian] Library, 1963
  4. 'Duke Humfrey's', papers and photographs relating to the history of Duke Humfrey’s Library and its holdings, including papers relating to 'Designing the Reading Space: Libraries, Publics and Politics' a conference at Pembroke College, Cambridge, Mar 1994, organised by the Cambridge Project for the Book; the text of a lecture given by Barber to the Conference, 'A Seat for Learning: Books versus readers in Duke Humfrey's Library', 26 Mar 1994; and the text of a talk 'given at Manchester Rare Books Group / L[ibrary?] A[ssociation?] Meeting', 'Books, Buildings or People? Aspects of Oxford library architecture', 1993, 1986-1994 and n.d. [c.1990]
  5. lists of '35mm Colour Filmstrips published by the Bodleian Library, Oxford', relating to bindings described in Fine Bindings 1500-1700 from Oxford Libraries, Catalogue of an Exhibition (Oxford: Bodleian Library, 1968, reprinted 1987), 1987. [Barber was joint author of the catalogue with D.M. Rogers and P. Morgan.]
  6. papers relating to Bodleian Library statutes and the readers' oath, including photocopies of extracts from 'Appendix Statutorum, Statuta Bibliothecae Bodleianae', 1794, and Strickland Gibson ed., Statuta Antiqua Universitatis Oxoniensis (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1931), n.d. [c.1990]

Dates

  • 1948-1994 and n.d. [c.1990]

Extent

1 box (6 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. 9101/2

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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