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Papers of Giles Barber relating to articles, talks and other works by him concerning Oxford University libraries and the city of Oxford, 1960-1997 and n.d. [c.1969-2000]

MS. 9101/3

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  1. 'Oxford Tour', papers relating to the writing by Barber of 'A Tour of Oxford in the Mid Eighteenth Century', published in Der curieuse Passagier, Deutsche Englandreisende des achtzehnten Jahrhunderts als Vermittler kultureller und technologischer Anregungen, Colloquium der Arbeitsstelle 18. Jahrhundert Gesamthochschule Wuppertal Universit√§t M√ľnster, 11.-12. Dezember 1980 (Heidelberg, 1983), 1960-1984 and n.d. [c.1980]
  2. 'Textile and Embroidered Bookbindings / Oxford', correspondence and papers relating to the writing by Barber of Textile and Embroidered Bindings, Picture Books, Special Series, 2 (Oxford: Bodleian Library, 1971), 1968-1969
  3. 'Textile and Embroidered Bookbindings in the Bodleian Library', notes on sources by Barber, n.d. [c.1969]
  4. 'Notes on bindings in the Taylorian (and some of its history)', including a draft of an article or talk by Barber, 'WILLYNILLY, the outsides of the insides of texts, Bookbindings, historical and decorative, in the Taylor Institution Library' n.d. [c.1970-2000]
  5. 'Bindings of interest in the Taylor Institution Library', manuscript notes, n.d. [c.1970-1990]
  6. 'Bindings in Oxford Libraries', papers relating to the writing of an article by Barber, 'From Baroque to Neoclassicism: French Eighteenth Century Bindings at Oxford', [published in D. Rhodes ed., Bookbindings and other bibliophily, essays in honour of Anthony Hobson, (Verona: Edizioni Valdonega, 1994)], 1972-1993 and n.d. [c.1990-1994]
  7. papers relating to a talk, 'Taking Duke Humfrey to pieces: history and problems', given by Barber to the Friends of the Bodleian on 28 Nov 1997, including notes for the talk, 1997


  • 1960-1997 and n.d. [c.1969-2000]


1 box (7 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 9101/3

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom