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Correspondence and papers of Giles Barber relating to the writing of a chapter on Oxford museums and libraries for The History of the University of Oxford, Vol. VIII, The Twentieth Century (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994), and to the University’s honorary degree ceremony, 1978-2006 and n.d. [c.1990-1997]

MS. 9101/4

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  1. 'Oxford Libraries, Cuttings etc.', papers including a copy of Chapter 17, 'Libraries', 1978-1998 and n.d. [c.1990]
  2. 'Hist[ory of the] Univ[ersity] 19 C[entury]', correspondence and papers, 1986-1990 and n.d. [c.1990]
  3. 'Hist[ory] of [the] Univ[ersity], 20th C[entury] libraries chapter, 1st drafts returned by commentators', 1989-1990
  4. 'Encaenia', papers relating to Oxford University’s honorary degree ceremony, including orders of proceedings, tickets, postcards and other images, press cuttings and a draft plan for an article or talk by Barber, 'Encaenia, or Oxford and the recognition of achievement', [c.1997], 1995-2006 and n.d. [c.1997]


  • 1978-2006 and n.d. [c.1990-1997]


1 box (4 folders)


MS. 9101/4

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