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Correspondence and papers of Giles Barber relating to research for The James A. De Rothschild Bequest at Waddesdon Manor. Printed Books and Bookbindings (Aylesbury: The Rothschild Foundation, 2013), 1994-2005 and n.d. [c.1999-2000]

MS. 9101/21

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  1. 'Waddesdon - general', papers relating to illustrations of French bindings, presentation and display of books at Waddesdon Manor, 'Possible Waddesdon seminars', acknowledgements to be made in the publication, and other matters, 1994-2004 and n.d. [c.2000]
  2. 'French Binding Correspondence', correspondence with libraries, other organizations and individuals relating to the collection at Waddesdon Manor and progress towards publication of Barber's work, arranged alphabetically by correspondent, 1999-2005
  3. 'W[addesdon] Cat[alogue] Bibliogr[aphy]', papers and notes relating to the compilation of a bibliography, 1999 and n.d. [c.1999]
  4. 'Paris, General notes made there', papers relating to collections in institutions and in private hands in Paris, including notes made on a visit there in May 2000, 2000
  5. correspondence and papers relating to events at and group visits to Waddesdon Manor, including lists of items to be shown to Designer Bookbinders, Aug 1994, and a programme for a study day, 'The Dix-Huitième, The Enduring Popularity of the Ancien Régime Interior in Europe and America 1850-1920', during which Barber led a seminar on French books and bindings, 9 May 2000, and notes on books to be displayed and a draft of a talk, 'Baron Ferdinand's Library', by Barber for a 'Private Libraries Day' on 13 Nov 2002, 1994-2004


  • 1994-2005 and n.d. [c.1999-2000]


1 box (5 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 9101/21

Repository Details

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