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Correspondence and papers of Giles Barber relating to John Churchill, First Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722), and the song, 'Malbrouck s'en va t'en guerre', 1987-2007 and n.d. [c.1950-2007]

MS. 9101/81

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  1. annotated typescript draft of an article by Barber, 'Malbrouck s'en va-t-en guerre or how history reaches the nursery', and related papers, including a copy extract of the published article from G. Avery and J. Briggs eds., Children and Their Books (Oxford University Press, 1989), n.d. [c.1989]
  2. draft partial typescript of 'Malbrouck s'en va t'en Guerre! et l'histoire de son retour' by Barber, comprising 'Chapitre 1, La vie de John Churchill, duc de Marlborough', 'Chapitre 2, 'Monsieur Malbrouck est mort, est mort et enterré': la vraie histoire de ses funerailles' and 'Chapitre 3, Les historiens français et le duc de Marlborough', n.d. [c.2000]
  3. 'Funeral', 2005 and n.d. [c.2005]
  4. 'French Historians', 1995 and n.d. [c.2000]
  5. correspondence and papers relating to the views of French historians and others, including Napoleon, on Marlborough, including typescript notes, ''Malbrook s'en va't-en guerre': Marlborough, Napoleon, and Other Characters', and correspondence with the Royal Collection Trust concerning portraits and a bust of the Duke of Marlborough, the latter ordered by Napoleon in 1800, 2007 and n.d. [c.2007]
  6. 'Le Retour de Malbrouck, 1815 on', papers relating to literary references to the song in the 19th century, 1988-2006 and n.d. [c.2000]
  7. 'Renaissance et Imagerie', papers relating to the song in the late 18th century, 1988 and n.d. [c.1990-2000]
  8. 'Malbrouck, Imagerie', photographs and other copies of popular images relating to the song, n.d. [c.1950-2000]
  9. 'Song pre 1780', 1987-2007 and n.d. [c.2007]


  • 1987-2007 and n.d. [c.1950-2007]


1 box (9 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 9101/81

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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