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Poems, notes, correspondence, newspaper cuttings and mementoes, 1927-1984

Dep. c. 1104
Held at the Weston Library

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Brown envelope entitled, 'MISCELLANEOUS KEEPS'. Includes the following:

  1. (fol. 2) Latin poem written for C.S. Lewis, beginning, 'Care Clive / Redivive', 20 Jan. 1927
  2. (fol. 3) two poems in Barfield's hand: one written in Greek, [King Stephen], and one written in Latin, 'Poema de XVI Animalibus arcem Noam intratibus', and initialled 'CSL, AOB, Jan. 1929'

(fols. 5-12) spoof exam questions and answers, written during a walking holiday, comprising:

  1. (fol. 5) manuscript exam questions written by J.R.R. Tolkien for the College of Cretaceous Perambulators, in pencil, Apr 1938 (2 pages)
  2. (fols. 6-7) typescript exam questions, author unknown (2 pages)
  3. (fols. 8-12) manuscript answers by C.S. Lewis to exam questions set out in fols. 6-7 above (5 pages)

(fol. 13) 'OB's note on The Problem of Pain (on the back of CSL's letter of 16.10.1940 enclosing the book to him)' (1 page, ms)

(fol. 99) Latin poem written for A.C. Harwood, 'to ACH: returning keys to him?'

(fols. 100-103) letter to Cecil and Marguerite Harwood, with poem entitled, 'Peacock Pie: for the 75th birthday of Walter de la Mare', 19 Aug. 1971

(fol. 172) letter from Walter Hooper about C.S. Lewis' work, 'The Dark Tower', 1974

letters and essays from various correspondents with some copies of Barfield's replies


  • Creation: 1927-1984


248 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

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Dep. c. 1104


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Weston Library
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