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Documents, mainly photocopies, collected by Owen A. Barfield, 1918-1998

Dep. c. 1260
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Pink folder conprising:

  1. (fols. 1-4) letter from Harry Barfield, older brother of Owen Barfield, to his sister, Diana, whilst on active service, 29 Nov. 1918, photocopy
  2. (fols. 5-12) letter from Owen Barfield to his cousin, Arnold Barfield, 1945, photocopy
  3. (fols. 13-15) letters from Owen Barfield to his daughter-in-law's father, Dr. Ignacio Ribas-Marques, relating to family affairs, 1966-1968
  4. (fols. 16-19) 'Information for my Literary Executors', two different versions of this document, one dated 1979 and one dated March 1985, and later altered to April 1985, recording his wishes for the disposal of books, manuscripts and letters, with pencil notes recording some of the actions taken; together with an empty envelope, referred to in the above, annotated thus, 'for Literary Executors / (Early) Memorandum etc & (later) Letters / re "Literary Remains" / (plus some correspondence relating thereto)'
  5. (fol. 20) death certificate for Owen Barfield, 15 Dec. 1997, photocopy
  6. (fol. 21) grant of probate for Owen Barfield, 8 Apr. 1998, photocopy
  7. (fol. 22) coat of arms and motto for Owen Barfield, two copies
  8. (fols. 23-25) email from Philip Zaleski, 2008, containing a transcription of two documents written by Owen Barfield in Greek, relating to C.S. Lewis; originals are in the Marion E.Wade collection, Wheaton College, Illinois, USA


  • Creation: 1918-1998


26 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

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Dep. c. 1260

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Weston Library
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