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Barfield Library Publications and Inserts Archive

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Wade-A-95

Scope and Contents

The archive is divided into three series: Inserts, Offprints, and Unpublished.

The Inserts series contains items removed from the personal library books of Owen Barfield, arranged alphabetically by book title.

The Offprints are published essays and articles excerpted from periodicals and books, arranged alphabetically by title of publication.

The Unpublished series includes various pamphlets and miscellanea which were never formally published. Some items are annotated by Owen Barfield.


  • Created: 1909-1997


Biographical or Historical Information

The items in this archive were originally put up for sale by Waterford’s booksellers in Britain in 2001, and were donated to the Wade Center by Owen A. Barfield (the grandson of Owen Barfield) in 2010. All materials come from the personal library of Owen Barfield.


1.00 box : 24 folders

0.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Publications and inserts from the personal library of Owen Barfield.

Source of Acquisition

01/41, 01/42, 01/78a, 10/10, 18/35

Related Materials

Researchers interested in this archive may also wish to consult the following resources in the Wade Center holdings:

Wade Center Article File. Some items removed from the Barfield Library were entered into the Wade’s article file.

Wade Center Book Collection. Many volumes from the Barfield Library are stored in the Wade’s book collection.

Wade Center Original Periodicals. A few periodicals from the Barfield Library are now in the Wade’s original periodical collection.

Other materials in the Wade Center holdings may relate to the topics in this archive. See the archivist for further research assistance.

Other Descriptive Information

There is an acquisition file for this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Laura Schmidt

Barfield Library Publications and Inserts Archive
Laura Schmidt
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Repository Details

Part of the Marion E. Wade Center Repository

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