G.B. Tennyson Papers
Scope and Contents
This archive contains the will and codicil of Owen Barfield, the manuscript of Barfield’s novel Eager Spring, articles and lectures, correspondence between Barfield, Tennyson, and others, and photographs. All materials are from the personal papers of G.B. Tennyson. These materials are photocopied from the originals which are stored in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, England.
- Created: 1918-2007
- Other: Majority of material found in 1981-2007
- Barfield, Owen. (1898-1997) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Any content by Owen Barfield requires permissions for duplication or quoting from the Barfield Estate.
Biographical or Historical Information
Georg Bernhard Tennyson (1930-2007) served as a joint-literary executor for the estate of Owen Barfield. He was emeritus professor of English at UCLA, an eminent scholar of the writings of Thomas Carlyle, and for many years the editor of the scholarly journal Nineteenth-Century Literature.
This archive was sent to the Wade Center by Tennyson's daughter after the house fire which claimed the life of Tennyson and partially damaged the items in the archive. The contents have been cleaned of soot, photocopied, and the originals were sent to the Bodleian Library, Oxford, England in July 2008; Bodleian shelfmarks: Dep. c. 1261-5.
2.00 boxes : 27 folders
0.8 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
This archive contains original material by Owen Barfield, correspondence, and photographs from the personal papers of G.B. Tennyson, joint-literary executor for the estate of Owen Barfield.
Source of Acquisition
Other Descriptive Information
There is an acquisition file for this collection. Includes photographs. There is a research copy of this collection.
Processed by Laura Schmidt
- G.B. Tennyson Papers
- Laura Schmidt
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