George Barker collection
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of poetry and prose by George Barker in manuscript, typescript, and printed forms, including poems with autograph revisions by T. S. Eliot. Also present are a small group of letters to Barker from editors and colleagues including Brian Higgins and Oscar Williams, six line drawings by Barker, and a collection of ten poems by William Bell.
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The George Barker Collection is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from C. A. Stonehill on the E. J. and F. W. Beinecke Rare Book Endowment Fund, 1967.
Organized into three series: I. Writings, 1933-1967. II. Correspondence, 1934-1965. Series III. Other Papers, undated.
0.84 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
The collection consists of poetry and prose by George Barker in autograph, typescript, and printed forms, including poems with autograph revisions by T. S. Eliot. Also present are a small group of letters to Barker from editors and colleagues including Brian Higgins and Oscar Williams, six line drawings by Barker, and a collection of ten typescripts of poems by William Bell.
George Barker (1913-1991)
George Granville Barker (1913-1991), English poet and author.
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The contents of this finding aid are based on the collection inventory provided by the dealer.
This collection includes materials previously identified by the following call number: Uncat MS Vault 55.
- Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973
- Authors -- Great Britain -- 20th Century
- Authors, English -- 20th century
- Barker, George, 1913-1991
- Bell, William, 1924-1948
- Drawings (visual works) -- Great Britain -- 20th Century
- Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965
- English literature -- 20th Century
- Gascoyne, David, 1916-2001
- Higgins, Brian, 1930-1965
- Poets -- Great Britain -- 20th Century
- Poets, English -- 20th Century
- Williams, Oscar, 1900-1964
- Guide to the George Barker Collection
- by Beinecke Staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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