The Barbary Files by H.G. Barnby

Scope and Content

"The Barbary Files": an account of American-North African relations, 1783-1816, by H.G. Barnby, with microfilms of source materials.

Administrative / Biographical History

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Conditions Governing Access

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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room and a handlist is also available for this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.


The Prisoners of Algiers: an account of the forgotten American-Algerian War, 1785-1797by H.G. Barnby is an abridged, published version of "The Barbary Files".