A critical text of, and correspondence about, the chronicle of Jordan Fantosme from the Durham and Lincoln MSS, prepared by Paul Barbier

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Includes: (1) text and draft critical apparatus (395 ff.); (2) notebook begun in 1900 (24 ff.); (3) correspondence from George William Kitchin (Durham) and Arthur Roland Maddison (Lincoln), 1900-01 (8 ff.); (4) miscellaneous loose papers (85 ff.); (5) photograph of Durham MS (1 f.)

Administrative / Biographical History

Paul Barbier was Professor of French Language and Literature at the University of Leeds, 1903-1938. Jordan Fantosme, 12th century Anglo-Norman cleric and writer, was chancellor of the diocese of Winchester

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs M. Barbier, January 1984

Note

Mainly in French

Other Finding Aids

The letters are listed in the Letters database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/letters/letintro.htm

Additional Information

Paul Barbier was Professor of French at the University of Leeds, 1903-1938.