The collection consists of: Barker's correspondence (1934-1964); news clippings (1933-1968); sketches (1963-1965); holographs and transcripts of essays (1937-1969); notebooks; holographs and typescripts of poetry (1954-1970); contracts (1933-1964); marked proofs; a heavily annotated copy of Elizabeth Smart's A Bonus (1977), and an annotated copy of Aristotle's Poetics etc., which Barker used for reviewing Ezra Pound's XXX Cantos.
Verse Sheet 1 - poetry anthology from York University, Summer 1967. "Produced by Peter Davies" One of 200 copies. 8 pp. Includes two short pieces by George Barker along with his holograph side note: "There are four more of these to be given later". Enclosure: typed alternate draft of one of Barker's submissions, 1 p.