This Collection focuses on the life and work of the Swiss theologian Karl Barth (1886-1968). There are some 200 volumes of editions works by Barth himself; the remainder are about Barth or major preoccupations of his work.
Keywords: Theology; Karl Barth.
Strengths: Theology; philosophy.
Physical characteristics: 397 volumes
Accumulation date range: c.1940s-1995.
Contents date range: 1928-1990
Associated Publications: AU SCC Archives, ref MS 3478: a collection of papers relating to Barth's life and work, compiled by the Revd. David Lewis (1916-95) during the period c.1960-95
Accrual Status: Closed.
Custodial history/provenance: The majority (c.345 volumes) comprised the personal collection of the Revd. A. David Lewis (1916-95), Presbyterian minister and translator. Alongside archival material (MS 3478), the Collection was acquired by the University of Aberdeen from the Revd. Lewis in 1995.
Access Control: Closed access - please request. Non-borrowable.