Owen Barfield

19th to 24th April 1972 in Wheaton, IL, USA

Photographs by Douglas R. Gilbert
Courtesy of Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives

1923 – 1950s

Lucy Barfield

Lucy Barfield (1935 – 2003); C.S. Lewis’ god-daughter. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe was written for and dedicated to Lucy.

Maud and Family

Maud and Owen Barfield married in 1923. They met in 1920 on a folk-dance tour of Cornwall which culminated with their dance performances on the 13th & 15th November 1921 at Somerville and Wadham Colleges, Oxford.

(Far Right) Jeffrey Barfield; C. S. Lewis dedicated The Voyage of the Dawn Treader to Jeffrey (born Geoffrey Corbett).