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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Series 7. Books

 Series

Content Description

From the Collection:

This collection contains the personal art library and papers of the artist and educator John Barber (1893-1965). The collection contains correspondence, clippings, photographs, slides, exhibition catalogues and brochures, biographical information, books, and engraving plates for Christmas cards. These materials document primarily the professional life of John Barber but also includes some of his personal life. There are letters from Hollywood actors Vincent Price who was an art collector and Edward G. Robinson who was born in Rumania like John Barber.

Dates

  • Circa 1910-1999

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is minimally processed and open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 12.5 Cubic Feet (7 legal size document boxes, 2 small oversize flat folders, one box set of 2 volumes, and 6 cubics of books )

Language of Materials

English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States