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Faulkner, Barry, 1881-1966  Search this
Brush, George de Forest  Search this
Sweeney, James Johnson  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
Redfield, Edward Willis  Search this
Gibran, Kahlil  Search this
Tonetti, Mary Lawrence  Search this
Kent, Rockwell  Search this
Bynner, Witter  Search this
Manship, Paul Howard  Search this
White, Lawrence Grant  Search this
Fraser, James Earle  Search this
Gugler, Eric  Search this
Smith, Joseph Lindon  Search this
Grimes, Frances  Search this
Parrish, Maxfield  Search this
Twain, Mark  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Homer  Search this
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Young, Mahonri Sharp  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus  Search this
Beal, Gifford  Search this
Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue  Search this
Powers, Hiram  Search this
Platt, Charles A.  Search this
MacDowell Colony  Search this
Travel diaries
Photograph albums
Architectural drawings
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Physical Description:
2.82 linear feet
1 rolled document
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
The papers of muralist, painter, and teacher Barry Faulkner measure 2.82 linear feet and date from circa 1858-1973. Faulkner's career; his relationships with family, friends, and fellow-artists; and his thoughts on art and artists are documented in biographical materials, correspondence, writings, sketchbooks, five diaries, photograph albums and photographs, and one scrapbook.
Barry Faulkner papers, circa 1858-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The bulk of this collection was digitized in 2009 and is available via the Archives of American Art's website. Materials which have not been scanned include photographs of artwork, a few essays and writings by others, oversized architectural drawings, and several publications not related to Faulkner's art or life.
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art
Related Materials:
Found in the Nancy Douglas Bowditch papers at the Archives of American Art are correspondence, photographs, and printed materials related to Barry Faulkner.
The Library of Congress, Manuscript Division also holds a small collection of Barry Faulkner's papers. Additional correspondence from Faulkner is found in the papers of Witter Bynner at the University of New Mexico and at Harvard University.
Biography Note:
Barry Faulkner (1881-1966) was a muralist, painter, and teacher from Keene, N.H. Studied with George de Forest Brush, Abbott Handerson Thayer, and at the American Academy in Rome. He was a trustee of the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire.
Donated 1974 and 1975 by Francis F. Faulkner, nephew of Barry Faulkner. One additional letter donated 2014 by Jocelyn Faulkner Bolle, Faulkner's niece.
Digitization Note:
The papers of Barry Faulkner in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2009. The bulk of the papers have been scanned and total 3,410 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Painting, Modern  Search this
Artists  Search this
Artist colonies  Search this
New Hampshire  Search this
Italy  Search this
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Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
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Archives of American Art