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Barry Faulkner papers, circa 1858-1973

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Creator:
Faulkner, Barry, 1881-1966
Subject:
Brush, George de Forest
Sweeney, James Johnson
Thayer, Abbott Handerson
Gibran, Kahlil
Redfield, Edward Willis
White, Lawrence Grant
Fraser, James Earle
Gugler, Eric
Tonetti, Mary Lawrence
Smith, Joseph Lindon
Kent, Rockwell
Bynner, Witter
Manship, Paul Howard
Parrish, Maxfield
Twain, Mark
Grimes, Frances
Saint-Gaudens, Homer
Kroll, Leon
Young, Mahonri Sharp
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus
Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue
Beal, Gifford
Powers, Hiram
Platt, Charles A.
MacDowell Colony
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.3 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.
Summary:
The papers of muralist, painter, and teacher Barry Faulkner measure 2.3 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.
Citation:
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:
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.
Provenance:
Donated 1974 and 1975 by Francis F. Faulkner, nephew of Barry Faulkner. One additional letter donated 2014 by Jocelyn Faulkner Bolle, Faulkner's daughter.
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
Topic:
Writings
Sketches
Travel diaries
Architectural drawings
Mural painting and decoration
Artists
Painting, Modern
Sketchbooks
World War, 1914-1918
Photographs
Photograph albums
Artist colonies
Diaries
Artists' studios
Scrapbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8105
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210276
AAA_collcode_faulbarr
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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