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Barker, Burt Brown, 1873-1969  Search this
Barker, Burt Brown, 1873-1969  Search this
Gannon, George H.  Search this
Glass, Carter  Search this
Lawrence, Ellis F. (Ellis Fuller)  Search this
Mish, Charlotte Roberta  Search this
Parker, Thomas Cleveland  Search this
Smith, Margery Hoffman  Search this
Baker, Jacob  Search this
Bartlett, Fred S. (Frederic Stewart)  Search this
Cahill, Holger  Search this
Danysh, Joseph A.  Search this
Edmonds, T. J.  Search this
Federal Art Center (Salem, Or.)  Search this
Federal Art Project (Or.)  Search this
Federal Music Project (Or.)  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Physical Description:
1 Microfilm reel, circa 860 items on 1 microfilm reel
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
The microfilmed Burt Brown Barker papers contain Barker's correspondence as director of the Federal Art Project in Portland, Oregon; reports; memoranda; travel vouchers; lists of artists and art projects; minutes of the Oregon Federal Music Project; a typescript of an article, "The Federal Art Center, Salem, Oregon," and other writings; printed material; and miscellany. Correspondents include Jacob Baker, Frederic Stewart Bartlett, Holger Cahill, Joseph A. Danysh, T. J. Edmonds, George H. Gannon, Carter Glass, Ellis Fuller Lawrence, Charlotte Roberta Mish, Thomas Cleveland Parker, Margery Hoffman Smith, and others.
Burt Brown Barker papers, 1935-1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reel 2551 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals were returned to lender after microfilming.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the Oregon FAP records, 1936-1939.<br /> Willamette University Archives and Special Collections holds the Burt Brown Barker papers, 1890-1935. The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library holds the Burt Brown Barker papers, 1885-1976.
Biography Note:
Burt Brown Barker (1873-1969) was a lawyer and arts administrator in Portland, Oregon. He was director of the Federal Art Project in Portland, president of the Oregan Historical Society, the McLoughlin Memorial Association, and the Herbert Hoover Foundation of Oregon. He also played an active role in the restoration of the John Minthorn House and its transformation into a museum.
Language Note:
English .
Lent for microfilming 1982 by Sarah Munro.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Federal aid to the arts -- United States  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art