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Burt Brown Barker papers

Creator:
Barker, Burt Brown, 1873-1969  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Center (Salem, Or.)  Search this
Federal Art Project (Or.)  Search this
Federal Music Project (Or.)  Search this
Baker, Jacob  Search this
Bartlett, Fred S. (Frederic Stewart), 1905-  Search this
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Danysh, Joseph A., 1906-1982  Search this
Edmonds, T. J.  Search this
Gannon, George H.  Search this
Glass, Carter, 1858-1946  Search this
Lawrence, Ellis F. (Ellis Fuller), 1879-1946  Search this
Mish, Charlotte Roberta, 1903-  Search this
Parker, Thomas Cleveland, 1904-1967  Search this
Smith, Margery Hoffman, 1888-1981  Search this
Extent:
1 Microfilm reel (circa 860 items on 1 microfilm reel)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1935-1938
Scope and Contents:
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.
Biographical / Historical:
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.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the Oregon FAP records, 1936-1939.

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.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1982 by Sarah Munro.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- Oregon -- Portland  Search this
Lawyers -- Oregon -- Portland  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- United States  Search this
Citation:
Burt Brown Barker papers, 1935-1938. Owned by Friends of Timberline. Microfilmed by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.barkburt
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-barkburt

Carter Glass; a biography, by Rixey Smith and Norman Beasley. With ab introd. by Harry Flood Byrd and a pref. by Douglas Southall Freeman

Author:
Smith, Rixey 1892-  Search this
Beasley, Norman  Search this
Subject:
Glass, Carter 1858-1946  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 519 p. ports. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1972
1901-1953
Topic:
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
CT275.G535 S6 1972
CT275.G535 S6 1972
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_10542

Carter Glass; a biography, by Rixey Smith and Norman Beasley. With an introd. by Harry Flood Byrd and a pref. by Douglas Southall Freeman

Author:
Smith, Rixey 1892-  Search this
Beasley, Norman  Search this
Subject:
Glass, Carter 1858-1946  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 519 p. ports. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1970
1939
[1970]
1901-1953
Topic:
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
E748.G53 S6 1970X
E748.G53S6 1970X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_5074

America's bank : the epic struggle to create the Federal Reserve / Roger Lowenstein

Author:
Lowenstein, Roger  Search this
Subject:
Warburg, Paul M (Paul Moritz) 1868-1932  Search this
Aldrich, Nelson W (Nelson Wilmarth) 1841-1915  Search this
Glass, Carter 1858-1946  Search this
United States Federal Reserve Board History  Search this
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
355 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2015
1865-1918
1913-1921
Topic:
Federal Reserve banks--History  Search this
Banks and banking, Central--History  Search this
Monetary policy--History  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1064300

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