Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.barbjohn
Creators:
Barber, John, 1893-1965
Dates:
1911-1975
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1,000 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, sketches and 46 sketchbooks, a Jules Pascin sketchbook, 1922, photographs of Barber, Pascin, and Helen and John Sloan, personal documents, exhibition catalogues, and clippings. Among the correspondents are George Biddle, Stuart Davis, Maurice Becker, Morris Blackburn, Frederic Taubes, Robert Laurent, Emlen Etting, Duncan Phillips, Edith and Ira Glackens, Max Eastman, Robert Minor, Roland McKinney, Albert Werner, Will Durant, Art Young, H. L. Mencken, William B. Tholen, William C. Bullitt, and Ben Hecht.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Educator, painter, etcher, illustrator, and lecturer.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 578-580 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals were returned to lender after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Barber's wife, Margaret, gave the papers to Signature Galleries.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Citation
John Barber papers, 1911-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sloan, Helen Farr, 1911-2005 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sloan, John, 1871-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eastman, Max, 1883-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Etting, Emlen, 1905-1993 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Glackens, Edith Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Laurent, Robert, 1890-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McKinney, Roland J. (Roland Joseph), b. 1898 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Minor, Robert Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pascin, Jules, 1885-1930 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Phillips, Duncan, 1886-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taubes, Frederic, 1900- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Werner, Albert Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Young, Art, 1866-1943 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Glackens, Ira, 1907-1990 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bullitt, William C. (William Christian), 1891-1967 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hecht, Ben, 1893-1964 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tholen, William B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Becker, Maurice, 1889-1975 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biddle, George, 1885-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blackburn, Morris, 1902-1979 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Durant, Will, 1885- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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