John Barber papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.barbjohn
Creators:
Barber, John, 1893-1965
Dates:
1911-1975
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3 Microfilm reels
1,000 items on 3 microfilm reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The microfilmed John Barber papers contain correspondence; sketches and 46 sketchbooks; a Jules Pascin sketchbook (1922); photogrpahs of Barber, Pascin, and Helen and John Sloan; personal documents; exhibition catalogs; 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
John Barber (1893-1965) was a painter, etcher, and illustrator. He was also the art editor of the socialist magazine, The Masses.

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.
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 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Etchers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators Occupation 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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