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Albert Winslow Barker selected papers, 1903-1947

Barker, Albert W. (Albert Winslow), 1874-1947



Collection Information

Size: 2.0 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Biographical information, including resumes and a typescript by Barker's wife; correspondence with his publisher and dealer, Elizabeth Whitmore; correspondence with Bolton Brown, John Taylor Arms, Albert Fowler, print societies, and suppliers; letters regarding exhibitions; a manuscript on lithography; notes on a course with Brown; clippings; photographs; drawings; and information on the Bolton Brown memorial exhibition organized by Barker.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lithographer; Moylan, Pa. Began his studies with Bolton Brown in 1927.


Collection was donated to Bryn Mawr College by Elizabeth Barker and Agnes Davis, daughters of Barker. Microiflmed 1986 as part of Archives of American Arts' Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Bryn Mawr College Library, Special Collections.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels 3757-3758 available at Archives of American Art offices, Bryn Mawr College Library, the Free Library of Philadelphia, through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Albert Winslow Barker selected papers, 1903-1947. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.