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A Finding Aid to the Barry Faulkner papers, circa 1858-1973 | Digitized Collection

Barry Faulkner papers, circa 1858-1973

Faulkner, Barry, 1881-1966

Muralist, Painter, Educator

The papers of Barry Faulkner in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2009. The bulk of the papers have been scanned and total 3,410 images.

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art

Collection Information

Size: 2.3 linear feet

1 rolled document

Summary: The papers of muralist, painter, and teacher Barry Faulkner measure 2.3 linear feet and date from circa 1858-1973. Faulkner's career; his relationships with family, friends, and fellow-artists; and his thoughts on art and artists are documented in biographical materials, correspondence, writings, sketchbooks, five diaries, photograph albums and photographs, and one scrapbook.

Biographical/Historical Note

Barry Faulkner (1881-1966) was a muralist, painter, and teacher from Keene, N.H. Studied with George de Forest Brush, Abbott Handerson Thayer, and at the American Academy in Rome. He was a trustee of the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire.

Provenance

Donated 1974 and 1975 by Francis F. Faulkner, nephew of Barry Faulkner. One additional letter donated 2014 by Jocelyn Faulkner Bolle, Faulkner's daughter.

Related Materials

The Library of Congress, Manuscript Division also holds a small collection of Barry Faulkner's papers. Additional correspondence from Faulkner is found in the papers of Witter Bynner at the University of New Mexico and at Harvard University.

Funding

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art