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Burt Brown Barker papers, 1935-1938

Barker, Burt Brown, 1873-1969

Museum director, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 1 Reel, ca. 860 items

Summary: Correspondence as Director of the Federal Art Project in Portland, Oregon, with 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. Also included are reports; memoranda; travel vouchers; lists of artists and art projects; minutes of the Oregon Federal Music Project; typescript of an article, "The Federal Art Center, Salem, Oregon" and other writings; printed material; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Director of the Federal Art Project in Portland, Oregon.


Lent for microfilming 1982 by Sarah Munro.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals were returned to lender after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2551 available at Archives of American Art offices and 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

Burt Brown Barker papers, 1935-1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.