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Barber, George F. (George Franklin), 1854-1915

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

A Study of the architecture of George Barber in Knoxville by Jennifer Hassell.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0267
Scope and Contents

Research done by University of Tennessee student Jennifer Hassell on the architecture of George Barber in Knoxville. Collection includes her report “A General Guide to the Architecture of George F. Barber in Knoxville, Tennessee.” (May 1996); also includes 35 mm black and white negatives and accompanying contact sheets. The donor marked out the duplicate and inferior negatives prior to donating the material.

Dates: 1996

George Barber letters to son, 1907 (Photocopies).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.nd.004
Scope and Contents

Letters written by architect George Barber or his wife in Knoxville to their son Charles in Italy, 1907. 4 letters. Photocopies (furnished by W. R. McNabb--originals in possession of Charles Barber). Written on Barber & Klutz letterhead. Letters mention work done on several Knoxville houses, including the Sanford, Tyson, and Kennedy houses.

Dates: 1907

George F. Barber architectural drawings of Duncan house (copies)

 Collection
Identifier: APD 0029
Scope and Contents

George F. Barber architectural drawings of Duncan house. Blueline copies.

Dates: undated

George F. Barber architectural plans for the Dr. Julius J. Boeheim residence, Du Quoin, Ill., currently owned by Jane Minton

 Collection
Identifier: APD 0020
Scope and Contents

George F. Barber plans and elevations for the Dr. Julius J. Boeheim residence, Du Quoin, Ill.,, currently owned by Jane Minton

Dates: undated (ca. 1905)

George F. Barber architectural plans for the John A. Parsons residence, Leipsic, Ohio

 Collection
Identifier: APD 0021
Scope and Contents

George F. Barber architectural plans for the John A. Parsons residence, Leipsic, Ohio, now owned by Becky Shawber.

Drawings: 1) Front Elevation 2) Right Side Elevation 3) Left Side Elevation 4) Rear Elevation 5) First Floor Plan 6) Second Floor Plan 7) Roof Plan 8) Foundation Plan 9) Main Staircase Views 10) Kitchen Cupboard and Door Views

Dates: undated (ca. 1905)

”George F. Barber” by Michael Tomlan.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1993.018
Scope and Contents

”George F. Barber” by Michael Tomlan, student papers, University of Tennessee School of Architecture, ca. 1973. Photocopy. 12 pp.

Dates: 1973

George F. Barber Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0353
Scope and Contents George F. Barber Collection Inventory, available. Scope: Personal and business papers, correspondence, photographs, patent documents, and writings of George F. Barber and his architectural firms. Collection contains original drawings, sketches, studies, scrapbooks, artifacts, house plans, original illustrated catalogues published by George F. Barber and Co., Barber & Kluttz, and Barber & Boardman, original letterhead and related papers, and information about Barber Houses,...
Dates: 1874 - 1913

George F. Barber plans for the William Peters residence and one drawing for the Peters & Bradley Mill. Gift of Chester Kilgore.

 Collection
Identifier: APD 0033
Scope and Contents 1. One blueline plan of Peters & Bradley Mill Company, Storage Bin addition. 20.75 x 23” dated 3/14/11 2. Six blueprint sheets for the Mr. Will Peters [residence] (now 1319 Grainger Avenue), Knoxville, Tenn. By George F. Barber & Co., Architects. (removed from wooden dowel): front elevation, left side elevation (Both 19.75 x 14”); first floor plan, second floor plan, roof plan, foundation plan (all 20 x 15.5”). 3. On architect’s tracing paper, house detail. 2...
Dates: 1880s; 1911

George Franklin Barber Collection (Gift of Michael and Carolyn Dufano)

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0438
Scope and Contents This collection contains magazines, newspaper articles, letters, postcards, order forms, and other ephemera related to George Franklin Barber home catalogs. Material in this collection is dated 1893-1906 with several undated and missing items. Boxes 1-3 contain issues of American Homes, a monthly journal “devoted to planning, building, and beautifying the home” published in Knoxville, Tenn through American Homes Publishing Co. Box 4 contains catalogs and...
Dates: 1888 - 1906; undated

George Franklin Barber (paper by Michael Tomlan on George Franklin Barber. Ca. 1973).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2003.011
Scope and Contents

Research paper written by Michael Tomlan, ca. 1973, on architect George Franklin Barber. With cover letter from James Patrick dated January 14, 1974. Photocopy. 13 pp. + cover letter.

Dates: 1973-1974

Manley (Manly) DeWitt Barber journal, no date, 1874-1892, 1894. Photocopy. Gift of Dean L. Barber and Harriet Barber Blizzard.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0630
Scope and Contents

Manley DeWitt Barber journal, no date, 1874-1892, 1894. Bound photocopy. Manly DeWitt Barber was born in 1852 and lived in DeKalb, Illinois. Writings about his travels include trips to Tennessee, the Rockies, Kansas, Chicago. He also wrote about his childhood, daily life, family, etc. 634 pp. + subject index at the back of the volume.

Dates: 1874-1894

Michael D. Alcorn Collection (George Franklin Barber Research).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0541
Scope and Contents Michael D. Alcorn’s research on George Franklin Barber research notebooks (16 notebooks), card files of color photographs & notes, materials related to the exhibit on George F. Barber created by Michael Alcorn entitled “Between You and a Hideous Monstrosity,” and additional research notes not filed. Michael Alcorn prior to his death in 2010 had almost completed a book on George F. Barber’s life and work. Chris DiMattei finished the book which was published in 2017: “Between 1887 and...
Dates: 1994-2010

Powell High School research papers, 1992-1993, 1997. Janie Cassell, teacher.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0804
Scope and Contents

Research papers on Knoxville and area topics done by the English students of Janie Cassell at Powell High School.

Dates: 1992-1993, 1997