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Bruce Barton Collection



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Title: Bruce Barton CollectionAdd to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1918-1960

ID: RG 09/9.03

Primary Creator: Hutchins Library Staff.

Extent: 2.0 MS boxes

Subjects: Barton, Bruce -- 1886-1967, Barton, William Eleazar -- 1861-1930, Berea College

Languages: English


Bruce Fairchild Barton (August 5, 1886 – July 5, 1967) was an author, advertising executive, and politician. He served in the U.S. Congress from 1937 to 1940 as a Republican from New York.  Barton enrolled in Berea College during 1903 and later transferred to Amherst College in Massachusetts, where he graduated in 1907.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection contains clippings, notes, copies of correspondence, articles, a diary, photographs, and other materials documenting the life and work of Berea College student and trustee Bruce Barton.

Subject/Index Terms

Barton, Bruce -- 1886-1967
Barton, William Eleazar -- 1861-1930
Berea College

Administrative Information

Repository: Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

Access Restrictions: Records can be accessed through the Reading Room, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College.

Use Restrictions: Federal copyright regulations apply to all works within the collection.  All works must be cited.

Related Materials:

Berea College Records RG 2.0: Berea College Board of Trustees

Berea College Records RG 5.23: Alumni and College Relations

Berea College Records RG 5.15: Vice President for Labor and Student Life

Berea College Records RG 9.0: Faculty and Staff Records (Unofficial)

Berea College Records RG 9.04: William Eleazar Barton Papers

Berea College Photographic Archives

Preferred Citation: [Object identification], Bruce Barton Collection, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Berea, KY.

Processing Information: Original processing and finding guide created in 2016.  Finding guide updated in October 2020.

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Various Writings, Copies of Articles, and ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Various Writings, Clippings, and NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, n.d.; 1923-1927Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1918-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, n.d.; 1892-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, n.d.; 1926-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence with W.H. Townsend, 1931-1935Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, n.d.; 1926-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence: Second CopiesAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Family InformationAdd to your cart.
Includes photographs of Rev. W.E. Barton and Esther Treat Bushnell Barton
Folder 11: Gertrude Lane PapersAdd to your cart.

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