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Bruce Barton Collection



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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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Folder 1: Various Articles and Writings regarding Barton and Barton Family MembersAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Barton Articles about Rev. William E. Barton and FamilyAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Article by Robert Barton about Rev. William E. Barton, 1947Add to your cart.
From The Abraham Lincoln Quarterly
Folder 4: Articles, Editorials, and Writings by Bruce Barton, n.d.; 1914-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Common Sense Editorials by BartonAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Common Sense Editorials by BartonAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Poems by W.E. Barton and Esther Treat Bushnell Barton, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Fred Barton Writing about Bruce Barton, 1927, 1938Add to your cart.
Includes correspondence between Fred Barton and Betsey Barton (1938)
Folder 9: Articles and Writings about Bruce BartonAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Biographical Sketches, n.d.; 1924-1936Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Diary of Bruce Barton, September 15-21, 1930Add to your cart.
Photocopied pages from diary
Folder 12: Inventory of Barton Collection at Wisconsin Historical SocietyAdd to your cart.

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