H. Jack Barker papers

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Barker, H. Jack.
Title: H. Jack Barker papers
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 743
Extent: 3 linear ft. (3 boxes)
Abstract:Research material of H. Jack Barker concerning Horatio Alger including biographical information and publishing history.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on access

Special restrictions apply: Collection stored off-site. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access this collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Separated Material

Books by Horatio Alger originally part of the collection were cataloged separately.


Gift of Mabel Barker, 1993.

Custodial History

Mrs. Barker donated this material that was created or collected by her late husband, H. Jack Barker.


[after identification of item(s)], H. Jack Barker papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Appraisal Note

Acquired by Director of the Rose Library, Stephen Enniss, as part of the Rose Library's holdings in American literature.


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Collection Description

Biographical Note

H. Jack Barker, researcher and book collector of novelist Horatio Alger.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains papers of H. Jack Barker. The papers consist primarily of research material related to Horatio Alger including biographical information and publishing history.

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