Skip to main content

Tommie Dora Barker papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS52

Scope and Content

These papers consist of correspondence and newspaper clippings, mostly related to the Carnegie Public Library of Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates

  • 1902-1960, undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce muse be submitted to the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Tommie Dora Barker was born in 1888 to Thomas N. and Dora Elizabeth Lovejoy Barker. Miss Barker attended Agnes Scott College and graduated from the Carnegie Library School of Atlanta in 1909. She was head librarian, which also entailed direction of the library school at the Atlanta Carnegie Public Library. She was also the Dean, and later Director of the Emory University Library School.

Extent

0.25 linear ft. (1 half document case)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1972 and subsequent additions.
Title
Tommie Dora Baker papers
Author
Paul Crater
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

Contact:
130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305
404-814-4040