Barbour, Harriot Buxton (1901-1980)
Scope:

The Harriot Buxton Barbour collection consists of manuscripts, scrapbooks, and other items.

Manuscripts by Barbour in the collection include proofs and galleys for Old English Tales Retold (Macmillan, 1924); Sandwich: The Town the Glass Built (Houghton Mifflin, 1948), including Barbour's research notes, early fragmentary draft pages, proofs, and galleys; and Music For Family Fun (Dutton, 1961). Also present are some pieces about Massachusetts area music and local history.

The collection includes several scrapbooks, composed of a variety of items. One scrapbook contains printed poems and short stories by Barbour; these appeared in Boston, MA area magazines and high school publications between 1919 and 1924. Another scrapbook contains reviews and other printed articles, as well as a few letters about the three musical education texts Barbour wrote with Warren S. Freeman between 1942 and 1952. Also, there are scrapbooks of letters about research, editorial shaping, publication, post-publication regarding Sandwich; these letters include many from Houghton-Mifflin. There is also a scrapbook containing reviews of Sandwich as well as photographs and letters, including one from Gertrude Lawrence (July 1948).

Other material in the collection includes some correspondence and printed material.

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Notable Figures
1. Barbour, Harriot Buxton, 1901-1980
Associated Subjects
1. Women's Studies Collections -- History and Culture Subject Guide
2. Literary Collections Subject Guide
3. Helen Deutsch Research Section