Amelia Barr Papers

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Amelia Barr papers
Creator: Barr, Amelia E., 1831-1919
Call Number: D.514
Dates: 1901-1918
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Separated Materials
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Amelia Barr papers
Creator: Barr, Amelia E., 1831-1919
Call Number: D.514
Dates: 1901-1918
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Writer Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr was born in Ulverston, England on March 29, 1831. She married Scotsman Robert Barr on July 11, 1850 and three years later the Barrs emigrated to America. By 1867, Barr's husband and six of the couple's nine children were dead and she and her three daughters moved to New York. Barr wrote articles, poetry, and fiction for magazines but is perhaps best known as a prolific and popular writer of historical fiction. At the time of her death on March 10, 1919, she had published more than 70 books.

Scope and Content
Barr's manuscript of Thyra Varrick, ca. 1901, forms the bulk of this collection. Other materials include letters, photographs, and postcards.

Subject(s):
Manuscripts
Barr, Amelia E., 1831-1919
Authors, American
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase, 2017, 2019.Access
The Amelia Barr papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Amelia Barr papers, D.514, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterSeparated Materials
Published works by Barr held in the Department have been cataloged as "The Amelia Barr Collection."


Administrative Information
Author:
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Finding aid publication date: 2017
Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Thyra Varrick manuscript, pages 1-74, 1901
Typescript with manuscript chapter titles, index and annotations held with single brass brad.

Box 1, Folder 2Thyra Varrick manuscript, pages 75-176, 1901
Typescript with manuscript chapter titles and annotations held with single brass brad.

Box 1, Folder 3Thyra Varrick manuscript, pages 177-278, 1901
Typescript with manuscript chapter titles and annotations until page 250 when it becomes only manuscript held with single brass brad.

Box 1, Folder 4Thyra Varrick manuscript, pages 279-355, 1901
Manuscript held with single brass brad.

Box 1, Folder 5Thyra Varrick manuscript, pages 356-413, 1901
Manuscript held with single brass brad.

Box 1, Folder 6Thyra Varrick manuscript, pages 414-476, 1901
Manuscript held with single brass brad.

Box 1, Folder 7Correspondence
Barr to Mr. Stoodart, October 16, 1901
Barr to Miss Clark, March 7, 1904
Barr to [Mrs. ?] Thomas Clapham, 1913
Box 1, Folder 8Photographs, 1918
2 Photographic Prints

Box 1, Folder 9Postcards of Barr's residence, "Cherry Croft"
Barr lived in this Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York house from 1891 to 1915.
2 Items



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