Collection Summary


Title:Edwin Atlee Barber Papers

Date:1885-1916

Creator(s):Barber, Edwin Atlee, 1851-1916

Extent:1 1/2 linear feet

Code:EAB

Repository:Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Abstract:Edwin Atlee Barber was Director/Curator of the Philadelphia Museum of Art from 1901 to 1916, and Honorary Curator of American Pottery and Porcelain from 1893 to 1916. His great interest was pottery, porcelain, and ceramics, primarily early American works. This collection contains a small selection of his writings and research about these topics.