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Elsa Barker papers

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Title:Elsa Barker papers
Date range:1900-1954, (bulk 1905-1948)
Creator:Barker, Elsa, 1869-1954
Extent:2.5 linear feet (2 records center boxes and 1 document-size Hollinger documents case)
Abstract:The collection consists of approximately 1000 items and includes typescripts, shorthand notes, letters, personal and financial papers, and other material relating to her poetry, detective stories and 'automatic writing' series by The Living Dead Man. The correspondence includes three letters from the dancer, Ted Shawn, and one directed to H.L. Koopman, then director of the Brown University Library.
Language of materials:English
Repository:John Hay Library, Special Collections
Collection number:Ms. 2009.007