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Sarah Elizabeth Minchin Barker papers

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Title:Sarah Elizabeth Minchin Barker papers
Date range:1844-1988
Creator:Barker, Sarah Elizabeth Minchin, d. 1988
Extent: 7 linear feet (8 legal size clamshell boxes)
Abstract: Sarah Elizabeth Minchin Barker (also known as Sally Barker) was an actress and director whose career was highlighted by the work with The Players at the Talma Theatre and the Barker Playhouse Theatre. She was active in dramatic events at Pembroke, where she taught theatre. Her husband, Henry Ames Barker, 1861-1929 (Brown class of 1893) was a guiding influence and a director of the Players. He was the son of Mayor Harry Barker of Providence and active himself in the civic and cultural affairs of the city.
Language of materials:English
Repository:Brown University Library, Special Collections
Collection number:Ms. 90.4