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Morris Abner Barr papers

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Title:Morris Abner Barr papers
Date range:1939-1968
Creator:Barr, Morris Abner, 1884-1974
Extent:1.0 linear foot
Abstract:Morris Abner Barr was an author, lyricist, and poet whose poems tended towards nature, love, God, friendship, and Barr's own life. A craftsman, Barr wrote about his experience creating stools, gavels, and letter openers from the wood of the Sentry Tree in "Immortalizing the Sentry Tree of George Washington." The collection contains his writings, a scrapbook related to the George Washington Sentry Tree, and correspondence with friends and mentors.
Language of materials:English
Repository:John Hay Library , Special Collections
Collection number:Ms.97.1