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Elliot S. Barker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 013

Scope and Content

Collection consists of biographical, occupational, and literary material by Elliott Barker, with a few items by his son Roy Barker. Included are also correspondence, newspaper clippings and essays; one Las Vegas High School Reunion memoir, Class of 1929.

Dates

  • 1976-1988

Language of Materials

English.

Access Restrictions

None

Copy Restrictions

Duplication allowed for research purposes. User responsible for all copyright compliance.

History

Barker was a U.S. Forest Ranger and rancher in northern New Mexico before serving as State Game Warden from 1931 to 1953. He also published five books on his experiences as a hunter and game warden, as well as two volumes of cowboy poetry. He is considered the creator of Smokey Bear

Extent

1 Linear Feet

General

Contact Information

  1. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
  2. New Mexico History Museum
  3. P.O. Box 2087
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2087, U.S.A.
  5. Phone: (+)505.476.5090
  6. Fax: (+)505.476.5093
  7. Email: histlib@state.nm.us
  8. URL: www.palaceofthegovernors.org

General

Title
Guide to the Elliot S. Barker Collection, 1976-1988
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Processed by Library Staff
Date
©2016
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • June 28, 2004: PUBLIC "-//Museum of New Mexico::Fray Angelico Chavez History Library//TEXT (US::NmSM::AC 013::Elliot S. Barker Collection)//EN" "nmsm1ac013.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
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Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Contact:
Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090