Inventory of the Gertrude Williamson Baker Barton Papers, 1858-1951
The collection contains correspondence and other papers relating to Mrs. Barton's activities in the Protestant Episcopal Church in her home town of Winchester, Va., and on the state level. There are also letters from her husband, Robert Thomas Barton, lawyer and state politician, discussing political matters in Virginia, the stationing of troops along the Mexican border during Woodrow Wilson's first administration, and Wilson's election campaign of 1916. Other correspondents include Philip Alexander Bruce, Lucian Carr, Robert Atkinson Gibson, and Marie Elizabeth Jeffries Hobart.
An unprocessed addition to the collection contains more correspondence between Gertrude Barton's family members and friends.; and household bills.
- Gertrude Williamson Baker Barton Papers, 1858-1951
- Barton, Gertrude Williamson Baker
- 1 Linear Foot, 472 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
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Barton was a resident of Winchester (Frederick County), Va. and active in the Protestant Episcopal Church.
[Identification of item], Gertrude Williamson Baker Barton Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library received the collection as a gift in 1969.
Processed by Allison Gluvna
Completed February 1999
Encoded by Lisa Stark
This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.