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Saxon Barnes papers


Saxon Barnes papers
Barnes, Saxon
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1.75 linear feet
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Literature and Rare Books
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Saxon Barnes (1902-1991) was the fourth child of Wald and Elizabeth Barnes and a brother of Djuna Barnes. He was a successful banker at Citibank for thirty-six years. The collection includes photographs, correspondence, clippings, biographical information, and printed matter. Correspondents include Andrew Field, Edith Brownman, Silas Glossop, Fran McCullough, and others. Subjects of the photographs include Djuna Barnes, Miss Barnes's family and friends, and silverpoint drawings by Thelma Wood. Most of the correspondence relates to the estate or literary works of Djuna Barnes.

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Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.


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