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James H. Edwards letter

 Collection — Folder: S0416
Identifier: S0416
Scope and Contents The collection contains a letter written by James H. Edwards to Miss Mertie Barker regarding her article on the Cyclorama building that housed the Battle of Atlanta. The Cyclorama had once been in Indianapolis, but was located at Grant Park in Atlanta, Georgia, at the time this letter was written.

Myrtie Barker collection

 Collection
Identifier: L583
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newspaper articles, clippings, manuscripts, books, family papers, awards, and other materials from Myrtie Barker and the Barker family in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1907 to 1985 regarding her career as a writer and family life.

Myrtie Barker photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SP003
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of Myrtie L. Barker, as well as one photograph of her mother, Mary A. Barker, ranging from circa 1910 to 1960s. Other photographs were taken during her career as a columnist for the Indianapolis News. Several photographs show Barker at a book signing for >Where is Everybody?, released in 1968.

William J. Castleman collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: L367
Scope and Contents The collection includes a typescript of Through Myrtie Barker’s Window, a biography written by Castleman, copyright 1985, and photocopies of materials related to Barker. Also included are photocopies of newspaper clippings dated from June 24, 1958, to March 1985, although most are undated. Photographs are mixed in with the text in later chapters. Folder 1 contains “A Myrtie Baker Album,” a collection of photocopies of clippings which includes Barker’s first published work. The folder also...