Wharton Barker Papers 1864-1921 (bulk 1887-1896)

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Wharton Barker Papers, 1864-1921, (bulk 1887-1896)

Wharton Barker Papers 1864-1921 (bulk 1887-1896)

Financier, publicist, and politician. Correspondence, letterbooks, photographs, pamphlets, printed matter, and scrapbooks reflecting Barker’s broad interests in American and foreign business matters especially in Russia and China, bimetallism, and politics.

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