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Finding Aid for the George Barnes Collection, 1919-1926
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Description
George Barnes was a popular West Coast stock performance actor during the 1920s. The collection consists of photographs, clippings, correspondence, scrapbook and ephemera related to his career.
Background
George Barnes was born in the late 1800's in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was popular in West Coast stock performances during the 1920s. He performed in groups such as the President Players and the Wilkes Players. He had aspirations of performing on Broadway, but made it only as far as Washington D.C. before resuming his career on the West Coast. Barnes died on November 18, 1949 in Hollywood, California.
Extent
2 boxes (.5 linear ft.) 1 flat box (1.0 linear ft.)
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.