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MC 00233 Guide to the John Sydney Barker Papers, 1934-1951

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Barker, John Sydney, 1915-1987


0.5 Linear feet


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Acquisitions Information

Donated by Florence O. Barker (1994)


Processed by: Aaron Cusick;machine-readable finding aid created by: Aaron Cusick

Scope and Content Note

The John Sydney Barker Papers contain notes, exams, quizzes regarding forestry and plant ecology. Also included are surveys and publications concerning forestry, 4-H club projects, soil, trees, and plant ecology.

Scope and Content Note

The John Sydney Barker Papers, 1934-1951, contain Barker’s notebooks, reports, and examinations from several of his forestry classes at North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University). Classes include ecology, forestry management, logging, and silviculture. Also included are student rosters, a 1939 commencement program, and correspondence from the Society of American Foresters.

Biographical Note

John Sydney Barker (April 20, 1915-1987) was an undergraduate student at North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) from 1934 to 1939. He received a degree in forestry in 1939. He was also a member of the Society of American Foresters.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Sydney Barker Papers, MC 00233, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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