Scope and arrangement
The Barbara Barrie papers consist of awards, biographical information, correspondence, notes, photographs, playbills, programs, reviews, and a scrapbook. The collection documents Barrie's professional career from the early 1950s until 2008. These papers provide insight into the various plays, television series and films in which she performed, and the books she wrote. The photographs provide a visual sense of Barrie's stage performances and some also offer a glimpse into her personal life. The scrapbook consists of clippings, programs, photographs, correspondence, and publicity materials that cover Barrie's career from 1950 to 1961, with documentation of her touring theatre, summer stock, Broadway, Off-Broadway, and television appearances.
The papers are arranged alphabetically by subject and format.