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Alexandria Library Barrett Branch Reopening and Dedication Photo Collection (MS334)

 Collection
Identifier: MS334

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of nearly 500 color prints that provide a photo documentation of the remodeling and reopening of the Kate Waller Barrett Branch of the Alexandria Library on 717 Queen Street, in Alexandria, Virginia, circa 1994-1995.

Dates

  • 1994-1995

Biographical / Historical

The Barrett Branch of Alexandria Library was built in 1937 and named in honor of Kate Waller Barrett, a humanitarian, social crusader and political reformer. The Branch, located in the Old Town section of Alexandria, was renovated and expanded in 1995 and reconfigured in April 2000 to house the historical and genealogical research collections formerly located at Lloyd House.

Extent

.83 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Title
Alexandria Library Barrett Branch Reopening and Dedication Photo Collection Finding Aid
Status
Completed
Author
Gregory Pierce
Date
April 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Local History and Special Collections Branch, Alexandria Library Repository

Contact:
717 Queen Street
Alexandria VA 22314 United States
703-746-1791