MC 00144 Guide to the Harry Barton Architectural Drawings, 1923-1924

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Barton, Harry, 1876-1937


2.0 Linear feet

General Physical Description note

1 flat file folder


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Acquisitions Information

Donated by Jean Gordon.


Processed by: Todd Kosmerick;machine-readable finding aid created by: Todd Kosmerick

Scope and Content Note

The Harry Barton Architectural Drawings consists of seven blueprint drawings of the S. H. Tomlinson House, located at 403 Hillcrest Drive, High Point, North Carolina. These architectural drawings include floorplans, elevations, and building details, and they date from 1923-1924.

S. H. Tomlinson was a founder of the Tomlinson Furniture Co. and an important industrialist in High Point. He had Barton design him a house in the Tudor Revival style for the Emerywood area of High Point, where many industrialists lived.

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Biographical Note

Harry Barton was born in 1876 and died in 1937. He an important North Carolina architect based in Greensboro. Barton worked in the Tudor Revival style for several residential designs. He also designed many educational and civic buildings in Georgian Revival and Neoclassical styles, including buildings on the campus of the Unversity of North Carolina-Greensboro.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harry Barton Architectural Drawings, MC 00144, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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