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Harriet V. Barker Papers

Identifier:  - 03-HVB

Scope and Contents

The Harriet V. Barker Papers document the inner workings of upper management of UCAR, offering a glimpse into strategic planning and the relationship between UCAR and the National Science Foundation. The collection contains Barker's notebooks, trip notes, and correspondence.


  • 1972-1999
  • Majority of material found in 1980-1995


Conditions Governing Access

Some materials in the collection may be restricted as they relate to salary information and/or promotions, contact the Archivist for access.

Conditions Governing Use

Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.


2.30 unknown

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The collection is arranged in four series: I. Notebooks II. Trip Notes III. Records and Correspondence IV. Miscellaneous

Physical Access Requirements

The collection must be viewed in the Archives during normal business hours.

Custodial History

Donated to the NCAR Archives prior to 2009. Further accession details are incomplete or absent.

Accruals and Additions

No accruals or additions are expected.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in April 2010. Original order was maintained except for loose materials that were either filed in the appropriate folder or grouped together chronologically. Duplicate materials, copies of Staff Notes, and travel documents were weeded from the collection.

Kathleen Legg
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Repository Details

Part of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Archives Repository