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Guide to the F. Barrie Freeman Papers

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1996-2000
Creator: Freeman, F. Barrie
Extent: 1.00 linear foot.
Collection Number: MSC0963
Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Summary: Papers of  a Maine "picker" (a dealer in antiques).



Acquisition: From F. Barrie Freeman.

Preferred Citation: F. Barrie Freeman Papers, The University of Iowa Libraries

Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Address: Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5921
Curator: Greg Prickman

Freeman is a "picker" - a hunter of antiques, Americana, and other items of value that he can acquire as cheaply as possible and resell for as large a price as possible. He lives in Maine.

Writings in the form of catalogs and transcriptions of presentations, as well as self-published books.

Browse by Series:
Series 1: GENERAL

  • Series 1: GENERAL
  • Box 1:
  • Books With Beepers
  • Catalogs 1997-1998
  • In A Given Area
  • Jokake
  • One Year From Today
  • These Are Mine
  • Want Ta Go For A Ride?
  • West Bath School Computer Use Timeline
  • "You Want That?" Buying and Selling the Ephermera of the American West

This collection is indexed under the following subject terms.