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A0009 – Ann Barrett Collection

DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title: Ann Barrett Collection
Date span: 1946-c1995            
Physical description: 1.5 linear feet
Creator(s): Ann Barrett
Language note: English

 

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Restriction on access: The collection is available for supervised use by appointment during normal Boynton Beach City Library hours. Users are required to complete a registration form and comply with the library’s regulations governing use.

Terms governing use and reproduction: Materials in the collections are to be used for private study, scholarship, or research in accord with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). The Boynton Beach City Library adheres to all conditions specified in the law when providing reproductions of copyrighted material. Any use of a reproduction in excess of “fair use," may result in the user’s liability for copyright infringement.

Acquisition information: Found in collection 2016, no paperwork or record of donation.

Accession numbers: 2016.010

Preferred Citation: Collection title including series, box, and folder numbers, Boynton Beach City Library

 

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Historical Note: 
Born Ann Thieman in 1894 and raised on a farm in Missouri, Barrett worked as a real estate agent in California before moving to Florida in 1944. In 1947, she opened Coast Line Realty. Barrett was a significant figure in the development of Boynton Beach until her death in 1998.

Scope and Content Note: 
Collection includes two scrapbooks featuring newsclippings about real estate in Florida (1946-1954). Also, a small amount of correspondence, records, certificates, loose clippings, and three photographs.

Keywords:
Barrett, Ann--1894-1998--Archives
Real estate agents--Florida--Boynton Beach--Archives
Real estate agents
Florida--Boynton Beach
Boynton Beach (Fla.)--History--Archives
scrapbooks
archival materials 
fonds (collections)

Processing Information: Collection processed in 2018 / sms
Date of finding aid: March 2019 / gc

 

CONTENTS 

Box 1
2 scrapbooks, 1946-1954. Newsclippings about real estate in Florida

Box 2
Correspondence, 1940s-1990s
Nonprofit information, including Chamber, Leadership Foundation, Heritage Foundation, Women of the Moose certificate
Newsclippings
Photographs: 
•    Coast Line Realty, c. 1945 
•    Coral Gables band, c. 1945 
•    Barrett with Santa, 1990s