Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)US116/2
TitleResearch scrapbooks and autobiographical writings
Extent15 files and 1 volume
DescriptionSpiral bound A4 volumes containing typed accounts written by Barker; copies of conference and research papers; photographs; correspondence; and ephemera relating to various aspects of Barker's life, but primarily to his career as lecturer and later Professor of Carbohydrate Chemistry at the University of Birmingham, to research fellowships held in the USA and Canada, and to his consultancy work for various companies, several of which involved inventions for which patents were granted. One of the scrapbooks consists of a typed autobiography, and there is also a hardbound volume consisting of a timeline of Barker's life and career and short reminiscences about different phases of his life
Access StatusOpen