Alfred Edward Barnes Jr. (1892-1960) Architectural Collection (KC0004)
Alfred Barnes Jr. was the grandson of Asa Beebe Cross, Kansas City's first professional architect. He attended Kansas City schools and found work as a draftsman with architect Henry F. Hoit in 1909. Barnes became a member of the firm of Hoit, Price, and Barnes in 1919. He remained in that firm until it was dissolved in 1941. Thereafter he worked as a coordinating engineer at the Lake City Arsenal and later was associated with the Long Construction Company before retiring in 1958.
These records include the blueprints, renderings, photographs, specifications, occasional correspondence, and other materials relating to the work of the architectural firm of Hoit, Price and Barnes, and its predecessor firms of Van Brunt and Howe; Howe, Hoit and Cutler; and Howe and Hoit. Also included is a small amount of personal correspondence, scrapbooks, and other documents of Barnes. 1888-1959.
265 cubic feet.
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