George F. Barber (1854-1915), Architect
George F. Barber was a noted Knoxville, Tennessee architect whose house plan books, printed before and after the turn of the twentieth century, were the source for many houses around the United States, including some in Nebraska. See “Other Sources” below for more complete information on the architect.
Church Howe House (n. d.), 16th & J Streets, Auburn, Nebraska. (NH01-057)
Leflang House (n. d.) 1007 N Washington, Lexington, Nebraska.
George F. Barber, The Cottage Souvenir, No. 2; containing One Hundred and Twenty Original Designs in Cottage and Detail Architecture (Knoxville, Tennessee, S.B. Newman & Co., 1891).
George F. Barber & Company, Modern Dwellings: A Book Of Practical Designs and Plans For Those Who Wish To Build Or Beautify Their Homes Third Ed. (Knoxville, Tennessee, S.B. Newman & Co., 1901).
George F. Barber & Company, New Model Dwellings And How Best to Build Them Revised Edition. (Knoxville, Tennessee).
1. Correspondence from Craig Bobby, Lakewood, Colorado, to D. Murphy, January 15, 1996 and February 2, 1996; in Nebraska State Historic Preservation Office, architects file.
M. Ruth Little and Michael A. Tomlan “Barber, George F. (1854-1915),” North Carolina Architects & Builders: A Biographical Dictionary (Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University, 2009), accessed July 23, 2013, http://ncarchitects.lib.ncsu.edu/people/P000234
D. Murphy, “George F. Barber (1854-1915), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, July 23, 2013. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, August 20, 2019.
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