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Member of the College of William and Mary Board of Visitors, 1921-1925. Second woman to be a member of the College's Board of Visitors. Member of Phi Beta Kappa. [[Barrett Hall]] was named for her. Died in 1925.
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Member of the College of William and Mary Board of Visitors, 1921-1925. Second woman to be a member of the College's Board of Visitors. Member of Phi Beta Kappa. [[Barrett Hall]] was named for her. She was a prominent figure in Virginia political and social circles and a number of buildings across Virginia have been named in her honor since her death.  Barrett’s portrait in the Botetourt Gallery in the [[Earl Gregg Swem Library]] was painted by Eugenie Deland Sangstad from a photograph after Barrett’s death in 1925.
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Revision as of 13:16, 20 November 2008

Member of the College of William and Mary Board of Visitors, 1921-1925. Second woman to be a member of the College's Board of Visitors. Member of Phi Beta Kappa. Barrett Hall was named for her. She was a prominent figure in Virginia political and social circles and a number of buildings across Virginia have been named in her honor since her death. Barrett’s portrait in the Botetourt Gallery in the Earl Gregg Swem Library was painted by Eugenie Deland Sangstad from a photograph after Barrett’s death in 1925.

A note about the information in this wiki
Unfortunately, many of the early original records of the College of William and Mary were destroyed by fire, military occupation, and the normal effects of time. The information available here is the best available from known documents and sources at the time it was written. Information in this wiki is not complete as new information continues to be uncovered in the SCRC's collections and elsewhere. Researchers are strongly encouraged to use the SCRC's access tools for their research as the information contained in this wiki is by no means comprehensive.