Bruce Barton Papers, 1881-1967

Container Title
Series: Writings
Subseries: Articles and editorials
Box   125
American Magazine, circa 1918-1930s
Box   125
Christian Herald, 1930-1931
Collier's
Typescripts, notes, and data
Box   125
, 1923-1939
Box   126
1940, undated
Box   126
Clippings, 1913-1938
Box   126
Congregationalist and Christian World, 1911-1915
Box   126
Continent, 1910-1915
Box   126
Cosmopolitan (and Hearst's International), 1924-1938
Box   126
Country Home Magazine, 1930-1931
Box   126
Every Week, 1918
Note: A complete bound set of this magazine was sent to the University of Wisconsin Library.
Box   126
Farm and Fireside, 1919-1923
Good Housekeeping
Box   126
, 1915-1926
Box   127
, 1928-1934; 1950-1951
Box   127
Hearst Newspapers, 1935-1936
King Features Syndicate
Box   127
Typescripts, 1949-1955
Note: Complete list of titles and dates in first folder.
Box   128
Clippings, 1936-1937; 1949-1955
Box   129
Look, 1949-1950
Box   129
McClure Newspaper Syndicate, 1926-1932
Box   130
Metropolitan Newspaper Service, 1924-1926
Box   130
Miscellaneous articles and editorials, undated
Box   130
Miscellaneous publications, 1920s-1940s
Box   130
National Weekly, 1913
Box   130
Nation's Business, 1924-1929
Box   130
New York American, 1924-1926; 1936
Box   131
New York Herald Tribune, 1926-1934
Box   131
Printers' Ink, 1921-1938
Box   132
Reader's Digest, 1932-1939
Box   133
Redbook Magazine, 1920-1938, undated
Box   133
Review of Reviews (Coolidge Article), 1923
Box   133
Wedge, 1954
Note: BBDO house organ reprint of Barton's 1923 speech to the National Electric Light Association, “Which Knew Not Joseph.”
Box   133
Woman's Home Companion, 1914-1937
Subseries: Books and pamphlets
Box   134
The Book Nobody Knows,1920s
Note: notes by W.E. Barton?
Box   134
He Upset the World, 1920s
Scope and Content Note: Notes by W. E. Barton?-- for a biography of St. Paul.
Box   134
“Post War Book,” 1943-1944
Note: Barton's folder title for an unpublished manuscript for proposed book on foreign policy; see also Box 110; some of the notes and drafts in Boxes 139-140 may have been prepared for use in such a book.
Box   134
“The Story of Business,” circa 1928
Note: Unpublished; most of these drafts appear to have been prepared by W. E. Barton.
Box   134
“Unknown”, 1921
Box   134
What Can a Man Believe?, 1927
Box   134
What I Have Learned About Life Insurance, 1934
Subseries: Play
Box   135
“Babybound,” circa 1931
Note: By Bruce Barton and Kenneth Andrews; never produced.
Subseries: Motion pictures
Box   135
In the Footsteps of the Master, 1920s
Scope and Content Note: Scenario and other materials; based on The Man Nobody Knows, and filmed by Pictorial Clubs Inc.
Box   135
The Just a Little Late Club, 1920s
Note: Based on Barton's editorial, and filmed by Better Day Pictures.
Box   135
“The Man Who Forgot God,” 1920s
Scope and Content Note: Scenario prepared by Barton for the Paramount studio, but never produced.
Subseries: Speeches
Box   135-138
1921-1957, 1961
Audio 605A/1
Recorded talk by Barton to bread salesmen, 1930
Scope and Content Note: Recounts his first ventures as a salesman, rules for good salesmanship, and the change from seller-oriented to customer-oriented advertising. Original: Disc 30A.
U.S. Mss 44AF
Subseries: Notes and drafts, 1920s-1950s
Box   139
Notes, mostly for editorials
Box   139
Notes on advertising
Box   140
Notes on politics and foreign policy
Box   140
Speech materials
Regarding Pearl Harbor
Scope and Content Note: Includes an anonymous letter, December 15, 1941, describing events during and immediately following the attack, presumably by an eyewitness.