Hometown Legend

Stringfellow Barr

(January 15, 1897 – February 3, 1982)

Born in Suffolk, Virginia, Barr was a historian, author, and former president of St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland, where he, together with Scott Buchanan, instituted the Great Books curriculum.

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