Yates Middleton Barber attended the William & Mary in approximately 1904-1906. Barber was from Sharp's, Virginia. Information about Barber's activities as a student, including being a member of the football team, is available in the Colonial Echo yearbooks. According to researcher, Barber attended the U.S. Military Academy after leaving the College of William & Mary and his father was Philip Yates Barber.
- Colonial Echo, 1905, 1906