Alfred Barnes papers
Scope and Content of the Collection
Seven letters from Alfred Barnes to sister Julia Barnes which discuss family matters, including the courtship and marriage of Barnes' mother and the conflicted feelings brother and sister share on this matter. Also discussed are friends and other family, Julia's move to Indiana, and a new job Alfred Barnes has taken in New York. In one letter Alfred Barnes discusses Julia's move, and the safety of her travelling alone.
- Creation: 1834-1838
- Barnes, Alfred (Person)
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The Alfred Barnes papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).
Ownership and Literary Rights
The Alfred Barnes papers are the physical property of the Newberry Library. Copyright may belong to the authors or their legal heirs or assigns. For permission to publish or reproduce any materials from this collection, contact the Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biography of Alfred Barnes
Little is known about Alfred Barnes and his sister Julia. He writes from Hartford, Connecticut and his letters seem to be from a religious man who is very close to his sister, who lived in both Northampton, Massachusetts and Evansville, Indiana.
0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Seven letters from Alfred Barnes of Hartford, Connecticut to his sister Julia Barnes of Northampton, Massachusetts and Evansville, Indiana. Letters discuss family news and personal business.
Materials arranged chronologically.
Collection Stack Location
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Lisa Janssen, 2010.
This inventory was created with the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this inventory do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
- Inventory of the Alfred Barnes papers, 1834-1838
- Lisa Janssen
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 2011-08-12: Revisions, additions, and updates were made.