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Description
Papers of San Luis Obispo civic leader Grace E. Barneberg, comprised of correspondence, organizational records, legal documents, newspaper clippings, photographs, and ephemera. The collection documents her official activities as president of the Monday Club and activities in regional and statewide women's and service organizations, including the California State Hospital Libraries, San Luis Obispo Free Public Library, Board of Women's Prisons, San Luis Obispo Dental Clinic, San Luis Obispo Mitchell Park, County Health Center, and the Red Cross. Also included are Barneberg family records.
Background
Grace Elizabeth Barneberg was born in San Luis Obispo, California on September 24, 1876, the daughter of Sarah E. Barneberg (1857-1936) and John Wesley Barneberg (1851-1930). She attended San Luis Obispo High School, graduating in 1897. She received her A.B. in History from Stanford University in 1901 and a high school teaching credential from the University of California, Berkeley in 1902.
Extent
1 document box (.5 linear feet)
Restrictions
In order to reproduce, publish, broadcast, exhibit, and/or quote from this material, researchers must submit a written request and obtain formal permission from Special Collections, Cal Poly, as the owner of the physical collection.
Availability
Collection is open to qualified researchers by appointment only. For more information on access policies and to obtain a copy of the Researcher Registration form, please visit the Special Collections Access page.