Guide to the E. Richard Barnes Papers

Finding Aid Authors: Jennifer Hollander.
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2008-10-02
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Guide to the E. Richard Barnes Papers 1964/1972

Special Collections & University Archives

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: E. Richard Barnes Papers
Dates: 1964-1972
Identification: MS-0071
Creator: Barnes, E. Richard, 1906-1985
Physical Description: 2.83 linear ft
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
Phone: 619-594-6791

Biographical Information:

E. Richard Barnes was born January 1, 1906 in Minnesota. A retired Navy Captain, Barnes moved to California in 1943. He was elected to the California State Assembly in 1962 as a representative of San Diego's 78th District. During his ten years in the legislature, Barnes served as the Chairman of the Committee on Retirement Systems and was a member of the Committee on Ways and Means and Natural Resources. He was also known for his outspoken opposition to President Nixon's trip to China in 1971. Barnes, a Republican, supported capital punishment and the abolition of the federal income taxes. He lost his bid for reelection in 1972.
Barnes died at age 75 in August of 1985 at his home in El Cajon, CA.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Personal Papers

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Identification of item, folder title, box number, E. Richard Barnes Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Scope and Contents

The E. Richard Barnes Collection dates from 1964-1972.  It consists solely of paper records.  Included in this collection are reports, correspondence, press releases and information sheets relating to Barnes' work as a member of the Natural Resources, Planning and Public Works Committee.  Also included are bill files and press releases on topics such as education, the military, the fishing industry, and public administration.  There is no filing order.

Detailed List of Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Natural Resources Planning & Public Works Committee Meeting May 19, 1967

Box 1, Folder 2

Natural Resources Planning & Public Works Committee Meeting May 25, 1967

Box 1, Folder 3

Additional Statements, etc. re. July 13-15 Arcata Hearing on Recreation Planning and Management

Box 1, Folder 4

Arcata- Recreation Planning and Management July 13-15, 1966

Box 1, Folder 5

Arcata- Recreation Planning and Management July 13-15, 1966

Box 1, Folder 6

Recreation Planning and Management- Fresno July 21-22, 1966

Box 1, Folder 7

Recreation Planning and Management- Fresno July 21, 1966

Box 1, Folder 8

Recreation Planning and Management- Fresno July 21-22, 1966

Box 1, Folder 9

Lake Tahoe Plan

Box 1, Folder 10

Lake Tahoe Plan

Box 1, Folder 11

Natural Resources Planning & Public Works Committee Meeting/ Recreational Boating- San Diego December 14-15, 1967

Box 1, Folder 12

Honorable E. Richard Barnes

Box 1, Folder 13

Beautification of the Capitol Mall- Sacramento October 28, 1966

Box 2, Folder 1

LP 159: 389, Legislative-Assembly-Assemblymen, Bill Files, AB 1621-AB 1669 1972

Box 2, Folder 2

LP 159: 387, Legislative-Assembly-Assemblymen, Bill Files, AB 94-AB 339 1972

Box 2, Folder 3

LP 159: 386, Legislative-Assembly-Assemblymen, Bill Files, AB 889 1967

Box 3, Folder 1

LP 159: 388, Legislative-Assembly-Assemblymen, Bill Files, AB 389-AB 823 1972

Box 3, Folder 2

LP 159: 390, Legislative-Assembly-Assemblymen, Bill Files, AB 1673-AB 1913 1972

Box 3, Folder 3

LP 159: 391, Legislative-Assembly-Assemblymen, Bill Files, ACA 21-ACA 47 1972

Box 3, Folder 4

LP 159: 392, Legislative-Assembly-Assemblymen, Press Releases 1967-72