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Mary Downing Barnes papers, 1890-1898.
BANC MSS C-R 5 oversize folder; BANC MSS C-R 5 BOX.1; BANC MSS C-R 5 CARTON 1; BANC MSS C-R 5; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Mary Downing Barnes papers, 1890-1898

Creator/Contributor:

Barnes, Mary Sheldon, 1850-1898, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Sherman, Edwin A. (Edwin Allen), 1829-1914, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

CaballerĂ­a y Collell, Juan, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Doyle, John T. (John Thomas), 1819-1906, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Fitzmaurice-Kelly, James, 1858-1923, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Gates, Mary J., correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Rice, Archie Birmingham, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Rust, Horatio Nelson, 1828-1906, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Savage, Thomas, 1823-, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Schallenberger, Moses, 1826-1909, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Thomas, Cyrus, 1825-1910, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Victor, Frances Fuller, 1826-1902, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Ord, James L., 1820-1898, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Eells, Myron, 1843-1907, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Clarke, S. A. (Samuel Asahel), 1827-1909, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology,, correspondent.

Abstract:

Correspondence concerning her historical research, including letters from Hubert Howe Bancroft and others on his staff; notes and manuscripts of some of her writings on Indians and western history; newspaper clippings and articles; some reports written by her students at Stanford University; course materials for courses taught at Stanford; miscellaneous pictorial material; index cards (bibliography and address cards, with additional notes re some of her correspondents); contour map of Indian burial mount at Castro Station, Calif. (1893).
Collection also includes: 2 letters to Earl Barnes, Mary's husband, one of which is from John Thomas Doyle; 4 letters to David Starr Jordan, President of Stanford University, from various individuals, including Edwin Allen Sherman; 2 letters to Prof. Walter Miller from Josephine D. Johnson; 1 letter from Will Sparks to Archie Rice; letter (contemporary copy) from Dr. W. J. Hall to Mrs. Hall, Pyong Yang [Korea], Oct. 8, 1894, containing descriptions of scenes of the Chinese-Japanese War which he had witnessed in his trip from Seoul to Pyon Yang. [From internal evidence it seems likely that Dr. Hall was a Christian missionary.].

Date:

1853 (issued)

Subject:

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Barnes, Mary Sheldon -- 1850-1898 -- Archives
Barnes, Earl -- 1861-1935
Jordan, David Starr -- 1851-1931
Bancroft Library.
Stanford University -- Faculty
Indians of North America -- California -- Antiquities
Women historians -- California
Women college teachers -- California
Sino-Japanese War, 1894-1895 -- Personal narratives, American

Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Mary Downing Barnes papers, BANC MSS C-R 5, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Some pictorial material (photo prints and a watercolor) were transferred to the Pictorial Collection of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1991.013--PIC).
In English.

Type:

Photographs.

Physical Description:

print
1 carton, 1 box, 1 oversize folder.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-R 5 oversize folder
BANC MSS C-R 5 BOX.1
BANC MSS C-R 5 CARTON 1
BANC MSS C-R 5
BANC MSS C-R 5

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF SITE: Advance notice required for use.