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The Resource Henry A. Barnhart collection

Henry A. Barnhart collection

Label
Henry A. Barnhart collection, 1866-1965
Title
Henry A. Barnhart collection
Inclusive dates
1866-1965
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection consists primarily of Barnhart's business and political correspondence, including his correspondence as owner of the Rochester Sentinel regarding operational costs, advertising, paper's editorials and news stories, and the Northern Indiana Editorial Association (1890s-1906); his correspondence as president of the Rochester Telephone Company regarding operational costs, rates and regulations of the telephone industry, employee relations, and the work of the Indiana Telephone association and the National Telepone Association (1906-1934); and his political correspondence, principally his Congressional letters to and from constituents dealing with local politics, political appointments, and national issues such as the war in Europe, the National Security League, and women's suffrage. Also included are Barnharts's speeches on politics and Democratic principles; personal correspondence and family documents; his scrapbooks and mementos; and two manuscript humor newspapers (1881). Correspondents include John A.M. Adair, W.A. Banta, Winfield T. Durbin, Benjamin F. Shively, John B. Stoll, and J.M. Studebaker
Biographical or historical data
Henry A. Barnhart was born near Twelve Mile, Cass County, Indiana on September 11, 1858. Barnhart attended the common schools, Amboy Academy, and Wabash Normal Training School. Barnhart worked as a teacher, farmer, and surveyor of Fulton County, Indiana, 1885-1887. Additionally, Barnhart worked as a newspaper publisher, businessman, director of the United States Bank Trust Company, director of Indiana State Prison 1893. Barnhart was elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Abram L. Brick. He was reelected to the Sixty-first and to the four succeeding Congresses (November 3, 1908-March 3, 1919), and was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Sixty-sixth Congress in 1918. Henry Barnhart died on March 26, 1934, in Rochester, Indiana; interment in the Mausoleum, Rochester, Indiana.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/compilercom
4hDvzCVod58
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1858-1934
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Barnhart, Henry A.
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  • Advertising, Newspaper
  • American newspapers
  • American newspapers
  • Newspaper publishing
  • Editorials
  • Operational readiness (Military science)
  • Telephone
  • Telephone companies
  • Telephone companies
  • Telephone companies
  • Women
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Indiana
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Adair, John A. M.
  • Durbin, Winfield T.
  • Shively, Benjamin F.
  • Stoll, John B
  • Studebaker, J. M.
  • Indiana Telephone Association
  • National Security League
  • National Independent Telephone Association (U.S.)
  • Northern Indiana Editorial Association
  • Rochester Telephone Company (Rochester, Ind.)
Label
Henry A. Barnhart collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/741
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2014/07/15 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid created 2014/07/22 by Brent Abercrombie
Arrangement
Arranged in the following series: Series 1: Series Personal papers, 1866-1965, undated Series 2: Series Speeches, 1880-1936, undated Series 3: Series Subject files, 1891-1936, undated
Control code
17537269
Extent
6.5 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Lccn
91797903
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Hugh Barnett on 1965/09/29.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28422488
  • (OCoLC)28422488
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
13 manuscript boxes
Label
Henry A. Barnhart collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/741
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2014/07/15 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid created 2014/07/22 by Brent Abercrombie
Arrangement
Arranged in the following series: Series 1: Series Personal papers, 1866-1965, undated Series 2: Series Speeches, 1880-1936, undated Series 3: Series Subject files, 1891-1936, undated
Control code
17537269
Extent
6.5 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Lccn
91797903
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Hugh Barnett on 1965/09/29.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28422488
  • (OCoLC)28422488
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
13 manuscript boxes

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