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Guide to the Barriner Family Papers, 1921-1941

Abstract

Barriner family of Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Brothers Clyde Barriner and Woodrow Barriner were members of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).

Collection includes letters chiefly sent to Sarah Barriner of Poplar Bluff, Mo., from her children and relatives. Letters from her son Woodrow Barriner describe daily activities and camp life in Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 1727 near Powers, Or., from 1933-1934. Also included are letters from Clyde Barriner in Van Buren, Mo.; from Esther Payne in Sumter, S.C., 1940-1941; from Minnie Hanson of Piedmont, Mo.; and from Opal Hill. Family letters typically discuss social life in customs and hardships caused by the Great Depression.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Barriner family.
Title
Barriner Family papers 1921-1941
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.4 Linear Feet, 120 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection includes letters chiefly sent to Sarah Barriner of Poplar Bluff, Mo., from her children and relatives. Letters from her son Woodrow Barriner describe daily activities and camp life in Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 1727 near Powers, Or., from 1933-1934. Also included are letters from Clyde Barriner in Van Buren, Mo.; from Esther Payne in Sumter, S.C., 1940-1941; from Minnie Hanson of Piedmont, Mo.; and from Opal Hill. Family letters typically discuss social life in customs and hardships caused by the Great Depression.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, 1921-1933
Box 1
Correspondence, 1934-1935
Box 1
Correspondence, 1935-1941
Box 1
Correspondence, sketches, and greeting cards, 1941-undated
Box 1

Historical Note

Barriner family of Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Brothers Clyde Barriner and Woodrow Barriner were members of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Barriner Family Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The Barriner Family Papers were acquired by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase with the Flowers Fund in August 1993.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library Staff

Encoded by Noah Huffman, February 2010

Accession 1993-0240 is described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.