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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Barney Family. Papers, 1873 - 1959.
MSU Archives Collection 1375



Barney Family. Papers, 1873 - 1959. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1375. 1/2 hollinger, .21 cubic feet.

Abstract:

This collection consists of items pertaining to the Barney family of Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Genealogical information about the Barney family, a scrapbook, family correspondence, newspapers, and reminiscences about the Barney family homestead near Good Thunder, Minnesota are all part of the collection. Members of the Barney family were among the early pioneers in Blue Earth County. The scrapbook of Asa Barney, who was witness to events during the 1862 Dakota Conflict, and the subsequent hangings, are part of the collection.

Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Collection Citation:

Barney Family. Papers, 1873 - 1959. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1375, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Bernita Barney Cummiskey donated this collection in November 1978.

Processed By:

Karyn Nester processed this collection in October 1988. Finding aid revised by Robert Russell February 2001.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about the Barney family available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Barney family.
Minnesota-Genealogy.
Dakota Indians-Wars, 1862 - 1865.
Blue Earth County (Minn.)-History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1375

Box

Folder

Correspondence and miscellaneous papers, undated and 1862 – 1950

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1

Family record, undated

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2

Newspapers, 1905 – 1938

Oversize

 

Photocopies of article by Fanny Armstrong, 1959

1

3

Photocopy of Barney family genealogy and family record, 1977

1

4

Scrapbook of A.C. Barney, ca. 1900 – 1928

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