Emma Byrnes Barnes Papers

MC 1112

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444
Email: specoll@uark.edu

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Lee Flowers, 2017.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Barnes, Emma Byrnes
Emma Byrnes Barnes Papers
Inclusive Dates
ca 1895-1950s
MC 1112
1.2 linear feet (1 box)
Materials are in English.
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

The papers were donated to the Special Collections Division by Elizabeth Byrnes Messner on March 8, 1991.

Processing Information

Processed by Vera Ekechukwu, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, August 1998.

Preferred Form of Citation

Emma Byrnes Barnes Papers MC 1112, Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Biographical Note

Emma Byrnes Barnes (1885-1976), University of Arkansas graduate, was house mother in Carnall Hall, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Arkansas, for 18 years before her retirement in 1950.

Scope and Content Note

The collection, comprising personal papers and memorabilia of Emma Byrnes Barnes and her daughter, Elizabeth Byrnes, University of Arkansas alumna, class of 1938, contains newspaper clippings pertaining to the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas; letters; term report card; AAUW yearbooks; 1900 Kappa Alpha reception and 1905 Sigma Alpha Epsilon banquet programs; personal portraits and group photographs; and other documents. It also contains the obituary announcement of A.M. Byrnes.

Arrangement of the Papers

These materials are arranged in chronological order in one box.

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection:

Box 1

Box 1 Folder 1

Emma Byrnes Barnes., undated

Box 1 Folder 2

Elizabeth Byrnes., undated

Box 1 Folder 3

A. M. Byrnes., undated

Box 1 Folder 4

Oversize photographs., undated


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