Finding aid for the John Barr Papers


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Barr, John
Title: John Barr Papers
Dates: 1842-1873
Extent: 0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: John Barr was a prominent resident of Cleveland, Ohio, and officer of various literary and historical organizations. The collection consists of letters addressed to Barr in answer to his solicitations for information concerning the first settlers in, and the early history of, Cleveland and the Western Reserve; together with Barr's reminiscences of Wooster, Ohio, ca. 1873. Correspondents include John Ackley, Amzi Atwater, D.H. Beardsley, Gilman Bryant, Lewis Cass, N. Crookshank, Oliver Culver, D.C. Doan, Thomas Goodman, Julius C. Huntington, Alfred Kelley, and Stanton Sholes.
MS Number MS 0759
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English