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Barney Family. Papers, 1873 - 1959. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1375.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1375

Overview

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.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1862 - 1977

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

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.

Extent

5.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bernita Barney Cummiskey donated this collection in November 1978.

Creator

Title
Barney Family. Papers, 1873 - 1959. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1375.
Status
Completed
Author
Karyn Nester processed this collection
Date
1988-10
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Southern Minnesota Historical Center Repository

Contact:
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Memorial Library
PO Box 8419
Mankato MN 56002-8419 US
507-389-1029