Barns, William D.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1873
Overview Papers of an agricultural economics professor at West Virginia University, including correspondence, reprints and manuscripts of articles, lecture and research notes, diaries of trips, personal ledgers, pictures, and broadsides. Subjects include Monongalia County Historical Society; wildlife; collecting trips to Canada, Alaska, Labrador, and South Africa; agriculture; genealogy of the Dadisman family; and camel transportation in the U.S. Correspondents include Charles H. Ambler, Nelle Ammons,...
Collection Number: A&M.2050
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, financial records, and minutes of the West Virginia Centennial Commission from 1958-1964. This material was obtained for the Library by Festus P. Summers, commission member. Much of Dr. Summers' personal correspondence as a commission member is included. Correspondents include Don Crislip, Cecil H. Underwood, P.H. Price, Lyndon B. Johnson, Philip Conley, William D. Barns, Ross B. Johnson, Festus P. Summers, Robert L. Hogg, George More, Frances Krauskopf, Donovan Bond,...
Collection Number: A&M.3102
Overview Files of the West Virginia Historical Association of College and University Teachers including constitutions, publications, minutes, reports, lists and an organizational history by William D. Barns. The association functioned as a lobby to the state legislature on issues concerning professional historians, particularly legislation regarding the disposition of archival documents. The association also served as a support group for historians in the state by sponsoring seminars, encouraging the...
William D. Barns, Author, Historical Narrative Regarding History Professors Callahan, Ambler, Chitwood, and Shortridge
Collection Number: A&M.4331
Scope and Contents Historical narrative about West Virginia University history professors James Morton Callahan, Charles Henry Ambler, Oliver Perry Chitwood, and Wilson Porter Shortridge, authored by William D. Barns and given as a speech to the History Club and Phi Alpha Theta at West Virginia University on November 20, 1974. Includes one photocopy of the handwritten speech and one typescript transcription.
Collection Number: A&M.3279
Overview Dr. William D. Barns (1917-1991) was a professor of history at West Virginia University from 1940 to 1985. His fields of specialization were American agriculture and labor history, West Virginia and regional history, American economic history, and the United States since 1860. The material has been divided into three main sections of archives, books, and periodicals, and described to the box level. The contents of this collection were created or collected by Dr. William D. Barns and Mrs....
Dates: ca. 1842-1995; Majority of material found in 1940-1985
Collection Number: A&M.3152
Overview Collection consists of family history manuscripts, academic files, and publications of William D. Barns, professor of history at West Virginia University and founding member of the West Virginia Historical Association.