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Collection Number: A&M.0970
Overview Diary of school teacher Bernie Hodges (later Mrs. John S. Barns; born June 23, 1873, died February 1, 1930), January 1 to June 18, 1893, regarding teaching, giving music lessons, visiting relatives, and riding horses, among other activities; there are also entries regarding a trip by boat from the [Burning] Springs to Parkersburg, and by train to Clarksburg and Buckhannon, and her decision to move to Ritchie County. There is also a shield-shaped metal insignia badge for Sergeant Thomas Rufus...
Collection Number: A&M.3748
Scope and Contents Includes family history files, photographs, and other material collected and compiled by William D. Barns. Family history files include extensive notes encompassing the Pennsylvania branch of the Barns family, including notes of interviews with his mother and father, and from secondary sources. There are also notes regarding the Williams family. The few photographs in this collection mostly regard the Barns family, and the history of education in Uniontown and Fayette County, Pennsylvania.
Dates: ca. 1885-1980