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Barker Family Records

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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information

Subjects

Collection Overview +/-

Title: Barker Family Records
Dates: 1826-1967 (inclusive)
Collection Number: MS 152
Summary: .3 linear feet
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Address:
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1, Folder 1.: Letters
item 1.: Letter to William Stoneman of Iosepa, Skull Valley, Tooele, Utah from Harvey O. Alapu regarding money he owed to Stoneman. Dated December 20, 1903.
item 2.: Copy of letter from “Ralph” written to his sister. He descibes his military travels in China. Dated November 17, 1947.
item 3.: Letter to “Clarence and Maurine” from Lucile, daughter of Cecelia Sharp Barker. It expresses her appreciation of their account of her mother’s life in a biography. Dated January 20, 1967.
Box 1, Folder 2: Notebook, Poem
item 1.: Notebook of poetry by Cecelia Barker, n.d.
item 2.: Poem, “A Missionary’s Message” by Cecelia Barker, n.d.
Box 1, Folder 3: Genealogy
item 1.: Genealogy record for Cecelia Sharp Barker, dated September 12, 1928.
item 2.: Genealogy record for Cecelia Sharp Barker, n.d.
item 3.: Handwritten history of Jeanette Sharp Lenroot.
item 4.: Typed biography of Jeanette Sharp Lenroot.
item 5.: Handwritten piece of letter addressed to “Wayne” explaining notes made by one of Frederick Barker’s brothers, written by his son, n.d.
item 6.: Piece of a typewritten autobiography of a Barker family member, n.d.
Box 1, Folder 4: Musical Score
item 1.: “The Development of the American Flag" arranged by Lucile Barker. Based on ‘Famous Flags of America’ by N.R. Hughes” Two copies (second copy, page three incomplete.)
Box 1, Folder 5: History of Relief Society
item 1.: “The History of the 15th Ward Relief Society” typewritten. No author, n.d. Two copies.
Box 1, Folder 6: Funeral Program
item 1.: “The Passing of A Pioneer of ‘49. Simon Barker in His 91st Year.” Funeral program and biographical sketch of Simon Barker, 1826-1917.
Box 1, Folder 7: Funeral Program
item 1.: “Funeral Services of Frederick Ellis Barker, November 14, 1922 Salt Lake City, Utah.” Photocopy. Includes copy of an obituary in The Salt Lake Tribune.
Box 1, Folder 8: Funeral Program
item 1.: “Funeral Services for Frederick G. Barker”, January 4, 1946.
Box 1, Folder 9: Funderal Program
item 1.: “Funeral Services for George S. Barker”, September 3, 1895.
Box 1, Folder 10: Funderal Program
item 1.: “Funeral Services of Joseph Clyde Sharp”, September 25, 1914.

Content Description +/-

Correspondence, genealogy, funeral records, and poetry from the the family of Frederick E. Barker and his wife, Cecelia Sharp Barker, Utah. Records span in time from 1826-1967.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Open to public research.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

This collection is arrranged by subject group.

Acquisition Information:

Gift

Processing Note:

This collection was processed by a Special Collections processor.

Creator:

Barker,Frederick

Language:

Collection materials are in English.

Sponsor:

Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Quantity:

10 folders

Language of the Finding Aid:

Finding guide is in English in Latin script.

Author of the Finding Aid:

Sarah Langsdon

EAD Creation Date:

2011

Standard:

Finding aid based on DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard).

Subjects +/-

Subject Terms:

Family Records
Genealogy

Personal Names:

Barker, Frederick

Family Names:

Barker Family

Geographical Names:

Ogden, Utah

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