University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the William Henry Barnes Papers, 1847-1933



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Barnes, William Henry
Title: William Henry Barnes Papers
Dates: 1847-1933
Abstract: Papers document the life of Barnes, county clerk and county surveyor of Kaufman County, Texas, and Confederate officer in the Civil War. Included is material relating to his ancestors and descendants and many photographs of the family and others.
Accession No.: OCLC number 22711811
Extent: 10 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Barnes was county clerk and county surveyor of Kaufman County, Texas, and Confederate officer in the Civil War.


Scope and Contents

Included is material relating to his ancestors and descendants and many photographs of the family and others. Photographs, correspondence, diary, deeds, genealogy, albums arranged chronologically or by subject.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects
Barnes, William Henry, 1830-1900--Archives.
Barnes family.
Craighead family.
Fariss family.
Stills family.
Confederate States of America. Army. Cavalry. Texas Partisan Regiment, 1st.
Land titles--Texas.
Kaufman County (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Slavery--Texas--Civil War.
Texas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Henry Barnes Papers, 1847-1933, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3E138 Papers
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2.325/V60 Oversize documents
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3S18 Photographs
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3T3 Cased Photographs
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3E167 Ledger