Barns Family Records, 1884-1990 A&M.3066

Barns Family Records, 1884-1990 A&M.3066


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West Virginia and Regional History Center

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P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown, WV 26506-6069
URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu

Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center

Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.3066
Title
Barns Family Records1884-1990
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/717
Quantity
0.2 Linear Feet, Summary: 2 1/4 in. (1 folder, 1/4 in.); (1 framed photograph, 2 in.)
Creator
Barns Family
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
<language langcode="eng" encodinganalog="041">English</language>
Abstract
A framed lithograph of the James Barns residence in Cumberland Township, near Carmichaels, PA with an insert consisting of a drawing of the first successfully operating engine in Greene Co., ca. 1833, located in the Barns woolen factory on Muddy Creek, near Carmichaels, Pennsylvania. Included is an account by the donor about the Barns family of north central West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania. Mention is made of abolitionism, agricultural trends, James Barns, William Shinn Barns, George Brown, Madison College, the Methodist Episcopal Church, the Methodist Protestant Church, Asa Shinn, Uniontown, PA, Waitman T. Willey, and the woolen industry.

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Preferred Citation

A&M 3066, Barns Family Records, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Abolition of slavery
  • Agriculture
  • Barnes family
  • Barns, James.
  • Brown, George.
  • Churches -- Methodist Episcopal
  • Churches -- Methodist Protestant
  • Greene County (Pa.)
  • Mills and mill-work
  • Pennsylvania
  • Shinn, Asa, 1781-1853
  • Uniontown (Fayette County, Pa.)
  • Universities and colleges
  • Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Greene County (Pa.)
  • Pennsylvania
  • Uniontown (Fayette County, Pa.)