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Edward Barton

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3779
Materials relating to the Edward Barton and family include information about Michigan Fiber-Optic Cable Litigation, ca. 2004; information on sheep farming and 4-H; Plainwell School reunion information, 1950s-2000s; brochure with recipes from the Red Brick Inn, Plainwell, Michigan, 1940s-1950s. Edward Barton family correspondence and photographs both color and black-and-white. Parent Education Club and Michigan Mother's Manuel, 1940s-1950s.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1940-2015

Creator

Physical Description

The collection is composed of materials relating to the Barton family. The photographs range in size and age. One of the photos has been placed in the large photo collection. The photographs are in good condition. The coloring is vibrant and dark. Some of the photos are in black and white. The majority of the documents are in good condition. Some of the page edges have begun to wear. The newspaper clippings have been photocopied. The Red Brick Inn information is in good condition although some of the materials have faded.

Extent

1 boxes

Physical Description

The collection is composed of materials relating to the Barton family. The photographs range in size and age. One of the photos has been placed in the large photo collection. The photographs are in good condition. The coloring is vibrant and dark. Some of the photos are in black and white. The majority of the documents are in good condition. Some of the page edges have begun to wear. The newspaper clippings have been photocopied. The Red Brick Inn information is in good condition although some of the materials have faded.

Provenance

The collection is composed of photos, magazine articles and materials relating to the Red Brick Inn, Jaycees, sheep farming, 4-h and other facets of Edward Barton’s life. The collection is one cubic foot.
Related Susanne Barton Cooper Collection A-3544
Title
Edward Barton Finding Aid
Status
completed
Author
Maria Smith
Date
Undated
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository

Contact:
Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US
(269) 387-8490