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A Guide to the Raymond Barnes Manuscripts

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Barnes, Raymond Manuscripts.pdf

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Title

A Guide to the Raymond Barnes Manuscripts

Description

The Raymond Barnes Manuscript Collection consists of Barnes’ research notes and drafts used to compile "A History of Roanoke". Also included are several personal items, including a journal kept by Barnes in 1966, a journal kept by Barnes’ brother, Albert, in 1923 and Barnes’ address book. Notebooks are arranged chronologically by the time period covered in each. Notebooks containing Section I of A History of Roanoke document the valley prior to its settlement as Big Lick and are not strictly in order by year. Notebooks in Section II begin with 1882 and continue through 1940, with missing years noted in the container list. When published, Barnes chose to leave some names of individuals involved in scandals out of A History of Roanoke; however he includes these names in his notes. One folder at the end of the collection includes several notebooks that seem to relate to other research Barnes compiled separate from his book.

Creator

Roanoke Public Libraries

Publisher

Roanoke Public Libraries

Format

pdf

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Text

Identifier

BarnesRaymondManuscripts

Citation

Roanoke Public Libraries, “A Guide to the Raymond Barnes Manuscripts,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed August 19, 2019, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/BarnesRaymondManuscripts.

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