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Collection TitleMC 58 Barnhart GenealogyCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByDan Weaver
Date Completed:May 22, 2007
Extent.5 linear feet
Date Span1838-1980s

The Barnhart Genealogy Collection contains documents relating to the family.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Everyday family diary for the year 1870DiaryA0101
Envelope containing letter from Seymour Dexter to Mary Dexter, dated July 21, 1884LetterA0101
Envelope containing the enlistment and re-enlistment notices of Alvin Barnhart, who served in Company B, 1st Regiment of the New York Volunteer Calvary from the 25th day of September to the 8th day of January 1863, and from the 18th day of July 1863 to the 20th day of July 1865, dated November 6, 1896.DocumentsA0102
Book entitled "United States Army Infantry Tactics" owned by Alvin Barnhart, dated 1874BookA0103
Accordion Or Folding Door Hangers Pamphlet, The McCabe Hanger Manufacturing Co.PamphletA0104
"Directions For Using Your Soldering Iron"DocumentsA0105
Photograph of Josephine Barnhart and Gilbert C. Barnhart gravestone, Woodlawn CemetaryPhotographA0106
Photograph of Lucille Barnhart and Max Barnhart gravestone, Woodlawn CemetaryPhotographA0107
Letter from Edward J. Northrup to Mr. Barnhart, dated August 18, 1984, regarding Max, Lucille, and Martha Barnhart's cemetary recordsLetterA0108
Map of Woodlawn Cemetary showing nearby streets and significant plotsMapA0109
Contract, dated August 15, 1984, showing that Gilbert Barnhart agreed to purchase two grave markers from Edward J. Northrup Artistic Memorials for the sum of $762DocumentsA0110
Certificate showing that Lucy Barnhart purchased, for the sum of $75, lot E1/2 55 in Woodlawn Cemetary, from the Common Council of the City of Elmira, dated December 13, 1926DocumentsA0111
Notice indicating that the Cemetary Commissioners of Woodlawn Cemetary have recieved $75 from Mrs. Max Barnhart as a permanet trust fund for keeping in order lot E1/2 55, dated December 18, 1926DocumentsA0112
Letter from Edward J. Northrup to Gilbert Barnhart indicating that work is being done on the grave markers and that photos have been sent, dated October 26, 1984LetterA0113
Notebook with measurementsNotebookA0114
Book entitled "The Builder's Guide of Complete System of Architecture Illustrated by Sixty-Six Engravings Which Exhibit the Orders of Architecture And Other Elements of the Art Designed or the Particularly Of Carpenters and Joiners", by Asger Benjamin, dated 1838BookA02

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