The Claude T. Barnes Collection was bought by Weber State University. This collection contains letters written to Claude Barnes while he was attending college and while he served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint in England. The letters have a wide range of authors. Some are from his family, such as his mother, father, sisters and nephew. Most are from female acquaintances he corresponded with here in Utah. Of special interest are the letters from his wife. They date from before their marriage as well as after. Other correspondence of special interest are the letters between Mr. Barnes and a Miss Jennie Smoot to Claude Barnes as well as from Claude to Jennie Smoot. Biographical information can be received from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints genealogical records as well as the Salt Lake City Tribune obituaries, May 2 1968.; This collection is arranged in chronological order.; Claude T. Barnes Personal Correspondence; Claude T. Barnes Personal Correspondence; Claude T. Barnes Personal Correspondence; Claude T. Barnes Personal Correspondence; Fd 1 Letters from Ida Apflelbeck a missionary friend serving in Germany; Fd 2 Letters from Arnold Barnes, Claude�s nephew entailing the details of what has been going on at home.; Fd 3 Letters from Claude to Jennie Smoot; Fd 4 Letters from his mother; Fd 5 Letters from his father; Fd 6 Letters from sister Mammie; Fd 7 Letters from a family member about little Russel having diphtheria; Fd 8 Letters from a lady friend Elsie Bellwood; Fd 9 Letters from Emmie Bird, asking him to call, then a letter about him and her sister getting together behind her back.; Fd 10 Letter from Fannie Bird about meeting secretly while they are in England; Fd 11 Letters from a sister, last name Blood; Fd 12 Letter from an old friend, Lorretta Brown, reminiscing about old time; Fd 13 Letter from Flo Christensen; Fd 14 Letter from Frank Gailey about what Claude should see while he is in England and about ailing Grandma; Fd 16 Letter from Pearl Herrick; Fd 17 Letter from Bertha Hillstead inviting him to a Halloween party; Fd 18 A note from Reba Hurston professing her love; Fd 19 Letters from Ed Jewell, a friend, the two are competing for a girl, Grace; Fd 20 Letter from Florence Johnston; Fd 1 Letters from Annie Knowlton, or as Claude called her, Nan, 1901; Fd 2 Letters from Nan, 1902; Fd 3 Letters from Nan, 1903; Fd 4 Letters from Nan, 1904; Fd 5 Letters from Nan, 1905, relationship changes from sweethearts to husband and wife.; Fd 6 Letters from Nan, 1906; Fd 1 From Annie M. In French, untranslated; Fd 2 Letter about Gracie Trout, from Emilie Martin; Fd 3 Letter from friend, Gerald Pack; Fd 4 Letters from cousin Ruby Phillips; Fd 5 Letter from a F. Ruffell about meeting on Saturday; Fd 6 Jane S. Hard to read; Fd 7 Friend Maude Salisbury writing about Colorado; Fd 8 F. Schwartz, a friend in Paris; Fd 9 An old friend Ethel May Shepherd writes in 1906 and 1971; Fd 10 Jennie Smoot letters to Claude; Fd 11 May Soule, an acquaintance at first but later friends; Fd 12 William Stewart, relation unknown; Fd 13 Christina Watson �Chrissie� letters include a photo; Fd 14 Lorena Willey writes about her and Claude flirting with one another; Fd 1 Annie writes about boys and school; Fd 2 Annie his sister writes about life at home; Fd 3 Annye, a girl who professes her love for Claude; Fd 4 Beth �Lizzie� Claudes sister also writes about life at home; Fd 5 Camilla describes what has been happening in her life; Fd 6 Letter from Clara; Fd 7 Letter from Ethel; Fd 8 Letter from Ethel Dyer or Llyer, last name hard to make out; Fd 9 Letter from a friend named Flo; Fd 10 A friend Elsie; Fd 11 Another friend, Elsie; Fd 12 George, a friend who is on a mission in California writes about the people and scenery; Fd 13 Claude�s nephew George writes to Claude; Fd 14 Letters from Grace, one of the many girls who Claude dated and had waiting for him; Fd 15 Letter from Hattie, a friend of Jennie Smoot; Fd 16 Letters from his sister Hazel; Fd 17 Letters from his sister Maude; Fd 18 A good friend Myrtle writes about all the gossip; Fd 19 Letters from Nancy; Fd 20 Letter from Rene; Fd 21 Letters from brother, Royal about Mom and Dad, and life at home; Fd 22 Letters from Ruby, a friend; Fd 23 Letter from Virtue; Fd 24 Letter from Alice 1899; Fd 25 Unknown letters consist of ineligible names, partial letters and ineligible writing; Fd 26 Letters to Alice from Gene, relation to Claude believed to be friends of his; Fd 27 Letter to Alice from Mary relation to Claude believed to be his friends; Fd 28 Letter to Gerald Gray from Elsie Bellwood relation to Claude believed to be his friends
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