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Charles R. Barnes papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 42, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSF 25

Scope and Contents

This collection contains two folders with articles written by Charles Barnes, one letter and a book by Barnes.


  • 1882 - 1886


Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

This collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Portions of material in this collection are in the public domain. Other material copyrights held by Purdue University or original creator. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

Charles Reid Barnes was born in Madison, Indiana, on September 7, 1858. He graduated from Hanover College in 1877 and afterward studied at Harvard University. After teaching in the public schools he became a professor of Botany at Purdue University in 1882. Barnes left for the University of Wisconsin in 1887 and spent eleven years there developing and maintaining a vigorous Department of Botany. In 1898 he became a professor of plant physiology at the University of Chicago. Barnes died from an accidental fall on February 24, 1910.
Source: Botanical Gazette, Vol. 49, No. 5 (May, 1910):, pp. 321-324.


0.075 Cubic Feet (Three folders)


Collection materials are organized chronologically.

Processing Information

Material has been placed into acid-free folder and box.
Charles R. Barnes papers
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Amanda Rumba and Mary A. Sego
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Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description first completed 2008-11-30 by Mary Sego.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-03: Collection description updated by Amanda Rumba to more fully meet standards.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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