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The Helen Barnette series is complete!

Friday, November 2, 2012 1:39 pm

Helen Barnette

You may remember another post about Henlee Barnette’s Correspondence series being complete. Well, we have now updated the finding aid to include his second wife, Helen Barnette’s (née Poarch), papers. Henlee Barnette’s first wife died, leaving him with two young sons. He later married Helen and they added a girl and boy to the family.

Helen Barnette is well represented in the previously processed correspondence of her husband, but her series of materials illustrates her achievements in education. She was a well educated and well respected member of the Baptist community. Her series will be an asset to researchers.

Comments

  1. Excellent finding aid. Its so interesting what we have up there on the 6th floor.

  2. Job well done-thank you for your fastidious work on all the collections you’ve processed.


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