Rogers Memorial Collection: John Barnett papers
- Majority of material found within 1823-1865
Conditions Governing Access
This series is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.
Extent3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Biographical / Historical
Barnett married Eliza E. Lindley in 1837, and had six children who survived to adulthood: Domenico Dragonetti Barnett (1841-1911); Rosamund Liszt Marie Francillon (1841-1910), wife of R.E. (Robert Edward) Francillon; Clara Kathleen Rogers (1844-1931), wife of Henry Munroe Rogers; Julius Lindley Barnett (1846-); Eugene Barnett (1853-1905); and Reginald Barnett (1853-1922).
- A: Correspondence with John Barnett
- B: Compositions by John Barnett
- C: Compositions by others
- D: Diaries
- E: Biographical miscellany
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The core of the collection arrived in 1930, but Henry Munroe Rogers continued to add material informally through at least 1936.
Correspondence and other records relating to the estates of John and Eliza Barnett can be found in the Henry Munroe Rogers Papers, MS Thr 470 (88) - (667), items (100) and (103); and in Series III, items (615) to (617). Letters from John Barnett to his daughter can be found in the Henry Munroe Rogers Papers, MS Thr 470 (88) - (667), item (102); and the Clara Kathleen Rogers Papers, MS Thr 470 (668) - (877), item (671).
- Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937, collector. Rogers Memorial Collection: John Barnett papers, 1818-1889: Guide.
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- EAD ID
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