2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Barry, J. Neilson (John Neilson), 1870-1961.

  1. J. Neilson Barry manuscript maps collection tracing the exploration of Lewis and Clark in the Pacific Northwest

    chiefly manuscript maps and manuscripts ; 2 containers ; 16 folders . -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    J. Neilson Barry was a researcher and prolific early writer of Pacific Northwest History. Barry was born in 1870, and little is known about his early life. Barry was a trained Episcopal priest, but he retired early to dedicate himself to historical research. Through the twenties and forties, he wrote more than fifty articles and research briefs for the Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming historical...

  2. William J. Ghent papers, 1876-1942

    15,000 items ; 48 containers ; 19.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Author and journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, subject files, photographs, clippings, and printed material relating to Ghent's writings on the West and the socialist movement in the U.S. Includes biographical sketches appearing in the Dictionary of American Biography and articles and book reviews appearing in trade journals. Also includes diaries of Edward Settle...