Joseph Henry Barrier Papers

MSS. COLL. #59


Title: Joseph Henry Barrier Papers

Dates: ca. 1917 – 1919

Quantity: 1 box

Types of Material: printed pamphlets, manuals, postcards and certificates; military documents; literary; photos

Accession Numbers: 1971.100.29-37; 1977.10.8; 1977.80.2-9

Brief Description: This collection consists primarily of the World War I related materials of Capt. Joseph H. Barrier, who was a member of the U.S. Army’s 1st Corps Artillery Park. Following the war Barrier became a Vice-President of Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Co.
Materials include: pamphlets and manuals associated with World War I, including General Pershing’s Story (1919) and Brief History of the First Corps Artillery Park, 1918-1919 (n.d.); a certificate appointing Barrier captain (1917); Barrier’s discharge papers (1919); Barrier’s notes for motor transport school (1918); souvenir photo books of the Rhine River (ca. 1919); souvenir postcard books illustrating World War I battle sites such as the Somme (ca. 1919); a photo of the troop transport ship U.S.S. Artemis (1919?); and a photo of Barrier and other U.S. troops marching in Newport News, Va. (1919?).

Major Names/Subjects: Barrier, Joseph H., Capt.
1st Corps Artillery Park
Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948
World War I, 1914-1918

Date Surveyed: 9/3/1996