Frank Arthur Barton Papers,1887-1922

Collection Number: 33-2-448

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Frank Arthur Barton papers, 1887-1922.
Collection Number:
33-2-448
Creator:
Frank Arthur Barton, 1869-1921.
Quantity:
1.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, pamphlets, notes, reports, and military documents.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence and pamphlets concerning Barton's appointment as professor of military science at Cornell, alumni activities, the Boy Scouts, the R.O.T.C. program, Delta Upsilon Fraternity, and Cornell University's Semi-Centennial Celebration. Included are photographs of Barton, his family, and R.O.T.C. students, and Barton's Senior Ball medal (1891). Also, documents related to Barton's military service in the Philippines (1901-1902).
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Frank Barton was an army officer and professor of military science at Cornell University.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence and pamphlets concerning Barton's appointment at Cornell, alumni activities, the Boy Scouts, the R.O.T.C. program, Delta Upsilon Fraternity, and Cornell University's Semi-Centennial Celebration. Included are photographs of Barton, his family, and R.O.T.C. students, and Barton's Senior Ball medal (1891). Also, three ms. reports by Barton as a 1st Lieutenant in the Philippines, Jan. 22 and April 24, 1900, about patrol actions, and, as a captain, a research paper at the Army Staff College, 1912; letter from Andrew Dickson White, 1907; four letters from Barton's father, 1896; U. S. Army documents relating to issues of supplies and rations to Barton's company in the Philippines, 1901-1902; and notes on lectures at the military college.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Barton, Frank Arthur, 1869-1921.
Boy Scouts of America.
Cornell University--Alumni and alumnae.
Cornell University--Anniversaries.
Cornell University--Faculty.
Cornell University--Students.
Delta Upsilon Fraternity.
United States.Army.Reserve Officers' Training Corps.
United States.Army.

Subjects:
College students.
Military education.
College teachers.

Places:
Philippines--History--1898-1946.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Frank Arthur Barton papers, #33-2-448. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Papers - includes invitation and program for Theodore Roosevelt's inauguration
Box 2-3
Papers
Box 4
Manuscript reports, letters, notes, army documents relating to issue of supplies and rations
1896-1912
Mu. 892
Barton's Senior Ball medal
1891