William B. Barnes

William B. Barnes
May 1966
2 folders

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Finding Aid: Edythe Huffman, January 2013

Biographical Note:

William B. Barnes, born about 1908, was the Assistant Director of the Division of Fish and Game, Indiana Department of Natural Resources in 1966.  A native of Delaware, Barnes came to Indiana as a camp forester through the CCC program. It was here in Indiana where William met his wife Cecilla Rose Doyle. The couple married in her hometown of Loogootee, Indiana in 1938. The couple had three children: Bill Jr., John, and Phil. The following year, Barnes began his career with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources in 1939. William B. Barnes died November 12, 2007 at the age of 99.


Information Found within Collection
Kuhler Funeral Home obituary. 

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of 2 folders, both relating to the history of Fish and Game laws in Indiana. Folder 1 contains of 2 typewritten onionskin pages, “The Story of Fish and Game Laws:, 1 photocopied page of a carbon copy, “Kankakee State and Fish Game Area and 1 copy of the History of Fish and Game in Indiana (27 pages), dated May 1966, text “submitted for booklet to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Forestry and Conservation at Purdue University” on the title page.  This document is a mix of typed pages, typewritten onionskin copies and photocopies.  There is another document, entitled “Wildlife Instruction and research in Department of Forestry and Conservation”, 10 pages, with 2 pages of course information with numbers of juniors and seniors and total undergraduates. Folder 2 is one complete copy of everything in folder 2 within the binder.

Photocopy Policy:

Manuscript material CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in its entirety. Photocopies and/or digital reproductions (i.e. scans, digital photographs) cannot exceed 25% of a COLLECTION or FOLDER within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Please check with the Manuscript Librarian for possible alternatives.

Collection Inventory

Folder and Item Listing:

Folder 1.  History of Fish and Game in Indiana

undated The Story of Fish and Game Laws
undated Kankakee State & Game Area
May 1966 History of Fish and Game in Indiana

Folder 2.  History of Fish and Game in Indiana (c. 2)

May 1966 History of Fish and Game in Indiana

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 2 folders
Collection Dates: May 1966
Provenance:  William B. Barnes?, 5/29/1979
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
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