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Thomas C. Barton Jr. Papers

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
archives@handleyregional.org
www.handleyregional.org

309 WFCHS

Inventory created by Archives Staff 05/1984. Last revised 06/2018.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.

USE RESTRICTIONS: Restrictions may apply concerning the use, photoduplication, or publication of items in this collection. Consult a member of the archives staff for information concerning these restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright.

EXTENT: 0.21 linear feet

CREATOR: Barton, Thomas C.

DATE: 1914-1918

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Thomas C. Barton Papers contains materials related to World War I. It includes souvenir postcards, cartoons, and photos, detailed military maps used for operational maneuvers in France, and the roster of Co. M, 317th Infantry (1919), which was commanded by Capt. Thomas C. Barton, Jr.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Thomas C. Barton, Jr. is a New Jersey resident and the compiler of this collection. Barton is a noted Winchester/Frederick County name. Brothers Thomas and Lewis Barton and their cousin Robert Barton all served in World War I.

CITE AS: Thomas C. Barton, Jr. Papers, 309 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift.

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1    

World War I cartoons, pictures, and postcards, 43 items

World War I maps—France, 5 items

World War I record and roster, Company M, 317th Infantry, 2 items