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1 History of Barry University: Barry History Collection

Barry History Collection

I. Overview

Title: Barry History Collection

Date: 1940-2004

Location: 01 / 3

Extent: 3.5 linear ft.

Language: English


II. The Collection

This collection provides easy access to significant information about the early history of Barry College. It is organized into two series: Barry History Sources and Administrative Historical Files.

Barry History Sources contain a wide variety of historical material and outlines of Barry College/University, such as information about the founders, the histories written by Sister Mary Alice Collins and Sister Eileen Rice, copy of the 50 Year Calendar compiled by Sister Eileen Rice for Barry's Golden Anniversary and the article about Barry University included in the book edited by J. Patrick Murphy, CM, Visions and values in Catholic higher education.

Administrative Historical Files include copy of the 1940 charter, copy of correspondence about the beginning of Barry College, enrollment statistics, lists of faculty, Dean's annual reports 1941 and 1942; copy of the special study of Barry College made by SACS in 1947; promotional material in various publications and samples of old forms and stationery.



III. Container list

Series I: Barry History

Box      Title

3a        Historical Narratives, 1940s—

            History outline

            Historical sources

              Barry College, a short story by Sr. M. Alice Collins, 1961

            The Barry Story: special selection Barry College’s 25 th anniversary

                        In: The Journal, 1965 Nov. 11

            Barry University, 1991

                       In: Visions and values in Catholic higher education by J. P. Murphy

             Barry University: Its Beginnings by Sr. Eileen Rice, 1989

             The Founding of Barry College by Sr. Rita Schaefer, 1970


Series II: Administrative files

3b        Annual reports, 1941-42

           A  Case Statement, 1976-77

           Charter of Barry College, 1940 (photocopy)

           Chart of Administration, 1973

           Enrollment Statistics 1940-94

           Faculty Members, 1940--

           Forms and stationary: Barry College

           Forms and stationary: Barry University

           Promotional material

           SACS special study, 1947


 III. Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research

Processed by: Sister Arnold Benedetto, O.P. Revised by Ximena Valdivia, 2012

Preferred Citation: Barry History Collection, Barry University Archives and Special Collections, Miami Shores, Florida

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