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Barbara Burr Hubbs collection

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Barbara Burr Hubbs collection, 1847-1989 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

By Walter D. Ray and Paul Skonberg

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Collection Overview

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Predominant Dates:1930-1939

ID: 1/6/MSS 285

Primary Creator: Hubbs, Barbara Burr (1903-1997)

Extent: 3.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged by record type and topic in a single series.

Subjects: Glen family., Hubbs, Barbara Burr, 1903-, Illinois - History, Local, Jenkins, Alexander M., Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886., Memorial Day - History, Ozburn, Lindorf., Russell family

Forms of Material: Artifacts., Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence., Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886. - Correspondence, Manuscripts for publication., Photographs, Records (documents)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Barbara Burr Hubbs collection contains research materials used to prepare her primary work, Pioneer Folks and Places, as well as other publications; research material on Gen. John A. Logan and the Logan family; research materials and notes on other southern Illinois people and places, including Lindorf Ozburn, Judge Alexander M. Jenkins, and the Glenn family; research on the first Memorial Day celebration; and copies of her unpublished history of the Russell family. This material includes research correspondence, publications related to southern Illinois history, interview notes, newsclippings, artifacts and photographs.  The collection includes several letters by Gen. John A. Logan and his father, Dr. John Logan.

Biographical Note

Barbara Burr was born in 1903 in Chillicothe, Missouri. In 1919 she moved to southern Illinois to attend Southern Illinois Normal University at Carbondale.   She married Stanley Hubbs in 1925. Although the couple lived in Chicago, Hubbs's research and publications focused on the history of Southern Illinois and its people.  Her major work was "Pioneer Folks and Places: An Historic Gazetteer of Williamson County, Ill.," first published in 1939.

Subject/Index Terms

Glen family.
Hubbs, Barbara Burr, 1903-
Illinois - History, Local
Jenkins, Alexander M.
Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886.
Memorial Day - History
Ozburn, Lindorf.
Russell family

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Original/Copies Note: Formerly MSS #130 and #212 and Photo Collection #27

Related Materials: Barbara Burr Hubbs papers on George S. Park, 1943-1951, Texas State Historical Library and ArchivesCommission For more information please see http://star.tsl.state.tx.us/uhtbin/cgisirsi/UobinaBgxF/TSLAC/262330048/9.

Preferred Citation: [Item], Barbara Burr Hubbs collection, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Finding Aid Revision History: In 2009 MSS collections #130, #212 and Photograph collection #27 were brought together and reboxed to form the present collection.


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Folder 1: Pioneer Folks and Places, final copy, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Pioneer Folks and Places, final copy, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Pioneer Folks and Places, drafts, 1939Add to your cart.
Title page and introduction
Folder 4: Pioneer Folks and Places, drafts, 1939Add to your cart.
Absher-Brown, Columbus
Folder 5: Pioneer Folks and Places, drafts, 1939Add to your cart.
Brownsville-Gum Springs Church
Folder 6: Pioneer Folks and Places, drafts, 1939Add to your cart.
Halfway-Phelps Prairie
Folder 7: Pioneer Folks and Places, drafts, 1939Add to your cart.
Pigeon Creek-Zion Church
Folder 8: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1938-1939Add to your cart.
Franklin County
Folder 9: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1938-1939Add to your cart.
Williamson County
Folder 10: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1937-1939Add to your cart.
Blairsville
Folder 11: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1938-1939Add to your cart.
Bush
Folder 12: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1937-1939Add to your cart.
Cambria
Folder 13: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1937-1939Add to your cart.
Carterville
Folder 14: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1938Add to your cart.
Colp
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Corinth
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Crab Orchard
Folder 17: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1934-1939Add to your cart.
Creal Springs
Folder 18: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1938Add to your cart.
Eight Mile Prairie
Folder 19: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1938Add to your cart.
Energy
Folder 20: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1939Add to your cart.
Ferges
Folder 21: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1938Add to your cart.
Freeman Spur
Folder 22: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1938-1939Add to your cart.
Grassy
Folder 23: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1936-1939Add to your cart.
Herrin
Folder 24: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1938Add to your cart.
Hurst
Folder 25: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1937-1938Add to your cart.
Johnston City
Folder 26: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1938-1939Add to your cart.
Lake Creek
Folder 27: Pioneer Folks and Places, subject files, 1938-1939Add to your cart.
Marion

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