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E. Richard Barnes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0071

Scope and Contents

The E. Richard Barnes Collection dates from 1964-1972.  It consists solely of paper records.  Included in this collection are reports, correspondence, press releases and information sheets relating to Barnes' work as a member of the Natural Resources, Planning and Public Works Committee.  Also included are bill files and press releases on topics such as education, the military, the fishing industry, and public administration.  There is no filing order.

Dates

  • 1964-1972

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Biographical Note

E. Richard Barnes was born January 1, 1906 in Minnesota. A retired Navy Captain, Barnes moved to California in 1943. He was elected to the California State Assembly in 1962 as a representative of San Diego's 78th District. During his ten years in the legislature, Barnes served as the Chairman of the Committee on Retirement Systems and was a member of the Committee on Ways and Means and Natural Resources. He was also known for his outspoken opposition to President Nixon's trip to China in 1971. Barnes, a Republican, supported capital punishment and the abolition of the federal income taxes. He lost his bid for reelection in 1972.

Barnes died at age 75 in August of 1985 at his home in El Cajon, CA.

Extent

2.83 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Accruals

1978-003

Title
E. Richard Barnes Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Jennifer Hollander
Date
10/02/2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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