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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 some or all of these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creator(s) of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of archival collections is such that multiple creators are often applicable and copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. In any case, the user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, obtaining publication rights and copyright infringement. When requesting images from Special Collections & University Archives for publication, we require a signed agreement waiving San Diego State University of any liability in the event of a copyright violation.

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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