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Barnard, H. mss., 1924-1983

Summary Information

Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Lilly Library
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Phone: 812-855-2452
Fax: 812-855-3143

Barnard, Harry, 1906-

Barnard, H. mss., 1924-1983

Collection No.
LMC 1065

ca. 7000 items

Materials are in English.

The Barnard, H. mss., 1924-1983, consists of the correspondence of Harry Barnard, 1906-1982, journalist, relating to his projected biography of Wendell Lewis Willkie, 1892-1944.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Harry Barnard, 1906-1982, was a journalist and biographer.

Scope and Content Note

The Barnard, H. mss., 1924-1983, consists of the correspondence of Harry Barnard, 1906-1982, journalist, relating to his projected biography of Wendell Lewis Willkie, 1892-1944. Also present are transcripts of interviews with various people reminiscing about Willkie, photographs of Willkie and Willkie family members, Barnard's typed and holograph notes about Willkie or Willkie material, photocopies of Willkie's letters in various libraries and research collections, and news clippings and articles by and about Willkie.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Acquired 1985
Usage Restrictions
Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Preferred Citation
Barnard, H. mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Series: Box 1 Collection

Folders 1-19 Correspondence:1924, 1963-1983

Folder 20 1940 campaign speeches on behalf of Wendell Willkie

Folder 21 Willkie's death

Folder 22 Edith Willkie interview

Folder 23 Philip Willkie interview

Folder 24 Newspaper releases, general biography of Willkie

Folder 25 One World Tour memorandum, news releases

Folders 26-27 Reminiscences and interviews, 1949-1975

Folder 28 Items from Willkie's "name" book

Folder 29 Information from Elwood Public Library

Folder 30 1940 Campaign Organization. National, state, local officers

Folder 31 Ephemera

Folder 32 Norman Corwin. One World award, 1946

Folders 33-34 325th field artillery

(2 folders)

Folder 35 Unknown

Folder 36 Miscellaneous non-Willkie material

Folder 37 The Republican Willkie [thesis], 1958

Folders 38-39 Tape recordings

(3 cassette tapes, one reel-to-reel tape)

Folder 40 Photographs - Personal

Folder 41 Photographs - Official

Folder 42 Photographs - 325th field artillery reunion, 1960

Folder 43 Photograph - Willkie on phone


Folder 44 Coffeeville

Folder 45 FDR

Folder 46 FDR Library

Folder 47 Iowa

Folder 48 SEC

Folder 49 Young lawyer, Elwood

Folder 50 Willkie in Elwood

Folder 51 Henry Wallace. Hoover library

Folder 52 Wendell Willkie in England, 1941

Folder 53 World War I

Box 2
Folder 1

Akron, Ohio

Folder 2 Culver

Folder 3 One World

Folder 4 One World Tour. General

Folder 5 One World Tour. China, U.S.S.R.

Folder 6 One World Tour. Palestine

Folder 7 Sacco and Vanzetti

Folder 8 Willkie's traits, themes, characteristics

Folder 9 1940 campaign tactics

Folder 10 Jews, 1940-1941

Folder 11 John L. Lewis

Folder 12 Irita Van Doren relationship, et al.

Folder 13 Philip Willkie interviews

Folders 14-26 Miscellaneous notes

Box 3
Folders 1-16

Miscellaneous notes

Correspondence - photocopies

Folders 17-18 Miscellaneous

Box 4
Folders 1-2

FDR papers

Folder 3 Jonathan Daniels papers

Folder 4 Irita Van Doren papers

Folder 5 Dorothy Thompson mss

Folders 6-7 FDR Library

Folder 8 Julius Klein

Folder 9 Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

Folders 10-22 Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous photocopies

Folder 23 Sacco and Vanzetti

Folder 24 One World Tour. China, U.S.S.R.

Folder 25 Hoover Library, Iowa

Folder 26 Clippings - Henry Wallace

Folder 27 Clippings - Miscellaneous

Folder 28 FDR Library

Folder 29 FDR papers

Folder 30 Willkie. Isolationism. Truman Library

Folder 31 Office of War Information, Bureau of Intelligence

Folders 32-35 Miscellaneous