Dorothy Barto Devin diary
This collection contains Dorothy Barto Devin's original diary along with a complete typed transcript. It describes events in Kansas City between 1915-1916 during her last semester in high school and her freshman year at the University of Kansas.
- 1915 - 1916
- Devin, Dorothy Barto, 1897-1987 (Person)
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Biography of Dorothy Barto Devin
Dorothy Barto was born on June 11, 1897 in Missouri to Charles R. and Lulu (Turner) Barto. She married Harry Elsworth Devin, son of Scott and Lettie Devin, and grandson of Thomas Jefferson and Sara Lucretia (Harrison) Devin. Dorothy Barto Devin served as Deputy Director of U.S. Bonds in the Treasury Department before her retirement. She was the mother of Dorothy Lou Devin who married Paul McCann. Dorothy Barto Devin died on December 17, 1987 in Sacramento County, California.
.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Friends of the Columbia Public Library, 2010
- Guide to the Dorothy Barto Devin Collection
- Dorothy Barto Devin diary
- Finding aid prepared by brch, 2012; Finding aid encoded by brch, 2012
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English</language>
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Dorothy Barto Devin Collection, University Archives, PP 500, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States