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Correspondence and pamphlets concerning Barton's appointment at Cornell, alumni activities, the Boy Scouts, the R.O.T.C. program, Delta Upsilon Fraternity, and Cornell University's Semi-Centennial Celebration. Included are photographs of Barton, his family, and R.O.T.C. students, and Barton's Senior Ball medal (1891). Also, three ms. reports by Barton as a 1st Lieutenant in the Philippines, Jan. 22 and April 24, 1900, about patrol actions, and, as a captain, a research paper at the Army Staff College, 1912; letter from Andrew Dickson White, 1907; four letters from Barton's father, 1896; U. S. Army documents relating to issues of supplies and rations to Barton's company in the Philippines, 1901-1902; and notes on lectures at the military college.

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