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Ralph Clayton Barnhart U. S. War Relocation Authority Records and Related Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS B266 382

Scope and Content Note

Legal opinions, proceedings, memoranda, report, and published materials pertaining to the U.S. War Relocation Authority, especially as regards its Central Utah Relocation Project at Topaz, Utah, and to its successor agency, the War Agency Liquidation Unit of the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Dates

  • Creation: 1942-1947

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Ralph Clayton Barnhart (1905-2004) served as Topaz Center project solicitor and, subsequently, as a member of the War Relocation Authority's legal staff in Washington, D.C.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Acquisition Information

The Ralph Clayton Barnhart U. S. War Relocation Authority Records and Related Materials were donated to Special Collections by Ralph Clayton Barnhart of Fayetteville, Arkansas, in October 1980.

Related Materials

Processing Information

Processed by Samuel Sizer; completed March 1981.

Finding aid language was updated by Katrina Windon in August 2022 as part of a project to update outdated or harmful description about the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.

Title
Ralph Clayton Barnhart U. S. War Relocation Authority Records and Related Materials
Status
Completed
Author
Samuel Sizer
Date
March 1981
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444