1 cubic foot
The Barclay-D’Arcy family papers consist of correspondence, photographs, postcards, newspaper clippings, school records, and ephemera pertaining to the Barclay and D'Arcy family's involvement in World War I, the American Red Cross, the American Commission to Negotiate Peace, and the University of Missouri. Key figures included in this collection are George Reppert Barclay, Lillie Isadora Barclay, Thomas Swain Barclay, and Julia D’Arcy. Of note are letters sent from Thomas to his mother and father describing the economic, political, and social climate in postwar Europe.
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