Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Clara Barton (1821-1912)
MSA SC 3520-13563

Sources:


Books -

Barton, Clara.  The Story of my Childhood.  1907.  Reprint, New York:  Arno Press, 1980.

Boylston, Helen Dore.  Clara Barton, Founder of the American Red Cross.  New York:  Random House, 1955.

Burton, David H.  Clara Barton:  In the Service of Humanity.  Westport, Conn.:  Greenwood Press, 1995.

Pryor, Elizabeth Brown.  Clara Barton:  Professional Angel.  Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987.


Articles (in chronological order) -

"Monument To Clara Barton Will Symbolize Character Of 'Angel Of Battlefield.'"  unidentified newspaper, undated.

Cleaves, Mildred.  "Antietam Recalls Founder Of The American Red Cross."  The (Frederick) News, 8 December 1960.

Samuels, Gertrude.  "The Legacy Of Clara Barton."  The New York Times Magazine, 26 February 1961.

"Red Cross Head To Dedicate Barton Monument."  unidentified newspaper, 25 August 1962.

"'Clara Barton Day' Honored By National Red Cross."  The (Hagerstown) Morning Herald, 7 September 1962.

"Memorial Unveiled:  World War Three Can Be Avoided, Gruenther Says."  unidentified newspaper, 10 September 1962.

"Clara Barton Memorial Dedicated:  Extension of Remarks of Hon. Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. of Maryland." Congressional Record
        Appendix, 10 September 1962.

"Location Of Clara Barton Headquarters During Antietam Now Established."  The Post, 19 September 1962.

Geraghty, Kathryn.  "Clara Barton's Home, Storehouse and Headquarters, All in One, to the Red Cross Founder, Its Purchase as a
        Memorial Is Sought."  The Sunday Sun Magazine, 16 June 1963.

Civil War Times, June, 1998.


Archival sources -

Maryland State Archives CIVIL WAR CENTENNIAL COMMISSION (General File) MSA S131.

Maryland State Archives ADJUTANT GENERAL (Civil War Papers) 1864-1865, MSA S935-6, 2/5/2/93.


Web sources -

"American Treasures of the Library of Congress," on-line exhibit [http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/trm072.html] (accessed 25 October 2001).

"The Women Who Went to the Fields," poem by Clara Barton. [http://womenshistory.about.com/library/etext/poem1/blp_barton_fields.htm] (accessed 25 October 2001).

The Maryland State Archives.  Museum Without Walls.  "Clara Barton and Missing Civil War Soldiers of Maryland."
http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/stagser/s1259/153/html/barton.html


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