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M-233: Kyse, Manley and Barnett Collection

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SCOPE: The collection is comprised mostly of personal and corporate papers and photographs concerning the lives of the Kyse, Manley and Barnett families.

A finding aid for this collection is available for download: M-233 Kyse-Manley-Barnett Collection (.pdf)

EXTENT: 10 boxes approximately 12 linear feet, including photos, books, papers and ephemra

HISTORY: This collection was originally donated to the library in 1999 by Ms. Helen Kyse. The Manley family owned and operated an important carriage company in St. Louis during the late 19th and early 20th Century. In addition John Barnett was an important optical designer who was credited with the invention of the spring clip glasses.

ACCESS: This collection is available for on-site use only in the Rare Book and Manuscripts Reading Room. Some of the material in Special Collection M-233 may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition. For collections marked limited access, researchers are advised to contact the library at least three business days in advance of their visit to submit a request to view the physical material.

A finding aid for this collection is available for download: M-233 Kyse-Manley-Barnett Collection (.pdf)

Researchers are advised to call ahead concerning changes in hours due to University intersessions and holidays. The St. Louis Mercantile Library is located on levels one and two of the Thomas Jefferson Library building.

In observance of security procedures, certain services may not be available shortly before the daily closing time.

Preferred Citation: When citing the material from this collection, the preferred citation is: From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis.