Skip to main content

Thomas J. Barry papers

Identifier: L234

Scope and Contents

This collection includes typed and photocopied copies of a dissertation from Thomas J. Barry at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana in 1943 regarding Indiana authors' biographies and writings.


  • 1943


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Thomas Joseph Barry was a professor of Journalism at the University of Notre Dame in 1941. He married Joanna Cecilia Sennett in 1931 in St. Joseph [St. Joseph County?], Indiana and they lived in South Bend, Indiana in 1936. He had a Ph.D. in 1943 and wrote the dissertation, "A Biographical and Bibliographical Dictionary of Indiana Authors" in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Master of Arts degree. It was published by the University of Notre Dame in 1943 and three copies are in the library's collection.

Sources: "Barry, Thomas J." U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995. Accessed April 22, 2016. "Barry, Thomas J." U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012. Accessed April 22, 2016. "Barry, Thomas Joseph." Web: RootsWeb Marriage Records Index. Accessed April 22, 2016.


0.6 Cubic Feet (2 manuscript boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/04/22 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2016/04/22 by Edythe Huffman.
Thomas J. Barry papers
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.