Call Number: MG-430
5 boxes 69 folders 3 cubic ft.
Repository: LancasterHistory.org (Organization); PV7
Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 10
Scope and Content Note: This collection contains documents created and collected by Howard C. Bare. His baby book, college degrees, certificate to practice as an attorney, original writings and correspondence are among his personal papers. His memories of being a prisoner of war and discharge papers provide information about his service during World War II. There is also considerable genealogy and related correspondence for the Bare family.
Creator: Bare, Howard C., 1911-2002.
Conditions for Access: No restrictions.
Conditions Governing Reproductions: Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.
Biographical and Historical Note: Howard C. Bare was an attorney in Lancaster, PA. He served during World War II and was taken Prisoner of War. He took the place of his brother, Kendig C. Bare, as Mayor of Lancaster from 1950-1951, when Kendig was called to service during the Korean Conflict. Please see Folder 1 for more information.
Source of Acquisition: Gift of the estate of Howard C. Bare, 2002.
Custodial History (Provenance): The items in this collection were selected from the estate by the staff of the Lancaster County Historical Society.
Accruals: No further accruals are expected.
Preferred Citation:Collection title (MG-#), Box #, Folder #, LancasterHistory.org
Bare, Howard C., 1911-2002.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 – Prisoners and prisons.
Related Materials: Objects in the Curatorial Collection; Photographs.
Processing History: Folder list prepared by TH, Spring 2015. Finding aid was created following DACS conventions.
Folder 1 Biographical information
Folder 2 Howard’s baby book
Folder 3 Childhood activities
Folder 4 Advice from his dad
Folder 5 Wedding Invitation
Folder 6 Stationery
Folder 7 Note on desk when he passed away
Folder 8 Correspondence
Folder 9 Recipe books
Folder 10 Constellation chart
Folder 11 Plans for end table
Folder 12 House building information
Folder 13 “Clippings, References”
Folder 14 List of books read
Folder 15 Phi Kappa Tau certificate
Folder 16 Phi Beta Kappa certificate
Folder 17 Education
Folder 18 Valedictory Oration
Folder 19 F&M
Folder 20 Dickson College
Folder 21 Penn State
Folder 22 Certificate to practice as attorney
Folder 23 Certificate to practice as attorney
Folder 24 Legal Form
Folder 25 Mayor
Folder 26 Correspondence
Folder 27 Israel, Racism, WWII
Folder 28 Newspaper articles
Folder 29 Free Masons
Folder 30 Free Masons
Folder 31 Prisoner of War
Folder 32 Prisoner of War
Folder 33 “As a Prisoner of War”
Folder 34 Discharge Papers
Folder 35 Victory Homecoming certificate
Folder 36 Poem by M. M. Hamish for K. H. Bare
Folder 37 Marriage certificate for Kendig & Edith
Folder 38 Edith C. Bare
Folder 39 Robert C. Bare
Folder 40 Notes and thoughts
Folder 41 “Inflation”
Folder 42 “Fluffy the Squirrel”
Folder 43 “Teachers”
Folder 44 “The Wren House”
Folder 45 “The Yellow Warblers”
Folder 46 “Heart to Heart”
Folder 47 Vision, cataracts
Folder 48 Cataracts – Lens Implant
Folder 49 Newspaper Clippings
Folder 50 Obituaries
Folder 51 “Old Main” by Zoe T. Kauffman
Folder 52 Genealogy articles
Folder 53 Journal articles
Folder 54 John Bare of Conestoga Twp. (1st and 2nd manuscript)
Folder 55 Genealogy Correspondence
Folder 56 Some Descendents of John Bare
Folder 57 F. Ross Bare Genealogy
Folder 58 Ancestors and Relatives of Kendig Herr Bare
Folder 59 Genealogy (all from one portfolio case)
Folder 60 Genealogy Correspondence
Folder 61 Genealogy Correspondence
Folder 62 Genealogy
Folder 63 Christian Barr
Folder 64 Friederick Baer Notes
Folder 65 Copies of German documents, article – genealogy
Folder 66 American ancestors of Elias J. Barr
Folder 67 “The Rock Hill Mill”
Folder 68 Genealogy Correspondence
Folder 69 Genealogy articles