Collection-level Scope and Content Note
The Rev. Francis A. Barnum, SJ Papers contain a wide variety of material, including correspondence, Fr. Barnum's notebooks on language and other topics, a mass of printed ephemera relating to the World War I and its aftermath, and manuscripts and correspondence on Eskimo languages and Alaska. Note: In keeping with Fr. Barnum's terminology, all references to Central Yup'ik are indexed as 'Innuit.'