Peter Barnaby Student File

Student file of Peter Barnaby, a member of the Flathead Nation, who entered the school on March 2, 1911 and departed on September 5, 1916. The file contains financial transactions, a progress/conduct card, medical/physical records, outing evaluations, an outing record, student information cards, an application for enrollment, a report after leaving, a federal financial aid form, and correspondence.

The file indicates that Barnaby was living in Arlee, Montana in 1916, he was a Private in Co. B of the 161st Infantry 41st Division of the American Expeditionary Force in 1917, and was a Private in Co. I of the 26th U. S. Infantry in the American Expeditionary Force serving in France in 1918. Barnaby also recounts his first experience with trench warfare in World War I and the injury he suffered from an exploding shell as well as his thoughts on France.

In school documentation Peter Barnaby is also known as Peter O. Barnaby and Pete Barnaby.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 110, folder 4614
Peter Barnaby Student File