The Barry-Hayes Papers are the business, political and personal papers of John Barry, Captain of the United States Navy, and of his family, especially his nephew Patrick Hayes and grand-nephew, Patrick Barry Hayes. The collection includes correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, logbooks, legal and financial papers related to Barry's career in the Navy, the business ventures of the Hayes, Keen and Somers families, and their personal lives.
For information about preservation, access, and use of this historic collection visit the Barry-Hayes Papers project page
. You can view the Independence Seaport Museum's online finding aids, including one for the Barry-Hayes Papers, here