S. B. Barnaby advertisement was recorded in the Eaton Democrat. (Eaton, Ohio.) on November 16, 1854 and ran until March 15, 1855. Complete advertisement appears below no address, city or town is recorded in the ad.
Barnaby’s Mercantile College Opened. Hours of Instruction. From 8¼ to 12 o’clock A. M. From 1 to 4, P. M. Evening Classes, Will commence at 7 o’clock, precisely. For terms of instruction in Book-Keeping or Penmanship. — Apply at the—College Rooms—or at—Barnaby’s Daguerrean Gallery.
The Principal has secured the services of practical accountants, as assistants, and will spare no pains or expense to make the course of instruction more interesting and instructive than any other institution in the West.
Diplomas Awarded to Graduates. Nov.16, ’54. S. B. Barnaby, Principal.
S. B. Barnaby is recorded in Ohio Photographers, 1839-1900 (Diane VanSkiver Gagel) as being active in Dayton Ohio from 1846 to 1857. Doing a quick internet search Barnaby’s Mercantile College is in Dayton Ohio during this time period (1854-1855.)