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   Burgess Family papers, [ca. 1850]-1969.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John William Burgess Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0168
Bib ID:4078564 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Burgess family.
Title:Burgess Family papers, [ca. 1850]-1969.
Physical description:7 linear ft (11 boxes, 1 scrapbook, & misc. portraits).
Language(s):In English
Access: Boxes 2-11 are shelved off-site and require advance notice of intent to use.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Collection is arranged into 13 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

A collection of letters and memorabilia of John William Burgess, his wife, Ruth Payne Jewett Burgess, his son Elisha Payne Jewett Burgess, his daughter-in-law, Annette Curnen Burgess, his grand-daughter, Ruth Payne Jewett Burgess, and the Burgess, Jewett, Payne, and Curnen families. The personal correspondence numbering 17 items, covers the period 1908 to 1927 mainly between John and Elisha Burgess. There are two letters of a social nature from Eleanor Roosevelt and Nicholas Murray Butler and one lengthy post card from George Bernard Shaw to Annette Curnen Burgess. Also, memorabilia including portraits, photographs, books, diplomas, and medals.

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

 Boxes 2-11 are shelved off-site and require advance notice of intent to use.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John William Burgess Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 04/12/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion July 15, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-07-15 File created.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Diplomas.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Medals.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Portraits.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Burgess, Annette Curnen.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Burgess, Elisha Payne Jewett.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Burgess, John William, 1844-1931.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Burgess, Ruth Payne Jewett.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

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