Collection SC131 - Collection about Dorothy Burnham

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Collection about Dorothy Burnham

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  • Textual record

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CA ON00259 SC131

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  • 1933-2005 (Creation)

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Collection consists of records compiled after the death of Dorothy Burnham, and includes copies of articles, material from her memorial service including condolence letters and reminiscences, and transcripts of interviews.

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Accession 2016-022 was transferred to the archives in August of 2016 from the library’s rare books collection.


The fonds is arranged into the following series:
SC131-1: Correspondence
SC131-2: Special Events
SC131-3: Announcements
SC131-4: Newspaper Articles
SC131-5: Freestanding Publications
SC131-6: Other Writings
SC131-7: Miscellaneous Media

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2/21/2023 E. Thomas (Creation)

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