Manuscript Collection

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Identifier

Accession 845

Inclusive Dates

1776-1989

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

9.25 linear feet, 2,783 pieces, 801 bound volumes

Language

English; Japanese; Chinese; Dutch; German; Spanish; Swedish; Italian; Greek;

Scope and Content Note

The Eleanor Burts Collection consists of children themed books, artifacts, artwork, posters, puzzles, and other miscellaneous items that were collected by Eleanor Norris Burts (1916-1998) throughout her life. Eleanor Burts was a 1937 graduate of Winthrop College and lifelong educator. She was an avid collector of artifacts, artwork, and mainly books related to children and amassed a very large collection of materials that date back to the 1700s.

Provenance

The Eleanor Burts Collection was donated to the Winthrop University Archives and Special Collections by Eleanor Burts between 1981 and 1982.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Eleanor Burts Collection - Accession 845

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