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Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections
9.25 linear feet, 2,783 pieces, 801 bound volumes
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.
The Eleanor Burts Collection was donated to the Winthrop University Archives and Special Collections by Eleanor Burts between 1981 and 1982.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Eleanor Burts Collection - Accession 845". Finding Aid 781.
LC Subject Headings
Burts, Eleanor Norris, 1916-1998--Archives; Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women--Alumni and alumnae; Children's books--Specimens; Puzzles--Specimens; Dolls--Specimens; Children's art--Specimens; Early childhood education--Sources