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Title: George Lincoln Burr papers,
Creator: George Lincoln Burr 1857-1938.
Inclusive dates: 1861-1942.
16.8 cubic ft.
Letters, diaries, manuscripts.
Abstract::
Letters, diary fragments, notes, manuscripts, and other material documenting Burr's boyhood in Newark Valley, New York, and his student days at Cortland Academy, at Cornell University, and at Leipzig University; his travels and activities in Europe collecting rare books and manuscripts for Cornell; his relationship with Andrew Dickson White; his relationships with other American and European scholars and his students; his work for the Venezuela-Guiana Boundary Commission; and his interest in the American Historical Association, the Cornell Alumni Association, the Cornell Christian Association, the Hall of Fame at New York University, the Telluride Association, and in many other social and professional groups.

Call number: 14-17-22
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library