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Burbage, Beverly S., 1914-2001


Beverly Burbage was born on August 10, 1914. He was a collector and researcher of the Charles F. Decker Pottery (Keystone Pottery), which operated during the late 19th and early 20th century in the Chuckey Valley of Washington County, Tennessee. Through his research, Burbage assembled roughly one hundred and thirty pieces of Decker pottery. His collection is now part of a permanent display at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville. Burbage died June 22, 2001.


For more information on Charles F. Decker and his family and their work at Keystone Pottery, please see The Pottery of Charles F. Decker: a life well made (Jonesborough, Tenn.: Jonesborough / Washington County History Museum and Historic Jonesborough Visitors Center, 2004).

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Beverly Burbage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-597
Arrangement The collection is organized into two series as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1856-1997 and undated, Boxes 1-2 and Series 2, Photographic Images, 1898-1989 and undated, Boxes 3-8 and one folder in Small Photograph Collection Box 6.
Dates: 1856-1997