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David Sinclair Burleson Papers

Identifier: UnivRec-035

Scope and Contents

The David Sinclar Burleson Papers consist of correspondence, course notes, speeches, personal financial records, and miscellaneous printed matter documenting Burleson's personal life and his experience as an educator.


  • 1896-1954


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


2.00 linear feet

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Material is arranged alphabetically by subject and filed chronologically with undated material following dated material.

Method of Acquisition

The papers of David Sinclair Burleson were placed in Sherrod Library (date unknown) and transferred to the Archives of Appalachia on February 15, 1979 and opened to researchers on May 18, 1979. Additional papers were found in basement of the Sherrod Library on October 19, 1995 and transferred to the archives. An addition was made to the collection by Harold Burleson and Steve Preston, Milligan College Library, on October 1, 2001.

Processing Information

Ned Irwin processed additional materials added to the collection in 1997 and 2001.
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA