Burr Family Papers
Ms B20

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Summary Information
Biographical/Historical note
Scope and Contents note
Administrative Information
Related Materials
Controlled Access Headings
Collection Inventory
Box I--Deeds
Box II--Papers belonging to assorted family members
Box III--David Burr books
Box IV--Seafaring papers
Box V--David Burr papers
Box VI--William Burr papers
Box VII--James O. Burr papers
Box VIII--James O. Burr Books
Box IX--Josie and David A. Burr
Box X--William O. Burr
Box XI--William O. Burr books and diaries
Box XII--Aretta Burr Sherwood, Eunice Dennie Burr and Harry Hill Sherwood papers
Box XIII--Lillian Burr's Mt. Holyoke College Papers, class of 1905
Box XIV--Lillian Burr papers
Box XV--Florence Burr papers
Box XVI--Theodore B. Burr, Raymonde Pezard Burr and Theodosia Burr papers
Box XVII--Miscellaneous papers
Box XVIII--Account books (owner unknown)
Box XIX--Burr Family photographs and postcards
Box XX--Howard Burr Papers
Box XXI--Mrs. Frank A. Burr papers
Box XXII--William T. Burr papers
Box XXIII--Fred A. Burr papers/Miscellaneous
Oversize Item A: Alva Burr's Day book
Oversize Item B: Nehemiah Burr's Account book
Oversize Item C: Store Account book of William Burr
Oversize Item D: James Burr's Seamen's Friend Society
Oversize Item E: David A Burr's Deputy Sherriff certificate
Oversize item F: Lillian Burr's topographic maps and Westporter Herald
Oversize Item G: Theodore B. Burr's grammar school diploma
Oversize Item H: Map of Pine Creek, Fairfield
Oversize item I: A general chart of the Mediterranean, Adriatic, Black Seas and Greacian Archipelago owned by David Burr
Oversize Item J: Photographs

Summary Information

Repository
Fairfield Museum and History Center
Creator - Author
Burr family
Title
Burr Family Papers
ID
Ms B20
Date [inclusive]
1743-1955
Extent
7.0 Linear feet 23 boxes 10 oversize items Approximately 2,000 items
Language
English
Abstract
A collection of papers from various generations of the Burr family of Fairfield, CT.

Preferred Citation note

Item, Collection Title, Collection number (Box #, Folder #). Fairfield Museum and History Center, Fairfield, Connecticut.

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Biographical/Historical note

The Burr family settled in Fairfield in the 1600's. The Burrs in this collection were town officials, farmers, storekeepers, sea farers and business people.

Among the more distinguished family members were Thaddeus Burr (1736-1801) at whose house John Hancock was married and Aaron Burr (1756-1836) whose father moved from Fairfield to Newark, NJ.

Burr Family Members

  1. Thaddeus Burr, 1735-1801
  2. George Burr, b. 1740
  3. Ebenezer Burr III, b. 1750's
  4. Peter Burr, 1754-1816
  5. Nathaniel Burr, Jr., b. 1767
  6. Caroline Burr, b. 1798
  7. Eben Burr, 1798-1873
  8. David Burr, 1826-1866
  9. Magdalen Grostephen Burr (wife of David), 1831-1908
  10. William Burr, 1831-1914
  11. James O. Burr, 1859-1913
  12. David A. Burr, 1864-1923
  13. Emma Josephine Burr, 1860-1901
  14. William O. Burr, 1876-1953
  15. Aretta Burr Sherwood (wife of William O.), 1868-1956
  16. Lillian Burr, b. 1882
  17. Florence Burr (Mrs. Philo Shelton), 1893-1976
  18. Theodore B. Burr, b. 1899
  19. Raymonde Pezard Burr, b. 1895
  20. Theodosia Burr Thomas Lyon
  21. Alice A. Burr (wife of Frederick)
  22. Anna F. Burr
  23. Eben Burr, b. 1901
  24. Ephraim Burr
  25. Peter Burr
  26. Henry S. Burr
  27. William T. Burr

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of 23 boxes and 10 oversize items. Box I contains deeds, probate records and writs. The rest of the boxes have been arranged chronologically and by family member where possible. Box II is an assortment of family members.

Box III and V pertain to David Burr and his wife Magdalen while Box IV contains seafaring type materials including Bowditch's Practical Navigator. Box VI contains William Burr's papers and Boxes VII and VIII hold James O. Burr's papers, consisting mostly of letters from "Mame". Box IX has the papers of Josie, David A. and Emma Josephine BUrr.

William O. Burr's papers make up Boxes X and XI and include Fairfield Tercentenary papers as well as a "phrenological character" of W. O. His wife Aretta's papers are in Box XII as are Eunice Dennie Burr and Harry Hill Sherwood. Papers from Lillian Burr's college days at Mt. Holyoke can be found in Boxes XIII and XIV.

Box XV contains Florence Burr Shelton's papers and some photos. Papers belonging to Theodore B., Raymonde Pezard and Theodosia Burr are in Box XVI and include interesting World War I related items. Box XVII is made up of miscellaneous items but of particular note are letters written to Florence A. Wright (Mrs. George Wright) from "Da Da" while both traveled with the Elsie DeWolf theatre company.

Box XVIII holds various account books while Box XIX contains family photos and postcards. Copies of Howard Burr's papers are in Box XX while Box XXI holds Mrs. Frederick A. Burr (Alice) papers. William T. Burr's items, including his Civil Air Patrol papers, are in Box XXII while Fred A. Burr's papers are in Box XXIII.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Fairfield Museum and History Center

370 Beach Rd.
Fairfield, CT
203-259-1598

Conditions Governing Access note

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Conditions Governing Use note

Use of the material requires compliance with the Fairfield Museum and History Center regulations.

Processing Information note

This collection was processed in January 1988 by Martha Rockwell.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Other Burr Family material can be found in Ms B24 (letters from World War I), Ms B53 (A DAR scrapbook) and Ms B25 (World War I scrapbook).

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Fairfield(Conn.)

Personal Name(s)

  • Burr, Alva
  • Burr, Anna F.
  • Burr, Caroline, b. 1798
  • Burr, David A., 1864-1932
  • Burr, David, 1826-1866
  • Burr, Eben, 1798-1873
  • Burr, Eben, b. 1901
  • Burr, Ebenezer III
  • Burr, Emma Josephine, 1860-1901
  • Burr, Ephraim
  • Burr, Eunice Dennie
  • Burr, Frederick A.
  • Burr, George, b. 1740
  • Burr, Henry S.
  • Burr, James O., 1859-1913
  • Burr, Josie
  • Burr, Lillian, b. 1882
  • Burr, Magdalen Grostephen, 1831-1908
  • Burr, Nathaniel, Jr., b. 1767
  • Burr, Nehemiah
  • Burr, Peter, 1754-1816
  • Burr, Peter
  • Burr, Raymonde Pezard, b. 1895
  • Burr, Thaddeus, 1735-1801
  • Burr, Theodore B., b. 1899
  • Burr, Theodosia
  • Burr, William O., 1876-1953
  • Burr, William T.
  • Burr, William, 1831-1914
  • Burr, Zalmon, 1869-1832
  • Shelton, Florence Burr, 1893-1976
  • Sherwood, Aretta Burr, 1868-1956
  • Sherwood, Henry Hill, 1870-1937

Subject(s)

  • Account books--Connecticut--Fairfield.
  • Churches--Connecticut.
  • Correspondence.
  • Deeds--Connecticut--Fairfield.
  • Merchants--Connecticut--Fairfield.
  • Probate records--Connecticut--Fairfield
  • Receipts(financial records)
  • School notebooks
  • Ships
  • Writs--Connecticut.

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Collection Inventory

Box I--Deeds   9 Folders

 Folder A Deeds 1752-1794   23 items

Ephraim Burr from Isaac Jennings (photo) 1743 

Town of Fairfield from Samuel Sturgis and Thad Burr 1752 

Nathaniel Burr from David Burr 1767 

Ebenezer Burr from Ephraim and Abagail Burr 1769 

Peter Burr from Ephraim and Abagail Burr 1769 

Ozias Burr from Hephzabah Burr 1774 

Ozias Burr from Isaac Edwards 1783 

Ozias Burr from Samuel Odell 1783 

Ozias Burr from Elijah Burr 1786 

Ebenezer Burr from Peter Hendrick 1788 

Ozias Burr from Richard HUbbell and Josiah Lacey 1788 

Ozias Burr from Nehemiah and Elizabeth Budington 1788, 1795, 1796   3 items

Ozias Burr from Zachariah Sherwood 1789 

Ozias Burr from Mary Bertram 1789 

Ozias Burr from Silas Hawley 1789 

Ozias Burr from Jonathan Bulkley (estate) 1791 

Ozias Burr from Abijah Morehouse 1797 

Ozias Burr from John Burr III 1791 

Ozias Burr from David Hobby 1797 

Peter Burr from Hannah Bulkley 1793 

Peter Burr from Jason Gold 1794 

 Folder B Deeds 1794-1847   22 items

Amose Burr from Ozias Burr 1794 

Ozias Burr from Moses Sherwood 1795 

Ozias Burr from Dovid Coley 1795 

Ozias Burr from Richard Hubbell 1795 

Ozias Burr from Josiah Lacey 1796 

Aaron Burr from Elijah Burr 1806 

Ozias Burr from Amos Merriman 1812 

Joseph Couch from Elizabeth Burr 1812 

Edad Gould from Zalmon and Polly Burr 1814 

Louis J. Burr from Jonathan Willson 1816 

Eben Burr from Ellen Wilson 1820 

Robert Knapp from Jesse Burr 1821 

Eben Burr from Ebenezer Burr 1822 

Eben Burr from Robert Knapp 1827 

Eben Burr from Abijah Silliman 1828 

Eben Burr from Alfred Hayes 1834 

Eben Burr from Benjamin Meeker 1839 

Eben Burr from Lyman Wilcox, et al. 1842 

Eben Burr from Ellen Bennett 1843 

Eben Burr from George Robinson 1843 

Eben Burr from Ransom Phillips 1847 

Eben Burr from N.Y., N.H. Railroad Co. 1847 

 Folder C Deeds 1850-1889   24 items

Eben Burr from Moses I. Tailer 1850 

Eben Burr from John H. Gorman 1850 

Hannah A. Wakeman from Sally Wakeman 1853 

Eben Burr from Charles Withrop 1854 

William Burr from Lyman and Sally Wilcox 1855 

William Burr from Benjamin Wakeman 1855 

William Burr from Eben and Hannah Burr 1857 

Luke Ashe from Eben and Hannah Burr 1865 

William Burr from Wilson Turney 1865 

William Burr from Julia Wakeman 1868 

William Burr from H. and Mary A. Burr 1868 

William Burr from Ephraim H. Burr 1869 

William Burr from Ebenezer and Hannah A. Burr 1870 

William Burr from Alfred Wilson, et al. 1870 

Wlliam Burr from Levi Turney 1870 

William Burr from Henry L. Knapp 1871 

William Burr from Sara Morehouse, et al. 1874 

Willaim Burr from John and Harriet Van Duyn 1877 

Aurelia Burr from Lizette Hyde 1879 

William Burr from Hannah A. Burr 1883 

William Burr from Thomas McKeon 1884 

William Burr from Sarah E. Kelly 1885 

Mary C. Meeker from Aurelia C. Burr 1888 

William Burr from Hannah A. Burr 1888 

William Burr from Oliver B. Jennings 1889 

 Folder D Deeds 1910-1955   40 items

William O. Burr from William Burr 1910, 1912   4 items

William O. Burr from Sarah B. Gruman 1915, 1921   2 items

William O. Burr from Frederick A. Burr, et al. 1921 

William O. Burr from Annie B. Cole 1921 

William O. Burr from Mary Burr Hawley 1921 

William O. Burr from Harriet B. Sargent 1921 

William O. Burr from Louise B. Polk 1921 

Frederick A. Burr from William O. Burr 1927 

Theodore B. Burr from Julius Newbauer 1928 

Theodore B. Burr from John and Molly Szalaye 1930, 1933   2 items

Raymonde P. Burr from Theodore B. Burr 1938 

Theodore B. Burr from New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad 1949, 1950   20 items

Theodore B. Burr from W. Eben Burr 1854 

Theodore B. Burr from Raymonde P. Burr 1954 

Theodore B. Burr from Brewster and Betsy Bullard 1955 

 Folder E Probate Papers 1827-1924   27 items

Catherine Burr 1914-1915   2 items

David Burr 1827 

David A. Burr 1923-1924   24 items

 Folder F Probate Papers of David A. Burr 1923-1924   10 items

 Folder G Probate Papers of David A. Burr 1923-1924   12 items

 Folder H Probate Papers 1810-1927   27 items

Ebenezer Burr 1875-1876   16 items

Ebenezer Burr 1835   2 items

Emma Josephine Burr 1927 

George Burr 1812, 1814, 1817   3 items

Hepzibah Burr 1809-1818   4 items

James Burr 1927 

Justus Burr 1810 

Ozias Burr 1834 

 Folder I Probate Papers of William Burr 1902, 1914, 1915   61 items

 Folder J Photocopies of Probate Papers (incomplete): Thaddeus Burr and his wife Eunice Dennie Burr from the CT State Library 1806   43 items

 Folder K Writs 1771-1911   18 items

Ephraim Burr, Jr. vs. Lothrop Lewis 

Thaddeus Burr vs. Edmond Barlow 

William Pixley vs. Thaddeus Burr 

Thaddeus Burr vs. Pinkney Dimon 

Peter Burr vs. Ezra Wheeler 

Thaddeus Burr vs. Adam Babcock 

Daniel Burr vs. Ebenezer Hubble 

Ebenezer Burr vs. Edward Freeman 

Seth Webb (estate) vs. Talcott Burr 

John Burr vs. Joseph Wakeman 

Nathaniel Bulkley vs. Turney Bulkley 

Samuel Burr III vs. Thomas Nash 

Eunice Burr vs. George Cable 

George Burr vs. Jonathan Sturges 

David S. Burr vs. Saugatuck Lodge 

Oliver Huff vs. N.Y., N.H. and Hartford Railroad Co., David A. Burr, witness 

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Box II--Papers belonging to assorted family members   11 folders

 Folder A Thaddeus Burr (1735-1801) 1752-1829   8 items

Letter to John Dennie 1774 

Letter to John Hancock 1782 

Letter to Doctor Francis Bowes Sayre 1798   3 items

Indenture between Thaddeus Burr and Nathan Hubbell 1752 

Payment to Thaddeus Burr from Colony Treasury 1774 

Thaddeus Burr's (son of Peter Burr) tax appeal 1829 

 Folder B George Burr (b. 1740) 1808, 1812   6 items

Letter from Increase Sturges 

Letter from David Burr 

Bills 

 Folder C Peter Burr (1754-1816) 

Farm and store account book (photocopy) with index 1770-1779 

 Folder D Ebenezer Burr III (b. 1750's)   5 items

Wine licenses 1795-1979 

Promissory note 1787 

 Folder E Nathaniel Burr Jr. (b. 1767)   2 items

Custodianship of his affairs by the Selectman of Fairfield 1823 

Zalmon Burr (1869-1832) county surveyor's certificate 1814 

 Folder F Caroline Burr (b. 1798) book 1811 

 Folder G Eben Burr (1798-1873)   6 items

Building price list for house, 254 N. Benson Rd. 1821 

Cider Mill patent papers to Joseph Sturges and Eben Burr 1830 

Eben Burr's envelopes and scrap n.d. 

 Folder H David Burr (1826-1866) Letters to William Burr 1849-1857   16 items

 Folder I David Burr (1826-1866) Letters 1847-1850   8 items

 Folder J David Burr (1826-1866) school papers n.d.   5 items

 Folder K Unidentified bills 1786-1822   4 items

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Box III--David Burr books   2 folders

 Folder A Books belonging to David Burr (Italian grammar) 1850's   4 items

 Folder B Books belonging to David Burr (Italian and Spanish grammar) 1850's   4 items

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Box IV--Seafaring papers   3 Folders

 Folder A Miscellaneous papers 

Astronomical ephemeris 1855   4 items

Sailing directions 1855   2 items

Nautical almanac 1856 

 Folder B Bowditch's Practical Navigator 1807 

 Folder C Books for use of crew and passengers 1850   2 items

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Box V--David Burr papers   5 folders

 Folder A David Burr 1850's   6 items

Books belonging to David Burr 

Books and papers belonging to Mrs. David Burr 

 Folder B David Burr school books 1850's 

 Folder C David Burr 

Books belonging to David Burr 

Books and papers belonging to Mrs. David Burr 

Mrs. David Burr (Magdalen Grostephen, 1831-1908) Bible and religious books 1840's, 1874   3 items

 Folder D Magdalen Burr bills and papers 1890-1913   35 items

 Folder E Magdalen Burr books and papers, sympathy letters 1901 

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Box VI--William Burr papers   8 folders

 Folder A Account books and Produce sales 1862-1890   18 items

 Folder B Account books 1863-1880   7 items

 Folder C Books 

Account book and diaries 1865-1919   3 items

Fairfield Middle School 1865 

Cow account books 1873-1879   2 items

 Folder D Bills and bills receipted 1841-1906   36 items

 Folder E Bills and bills receipted for house on Elm St. 1858-1862   41 items

 Folder F Contracts and permits 

Great Eastern Fertilizer Co. contract 1892 

Bulletin Sign Board permit to Morse Bros., Canton, MA 1906   2 items

 Folder G Letters 

from California 1852-1856   24 items

from David Hayes 1853, 1883   2 items

 Folder H Surety bond and Elm St. house costs 1891, n.d.   2 items

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Box VII--James O. Burr papers   10 folders

 Folder A Letters from unidentified woman 1881-1882   23 items

 Folder B Letters from Mame (b. 8 Oct. 1871) 1891-1892   13 items

 Folder C Letters from Mame 1893   42 items

 Folder D Letters from Mame, 1-6 1894   23 items

 Folder E Letters from Mame, 7-12 1894   17 items

 Folder F Letters from Mame 1895   35 items

 Folder G Letters from Mame 1896   23 items

 Folder H Letters from Mame n.d.   46 items

 Folder I Miscellaneous papers   11 items

Letters and material from the Fairfield Rubber Co. 1884   6 items

Sympathy letters 1908   2 items

Bill, Baptismal paper, Diary 1893, 1878, n.d. 

 Folder J Loose stamps and covers with evaluations 1890's   20 items

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Box VIII--James O. Burr Books 

 Folder A Bible and Scripture dictionary 1869   2 items

 Folder B Scripture and songbooks 1870's and n.d.   5 items

 Folder C School books 1850, 1870, n.d. 

 Folder D School books 1870's, 1880's   3 items

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Box IX--Josie and David A. Burr   2 folders

 Folder A Emma Josephine Burr (1860-1901) scripture and songbook 1850's, 1860's   2 items

 Folder B David A. Burr (1864-1923) papers 

Bills and bills receipted 0188-1891   8 items

Bank books and checks 1905-1922   25 items

B.P.O. Elks & F. of A. passbooks 1889, 1911   2 items

Letters 1920's   12 items

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Box X--William O. Burr   8 folders

 Folder A Fairfield Tercentenary papers 1938-1939   39 items

 Folder B Fairfield Tercentenary papers 1938   56 items

 Folder C First Church of Christ Papers 1930-1950   35 items

 Folder D Bills and bills receipted 1919, 1940's   10 items

 Folder E Remodeling 254 N. Benson Rd. house plans 1894   10 items

 Folder F Letters and financial statements 1914, 1940's   12 items

 Folder G Phrenological character of W. O. Burr, programs and pamphlets 1887, 1900's   21 items

 Folder H Papers presented by W. O. Burr 1933, n.d.   3 items

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Box XI--William O. Burr books and diaries   6 folders

 Folder A Travel diaries 1889, 1941   2 items

 Folder B Fairfield diary 1929-1938 

 Folder C Fairfield diary 1939-1945 

 Folder D Fairfield diary 1946-1951 

 Folder E Loose diary papers 1946-1951   18 items

 Folder F Rental books, farm account book 1895-1934   4 items

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Box XII--Aretta Burr Sherwood, Eunice Dennie Burr and Harry Hill Sherwood papers   10 folders

 Folder A Letters to Aretta Burr Sherwood from H. H. Sherwood 1918   21 items

 Folder B Letters to Aretta Burr Sherwood from H. H. Sherwood 1918   42 items

 Folder C Letters to Aretta Burr Sherwood from H. H. Sherwood 1918-1919   43 items

 Folder D Letters from H. H. Sherwood to Eunice Burr 1918   28 items

 Folder E Diary of H. H. Sherwood in France with YMCA 1919 

 Folder F Aretta Burr Sherwood diary 1929 

 Folder G Aretta Burr Sherwood diary 1931 

 Folder H Aretta Burr Sherwood diary 1932-1944 

 Folder I Eunice Burr diary 1915-1919 

 Folder J Miscellaneous clippings   15 items

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Box XIII--Lillian Burr's Mt. Holyoke College Papers, class of 1905   8 folders, 500 items

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Box XIV--Lillian Burr papers   6 folder

 Folders A & B College papers   80 items

 Folders C & D Letters   49 items

 Folder E Letters from W. H. Burr   27 items

 Folder F Business letters to Lillian Burr   17 items

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Box XV--Florence Burr papers   8 folders

 Folders A & B School class notes n.d.   10 items

 Folder C Patterns and transfers   22 items

 Folder D Handwritten recipe book 

 Folder E Letterheads and envelopes   13 items

 Folder F Letter to Lillie 1894 

 Folder G Morris Lyon Burr's Yale Class Day book and Manual of the First Church of Christ 1905, 1881 

 Folder H Jennings family photos   13 items

Related Archival Materials note

See also Oversize MSS Box 1

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Box XVI--Theodore B. Burr, Raymonde Pezard Burr and Theodosia Burr papers   10 folders

 Folder A Schools books 1914-1915   3 items

 Folder B Business papers 1939-1940   23 items

 Folder C War ration books, World War I certificate, liquor permit and misc. 1920's-1940   81 items

 Folder D Postcards 1917-1940   8 items

 Folder E R. P. Burr's war rations, stock certificates and citizenship certificate 1917, 1931   7 items

 Folder F Theodosia Burr Thomas Lyon papers; letter to Alice Burr from her mother 1920, 1930's and 1940's 

 Folder G Photographs and clips of Jean Parkermege (Lyon) 1940's   8 items

 Folder H Miscellaneous papers   21 items

 Folder I Newspaper clips 1941, 1945   3 items

 Folder J Photographs   3 items

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Box XVII--Miscellaneous papers   7 folders

 Folder A Letters to Florence A. Wright from "Da Da" while in the theatre with the Elsie DeWolf Company 1901-1902   12 items

 Folder B Eben Burr's Bible and passport book 1908, 1924   2 items

 Folder C Letters to Dr. Childs from Anna F. Burr 1904   2 items

 Folder D Reminiscences of Fairfield of C. H. Phelps 1940   3 items

 Folder E Genealogy notes   40 items

 Folder F Newspaper clips   17 items

 Folder G Newspaper clips 1844, 1927   2 items

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Box XVIII--Account books (owner unknown)   2 folders

 Folder A Checkbooks and account books 1912-1915   8 items

 Folder B Brewery sales book   5 items

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Box XIX--Burr Family photographs and postcards   10 folders

 Folders A-I Burr family photographs   90 items

 Folder B Postcards 1919-1922   60 items

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Box XX--Howard Burr Papers   4 folders The papers in this box are copies.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Papers from this box come from L87.July.8

 Folder A General Assembly resolution, Southport boundaries 1832   3 items

 Folder B Ephraim Burr papers   39 items

Indenture papers 1814-1831   6 items

Land deeds 1819-1836   9 items

Certificates as Seaman, State Militia 1820   2 items

Papers re: Ship Camden 1849-1863   5 items

Letters from John Gould Jennings to Ephraim Burr 1862   5 items

Ephraim Burr will 1883   4 items

Will and inventory of Frances 1900   6 items

 Folder C Peter Burr papers   23 items

Deed-Peter Burr from Ephraim and Abigail Burr 1776 

Peter Burr will and estate distribution 1812, 1816   18 papers

Esther Burr (wife of Peter) will 1822 

Ebenezer Burr (brother of Peter) will 1820   3 items

 Folder D Henry S. Burr papers   47 items

School paper 

Journal of sailing trip from N.Y.C. to S.A. with typed copy 1849   26 items

Letters 1853, 1857, 1863, 1870   12 items

Will 1871   8 items

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Box XXI--Mrs. Frank A. Burr papers   6 folders

 Folder A Letters 1920's 

 Folder B Miscellaneous papers 1910-1929 

 Folder C Wednesday afternoon Music Club 1907-1927 

 Folder D Bank books 1927-1930 

 Folder E Photographs 

F. A. Burr   8 items

Mrs. F. A. Burr   3 items

Assorted Burrs, Lyons, Hawleys and Grummans   24 items

 Folder F Photographs 

4-H Club   11 items

Trowel Club outing   1 item

Masonic Lodge   2 items

Town basketball team 1934-1935   1 item

unidentified   12 items

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Box XXII--William T. Burr papers   7 folders

 Folder B Bills 1930-1939 

 Folder B Bills 1930-1939 

 Folder C Letters 1920-1929 

 Folder D Civil Air Patrol papers 1940-1949 

 Folder E Checkbook and Police manual 1920 

 Folder F 4-H Park papers 1970-1979 

 Folder G Photographs circa 1950 

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Box XXIII--Fred A. Burr papers/Miscellaneous   6 items

 Folder A Fred A. Burr papers 1917-1918 

 Folder B Fred A. Burr papers 

 Folder C Police department newsclips 1931 

 Folder D Frank B. Taylor's detective papers 1879-1884 

 Folder E Miscellaneous papers 

 Folder F Miscellaneous papers 

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Oversize Item A: Alva Burr's Day book 2/6/1802-3/8/1802 

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Oversize Item B: Nehemiah Burr's Account book 1757-1788 

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Oversize Item C: Store Account book of William Burr 1762-1769 

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Given by Dr. David H. Burr, President of the Aaron Burr Association, 1987, in honor of Dr. Samuel Engle Burr, Jr. (L88.Jan.1)

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Oversize Item D: James Burr's Seamen's Friend Society 1878 

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Oversize Item E: David A Burr's Deputy Sherriff certificate 1907 

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Oversize item F: Lillian Burr's topographic maps and Westporter Herald 1902 

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Oversize Item G: Theodore B. Burr's grammar school diploma 1914 

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Oversize Item H: Map of Pine Creek, Fairfield n.d. 

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Oversize item I: A general chart of the Mediterranean, Adriatic, Black Seas and Greacian Archipelago owned by David Burr 1830, 1844-1849 

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Oversize Item J: Photographs 

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

From L94.Oct.9

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