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Richard F. Burges Papers

Identifier: 1951-001

The Richard F. Burges papers contains correspondence regarding where some Texas history records may be held at various institutions. An item list is also included.


  • 1935-1938

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.5 linear feet

Biographical / Historical

Richard Fenner Burges (1873-1945) was a legislator and conservationist. He was the son of Bettie and William H. Burges. A noted bibliophile of the Southwest and Texas history, Burges had a collection of 5000 items that have been donated to various institutions. He died at El Paso on January 13, 1945. ( from his biographical entry in folder 1 of the collection)

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