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.
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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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