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Anna Isabel Francis Burke Papers, 1907-1942, 1946

Collection Overview

Title: Anna Isabel Francis Burke Papers, 1907-1942, 1946

Predominant Dates:1907-1942


Creator: Burke, Anna Isabel (Francis) (1869-1942)

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 04/27/1981

Languages: English [eng]


1869-1942; Cavalier, North Dakota, homesteader, piano teacher

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Anna Isabel Francis Papers consist of a photocopied diary, 1907-1942. The original was loaned for duplication by Florence Burke Dawson of Grand Forks. The diary contains daily entries regarding family activities, special events, and weather conditions, as well as local and national events. The diaries provide a picture of farm life in the first half of the twentieth century. Obituaries for Anna Isabel Francis Burke and John M. Burke, as well as photocopied photographs of the family, are also included.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Florence Burke Dawson, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item) Anna Isabel Francis Burke Papers. OGLMC 616, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections. Chester Fritz Library. University of North Dakota.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid added to Archon in June 2013.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Photocopied diary, January 1907 - January 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Photocopied diary, February 1912 - December 1914Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Photocopied diary, January 1915 - April 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Photocopied diary, May 1918 - November 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Photocopied diary, June 1926 - November 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Photocopied diary, December 1928 - September 1930Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Photocopied diary, November 1920 - February 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Photocopied diary, March 1935 - December 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Photocopied diary, obituaries, family photos, January 1941 - January 1942Add to your cart.