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HOLLIS 013846966

Burt, Albert F. Letters, 1911-1913: Finding Aid

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS 013846966
Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Albert F. Burt
Title: Letters, 1911-1913
Date(s): 1911-1913
Quantity: 1 boxes
Abstract: Letters written by Harvard Law School student, Albert F. Burt, class of 1914. Recipients include his father, mother and two brothers. The subject matter includes life at the Law School, both social and acedemic, as well as living in Cambridge.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Donation.

Processing Information:

Processed by Edwin Moloy.

Conditions Governing Access:

Access to these papers is governed by the rules and regulations of the Harvard Law School Library. This collection is open to the public, but is housed off-site at Harvard Depository and requires 2 business-day advance notice for retrieval. Consult Historical & Special Collections staff for further information.

Conditions Governing Use:

The Harvard Law School Library holds copyright on some, but not all, of the material in our collections. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be directed to the Special Collections staff. Researchers who obtain permission to publish from the Harvard Law School Library are also responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations who hold copyright.

Historical/Biographical Information

Little is known about Albert F. Burt. He was born in Middlebury Vermont where his father was a professor. In submissions to the Class Reports of 1920 and 1929 he reports working for the American Trust Co. in St. Louis, Missouri. The 1953 and 1963 Law School Alumni Directories list him living in Middle Grove, N.Y. but no occupation is mentioned. The 1973 directory lists him as living in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.. His date of death is unknown.

Scope and Contents

The 70 documents that make up the Albert F. Burt Letters span the years 1911-1913. The letters are all handwritten. Recipients include his father, mother and two brothers.Topics range from the mundane such as the weather and trips into Boston to descriptions of life at the Harvard Law School.

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Law student--Massachusetts--Cambridge--anecdotes
Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School--Student housing

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