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Burton family scrapbooks, 1859

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71m2 Burton family scrapbooks, 1859-1931 71M2 Finding aid prepared by Laura A. Hess University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2012 January 3 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-07-30T13:41-0400 Description is in English. Describing Archives: A Content Standard Burton family scrapbooks 71M2 University of Kentucky Special Collections 1.83 Cubic feet 12 items 1859-1931 Burton family. Custodial History note Milward, Lewis Burton and others, gift, n.d. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Preferred Citation note 71M2: [identification of item], Burton family scrapbooks, 1859-1931, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note Bishop Lewis William Burton was the first Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky, which was organized in 1896. He resigned his post at the Diocese in 1928. His father, Lewis Burton, Sr., was a Reverend at St. John's Parish in Cleveland, Ohio, a position that Bishop Burton later acquired. Burton had two sisters, Mrs. A.B. Leslie and Mrs. E.J. Backus, who were active members of the Women's Auxiliary Diocese of Ohio. Scope and Contents note The Burton family scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings and church programs that chronicle the lives of the Burton family members, including Lewis Burton, Sr. and his children, Lewis William Burton, Mrs. A.B. Leslie, and Mrs. E.J. Backus. Materials record events in St. John's Parish, St. Mark's Parish, the Diocese of Lexington, and the Women's Auxiliary Diocese of Ohio. Notable events include the death of Lewis Burton, Sr. in 1894 and the appointment of Lewis William Burton as Bishop of the Diocese of Lexington in 1896. Arrangement note Collection is arranged by subject. Episcopal Church. Diocese of Lexington. Lexington (Ky.)--Religion--History--20th century. Scrapbooks. Women--Ohio--Cleveland. Lewis Burton, Sr. scrapbooks 1859-1895 Scope and Contents note The Lewis Burton, Sr. scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings and other printed materials about the life and career of Reverend Lewis Burton, Sr. 1 1859-1875 2 1859-1895 3 1894 Women scrapbooks 1859-1931 Scope and Contents note The Women scrapbooks included materials about the lives of Mrs. A.B. Leslie and Mrs. E.J. Backus (sisters of Bishop Lewis William Burton), as well as Emily P. Berry, and their work in various church organizations. Mrs. A.B. Leslie and Mrs. E.J. Backus scrapbook 4 1877-1931 Emily P. Berry scrapbook 5 1859-1896 Lewis William Burton scrapbooks 1878-1931 Scope and Contents note The Lewis William Burton scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings and other printed materials about the life and career of Burton at St. John's Parish and as Bishop of the Diocese of Lexington. Official scrapbook 6 1878-1931 Personal scrapbook 7 1884-1918 Invoices/Official scrapbook 8 1914-1925 Bishop Burton, Volume I 9 1900-1921 Bishop Burton, Volume II 10 1921-1928 Bishop Burton, Volume III 11 1928-1933 Bishop Burton, Volume IV 12 1900-1931