Burton family scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Title
Burton family scrapbooks
Date
1859-1931
Extent
1.83 Cubic feet
Subjects
Women--Ohio--Cleveland.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by subject.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Laura A. Hess
Preferred Citation
71M2: [identification of item], Burton family scrapbooks, 1859-1931, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
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 Content
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.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Lewis Burton, Sr. scrapbooks, 1859-1895

The Lewis Burton, Sr. scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings and other printed materials about the life and career of Reverend Lewis Burton, Sr.

, 1859-1875

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, 1859-1895

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, 1894

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Women scrapbooks, 1859-1931

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, 1877-1931

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Emily P. Berry scrapbook, 1859-1896

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Lewis William Burton scrapbooks, 1878-1931

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, 1878-1931

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Personal scrapbook, 1884-1918

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Invoices/Official scrapbook, 1914-1925

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Bishop Burton, Volume I, 1900-1921

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Bishop Burton, Volume II, 1921-1928

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Bishop Burton, Volume III, 1928-1933

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Bishop Burton, Volume IV, 1900-1931

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