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John Perez Burnham Collections

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0915-sc

Scope and Contents Note

A collection of material relating to the publisher Thomas Bird Mosher, a collection of material relating to the Elijah Lorenzo Green family, and a collection of material relating to the Best/Burnham families. Included in the Thomas Bird Mosher collection are two newspaper clippings about collectors of Mosher publications, a copy of the Colby Library Quarterly (Feb. 1958) with an article about Mosher by Alfred K. Chapman, a bibliography of Mosher books and catalogs in the collection of Norman H. Strouse, an addenda & corrigenda to the check list of the publications of Mosher by Benton L. Hatch, and correspondence between John P. Burnham and Benton L. Hatch between April 12, 1968 and July 28, 1977. The Elijah Lorenzo Green family collection includes a photocopy of a photograph of Elijah and his wife Clara A. Green, genealogies of their families, and a photocopy and typescript of the reminiscence of Elijah L. Green's army experience in the Civil War. The Best/Burnham families collection includes a photocopy of photographs of William Tritten Best and his wife Margaret, a genealogy of the Best family written by William Tritten Best in 1875 and transcribed by Rebecca Dow Burnham in 1971, genealogical charts, and a photocopy of parts of Nova Scotia vital statistics from newspapers, 1813-1822 compiled by Terence M. Punch.

Dates

  • 1875-2000

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

John Perez Burnham was born in Framingham, Massachusetts in 1935. He married Rebecca Ann Dow from Rockland, Maine, in 1969 and they live in Wilton, Maine.

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Overview

A collection of material relating to the publisher Thomas Bird Mosher, a collection of material relating to the Elijah Lorenzo Green family, and a collection of material relating to the Best/Burnham families.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of John Perez Burnham in October 2000.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the John Perez Burnham Collections
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686