Burton, Richard, 1861-1940

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Richard E. Burton was an editor, author, and educator. He was born in Connecticut and educated at Trinity College and Johns Hopkins. He was literary editor of the Hartford Courant for several years before accepting a position at the University of Minnesota as English professor and department head. He wrote poetry and biography, and edited several publications.

From the description of Richard E. Burton letter and poem, 1915. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 63664658

Burton was a poet, lecturer, and professor. He earned a B.A. from Trinity in 1883 and a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins in 1888. He was a lecturer on literature at Columbia and was chairman of the University of Minnesota's English Department from 1898-1925.

From the description of Letters, 1903-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122529768

Burton was an American author.

From the description of Letters, a portrait, and an envelope, 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82833598

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creatorOf Burton, Richard, 1861-1940. Autograph letter signed Richard Burton to: "My Dear Miss Bates" January 13, 1897. Wellesley College
creatorOf Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. Papers pertaining to "The Enchanted Years" [manuscript], 1919-1922. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Burton, Richard, 1861-1940. Autograph letter signed Richard Burton to: Miss Bates March 16, 1897. Wellesley College
referencedIn Hagen, Jocelyn, 1980-. Songs of fields and prairies / [music by] Jocelyn Hagen. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Burton, Richard, 1861-1940. Papers of Richard Burton [manuscript], 1904. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Rosenstock autograph collection, 1800-1950 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Burton, Richard, 1861-1940. Letters, 1903. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Burton, Richard, 1861-1940. Letters, a portrait, and an envelope, 1901. American Primers
creatorOf Poe Memorial Association. Correspondence of the Poe Memorial Association, 1899-1901. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Burton, Richard, 1861-1940. Richard E. Burton letter and poem, 1915. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn John Vance Cheney Papers, 1847-1927, (bulk 1898-1922) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Burton, Richard, 1861-1940. Collection: 1912-1936. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Bibb, Frank, 1887-. Elegy / poem by Richard Burton ; music by Frank Bibb. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Burton, Richard, 1861-1940. Letter 1912, March 2, Minneapolis, Minnesota. [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Richard Burton. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Moore, Charles, 1855-1942. Charles Moore papers, 1889-1940. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Arthur Wheelock Upson papers, 1880-1945, 1953 University of Minnesota Libraries. University of Minnesota Archives. [uarc]
creatorOf Poe Memorial Association. Correspondence of the Poe Memorial Association [manuscript], 1899-1911. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. Letter 1923 October 10, Staten Island, N.Y. [to] Virginia Podmore, Unknown / Edwin Markham. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Burton, Richard, 1861-1940. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser and H. L. Mencken, 1903-1916. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968. Papers, 1813-1968 (inclusive), 1909-1968 (bulk). Indiana Newspaper Project
referencedIn Cheney, John Vance, 1848-1922. Papers of John Vance Cheney, 1862-1927. Library of Congress
referencedIn Sarah Orne Jewett correspondence, 1861-1930. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Burton, Richard, 1861-1940. Letters, 1903-1921. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Papers of Lizette Woodworth Reese [manuscript], 1893-1936. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Mosher, Thomas Bird, 1852-1923. Thomas Bird Mosher papers, 1890-1939 (inclusive) 1895-1924 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Copeland and Day. Correspondence, 1880-1900. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Papers, 1847-1933. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Charles Moore papers, 1901-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Heron-Allen, Edward, 1861-1943,. Chyromantia : manuscript, 1884-1893. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. Letter 1923 October 8, Staten Island, N.Y. [to] Virginia Podmore, Unknown / [Edwin Markham]. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Burton, Richard, 1861-1940. Letter, 1902 November 17, Boston, to Mabel H. Thomas. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. Papers of William Stanley Beaumont Braithwaite [manuscript] 1904-1935 (1958). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Burton, Richard, 1861-1940. If we had time : poem [AMsS], [ca. 1915]. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Thomas Bird Mosher papers, 1890-1939 (inclusive) 1895-1924 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1897-1930. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Marvin, Samuel W. Autograph collection, 1815-1917. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Burton, Richard, 1861-1940. Autograph letter signed Richard Burton to: Miss Bates March 14, 1897. Wellesley College
creatorOf Adamic, Louis, 1899-1951,. Letters to Alfred Kreymborg [manuscript], 1921-1956. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Burton, Richard, 1861-1940. Letter to Charles Burpee. Connecticut Historical Society
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associatedWith Aylesworth, Barton O. (Barton Orville), 1860-1933 person
associatedWith Aylesworth, Barton Orville, 1860-1933. person
associatedWith Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929. person
associatedWith Bibb, Frank, 1887- person
associatedWith Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. person
associatedWith Burpee, Charles W. (Charles Winslow), b. 1859. person
associatedWith Cheney, John Vance, 1848-1922. person
associatedWith Copeland and Day. corporateBody
associatedWith Hagen, Jocelyn, 1980- person
associatedWith Heron-Allen, Edward, 1861-1943, person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
correspondedWith Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909 person
associatedWith Lothrop Publishing Company (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. person
associatedWith Marvin, Samuel W. person
associatedWith Moore, Charles, 1855-1942. person
associatedWith Mosher, Thomas Bird, 1852-1923. person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
associatedWith Poe Memorial Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Poe Memorial Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. person
correspondedWith Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 person
associatedWith Rosenstock, Fred A., b. 1895 person
associatedWith RRAL. corporateBody
associatedWith RRAL. corporateBody
associatedWith Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968. person
associatedWith Skinner, Charles M. (Charles Montgomery), 1852-1907. person
associatedWith Thomas, Mabel H. person
associatedWith Upson, Arthur Wheelock, 1877-1908 person
associatedWith Vincent, Leon H. (Leon Henry), 1859-1941, person
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Male authors, American--Correspondence
Authors, American--Correspondence
American literature--20th century
Authors, American--Portraits
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