Burk, William R.

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"Bill" Burk, retired, botany librarian at the John N. Couch Biology Library, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

From the description of Bill Burk collection of letters and photographs from Sherwin Carlquist, 1997-2009. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 642214261

William (Bill) Burk is a retired botany librarian, formerly at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

From the description of William R. Burk papers, 2005-2008. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 659527932

William R. "Bill" Burk was the former botany librarian at the John N. Couch Biology Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

From the guide to the Bill Burk collection of letters and photographs from Sherwin Carlquist, 1997-2009, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University)

William (Bill) Burk is a retired botany librarian, formerly at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also the historian for the North Carolina Academy of Science.

His mother, Lillian Marie Renstrom Burk, spent most of her life and career as a cook in Norwalk, CT. After retirement, she moved to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in 1983, to be closer to her son. After a stroke in 2005, she became a resident of Chapel Hill Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. She died peacefully on April 5, 2008.

From the guide to the William R. Burk Papers, 2005-2010, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University)

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associatedWith Burk, Lillian. person
associatedWith Carlquist, Sherwin John, 1930- person
associatedWith Chapel Hill Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Parks, Clifford Robert. person
associatedWith White, P. S. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Chapel Hill (N.C.)
North Carolina
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Nursing home patients--Care
Scientists
Photography, Artistic
Aging parents--Health and hygiene
Outdoor photography
Adult children of aging parents
College teachers
Gay college teachers
Nursing home care
Bereavement
Photographers
Aging parents--Medical care
Nursing homes
Hospice care
Botany--Study and teaching
Photography of men
Photography of the nude
Landscape photography
Botany--History
Gay men--Fiction
Circumcision
Parents--Death
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