Letter, from Helen Becker, 1968.


Purdum, W. T. Letter, from Helen Becker, 1968.

Letter, from Helen Becker, 1968.

First six pages of a letter from Helen Becker regarding her uncle, George Lincoln Burr. Letter refers to Roland Bainton's biography of Burr; Burr's relationship with Andrew Dickson White; his admiration for Carl Becker; his marriage; the death of his wife; his wife's family in Virginia (the Martins and Venables); and other matters.

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