Elizabeth Ann Burton Papers, 1984-1997 | Special Collections and University Archives
Title: Elizabeth Ann Burton Papers, 1984-1997
Collection Identifier: RG 17-3B4
ID: 17/RG 17-3B4
Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet
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Scope and Contents: This collection includes typed and handwritten drafts of poetry written by Elizabeth Ann Burton, mostly from the late 1980s. Included are the original manuscripts for Burton’s published book of poetry Waiting for the Messiah, as well as the draft of a second book, which was never published. Letters from Elizabeth Burton to Mildred Guilds Peele, donator of the collection, as well as letters written after Burton’s death by Mildred Peele to L. S. Loomer, a potential publisher of Elizabeth Burton’s poetry, and correspondence between Burton’s mother and Peele.