Elizabeth Ann Burton Papers, 1984-1997
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Brief Description: 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.
Held at:
Special Collections and University Archives
Email: pbruce [at] odu.edu
Record Series Number: 17/RG 17-3B4
Created by: Burton, Elizabeth Ann (1958-1990)
Volume: 0.4 Linear Feet
Acquired: 00/00/2000.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged chronologically.
Access Restrictions: Open to researchers without restrictions.
Subject Index
Old Dominion University--Alumni and alumnae
Old Dominion University--Dept. of English
Poets, American--20th Century
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.
Acquisition Notes: Mildred Guilds Peele  Donation.
PreferredCitation: [Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], Elizabeth Ann Burton Papers, Special Collections, Old Dominion University Libraries, Norfolk, Virginia.