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Burns Family Collection

Identifier: MSS 0007

Scope and Content

The Burns Family Collection contains personal papers of the Burns family of Houston, Texas. This collection, which dates from 1955 to 2009, consists of funeral programs, school programs, and ephemera of individuals and places that had special meaning to the family.


  • 1955 - 2009


Materials are in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Burns Family Collection must be obtained from African American Library at the Gregory School or the appropriate copyright holder.


1.17 Linear Feet (2)

Arrangement note

Collection is arranged by subject and material type.

Acquisiton Information

Donated by: Danielle Burns, August 2009

Digitized Materials

A portion of this colleciton has been digitized and is available through the Houston Area Digital Archives. Please view the digitized material at:

See also, The Hazel Hainsworth Young Collection (PH0002) available at:

Related Collections

MSS 0002 Roett Family Collection

(HMRC) MSS 0451 Hazel Hainsworth Young and Robert W. Hainsworth

Processing Information

Processed by: Vince Lee, October 2009
MSS 0007 Burns Family Collection
An Inventory of Records at the African American Library at the Gregory School, Houston Public Library
Vince Lee
October, 2009
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Gregory School Repository


(832) 393-1662

The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
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Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002
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