Burke, E. A. (Edward A.)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection contains honorary diplomas, correspondence, papers related to Burke's involvement as Chairman of the Committee on Registration of the Conservative Democratic Party, as well as financial records, including receipts, deposit notes and certificates, account books, and checks. There are also event and performance programs, telegrams, invitations, correspondence with members of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union as well as with Clara Barton of the American Association of the Red...
Dates: 1837-1919; Other: Majority of material found in 1865-1889
File — Box: 3, Folder: 31
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(31)
Scope and Contents 1900-1909 Letters, telegrams, memos, and an official copy of a 1900 gold mining commission granted to Edward A. Burke along the Guayape River, Honduras. Later papers indicate these rights were sold to the Olancho Mineral Compania. Undated documents include a rough map,a list of mines, and a request of Americans Federico Bill [Frederick Bell] and Jorge S. Coleman [George S. Coleman] for a mining concession.
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of legal documents and correspondence of the Hawkins family relating to the estate of E.A. (Edward Austin) Burke, the Louisiana politician and publisher who spearheaded the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition in New Orleans in 1884-1885. His wife and son predeceased him, resulting in his estate being inherited by numerous nephews, nieces, and other relatives. William E. Hawkins was among these heirs.
Dates: 1856-1952; Other: Date acquired: 11/02/1997