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Name of Collection:             Burns (Sarah E. Allen) Collection      

Accession Number:              AM10-59                               

Given By:                               William (Bill) Burns   

Date of Receipt:                    May 12, 2010

Extent:                                   1 item 

Inclusive Dates:                    July 18, 1913 

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

This collection is the framed, original certificate presented to Sarah E. Allen Burns. This was the first certificate awarded from Mississippi Normal College.


Name of Collection:             Burns (Sarah E. Allen) Collection      

Accession Number:              AM10-82                               

Given By:                               William (Bill) Burns   

Date of Receipt:                    May 31, 2010

Extent:                                   20 photographs          

Inclusive Dates:                    circa late 1800’s to 1964

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Photographs, some black & white, some color, with the following descriptions:

  1. Piano recital, Jackson, MS, 1964
  2. First teaching job, Rockport, MS, 1914
  3. Certificate, 1913
  4. A.A. & Sarah
  5. Allen family, Sarah in white
  6. Art & Sarah, 1964
  7. Arthur A. Burns
  8. Burns Family Haz
  9. Burnses @ Cedars, 1935
  10. C.I. & Molly Allen
  11. C.I., Molly, Hattie & Sarah
  12. Ruth & Allen (Art) off to school, 1932
  13. Ruth & Allen on Cedars front porch
  14. Ruth & Sarah, 1922
  15. Sarah & Arthur’s wedding day
  16. Sarah Allen
  17. Sarah with parents and sister, Hattie
  18. The Cedars, 1931
  19. Wm & Ruth Burns, 1936
  20. Wm & Sarah, 1958


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