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Guide to Edgar White Burrill scrapbooks, 1934-1945 ARC Mss 81
ARC Mss 81  
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Description
Four scrapbooks that consist of newspaper clippings, photographs, pamphlets, correspondence and related material of Minister Edgar White Burrill's activites within the New Thought movement.
Background
Edgar White Burrill (1883-1958) prior to the 1930s was known for his literary endeavors, which included teaching at Columbia and Northwestern Universities, publishing book reviews and plays, and running the Literary Vesper series of lectures held at New York City's Town Hall. Burrill also gave dramatic readings on radio. By the 1930s, however, Burrill became interested in the principles of Divine Science epoused by Emmet Fox and other New Thought ministers. Attracted to the New Thought beliefs, Burrill traveled to Denver, Colorado to study and eventually become ordained to the ministery.
Extent
4.7 linear feet (4 flat oversize boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
Availability
The collection is open for research.