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Finding Aid for the Robert Ignatius Burns papers, 1960-1976
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Description
Robert Ignatius Burns (b.1921) entered the Society of Jesus (1940), became a Roman Catholic priest (1952), and was a professor of history at UCLA (1958- ). He wrote many books on Islamic Spain and the medieval Mediterranean region, including Islam under the Crusaders: colonial survival in the thirteenth-century kingdom of Valencia (1974) and Moors and crusaders in Mediterranean Spain (1978). The collection consists of manuscripts, typescripts, galley sheets, and miscellaneous materials related to Burns' writings on thirteenth century Islam and the Crusades.
Background
Burns was born August 16, 1921 in San Francisco, California; BA and MA, Gonzaga University, 1945 and 1947; MA, History, Fordham University, 1949; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1958; entered the Society of Jesus (1940) and became a Roman Catholic priest in 1952; professor of history, UCLA, beginning in 1958; author of many books on Islamic Spain and the medieval Mediterranean region, including Islam under the Crusaders: colonial survival in the thirteenth-century kingdom of Valencia (1974) and Moors and crusaders in Mediterranean Spain (1978).
Extent
16 boxes (8 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.