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Finding Aid for the Walter Lewis Burns Papers, 1905-1955
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Walter Lewis Burns Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1905-1955
    Collection number: 108
    Creator: Burns, Walter Lewis
    Extent: 29 boxes (14.5 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Walter Lewis Burns Papers (Collection 108). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.


    Burns worked at Dawson's Book Shop in Los Angeles; became a photographer, artist, and bibliographer.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Burns, Walter Lewis--Archives.
    Dawson's Book Shop--Officials and employees--Archival resources.