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Finding aid to the Burr-Allyne family papers and photographs, 1839-2012 MS 717
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Series 1:  Correspondence 1839-1980

Physical Description: 18.0 boxes, 1 flat box

Scope and Contents

Correspondence consists of letters belonging to both the Burr and Allyne families, the bulk of the letters comprising Elsie Burr’s correspondence to friends and family from 1904 to 1930, and between Elsie and her husband Harry Overstreet documenting their courtship, married life, and divorce. This series contains the correspondence of Alice and Marian Burr, chronicling their extensive travels in Asia and Africa in 1929-1930; a small but valuable collection of letters detailing the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire and its impact on the city and the Burr-Allyne family; and correspondence between John W. Allyne and Jane L. Stanford regarding the Leland Stanford Junior Kindergarten Trust, including bylaws and other papers related to the organization. Finally the series includes one letter to Harry Overstreet signed by playwright Eugene O'Neill.

System of Arrangement

Correspondence is arranged by correspondent, with each correspondent’s letters arranged in chronological order.
 

Allyne family correspondence 1839-1947

Box 1, Folder 1

Letters between Samuel H. Allyne and Joseph W. Allyne 1845-1848

Box 1, Folder 2

Letter from Samuel H. Allyne to Sophronia W. Allyne 1850 June 6

Box 1, Folder 3

Letter to Samuel H. Allyne from Laura M. Buck 1855 October 27

Box 1, Folder 4

Letters from Samuel H. Allyne to John W. Allyne 1862 July 24-1880 February 28, undated

Box 1, Folder 5

Letters from Samuel H. Allyne to his children 1865 January 15, undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Letter from Sophronia W. Allyne to Catherine Clarke 1839 August 13

Box 1, Folder 7

Letters to Joseph W. Allyne from family and friends 1840 November 12-1851 October 12

Box 1, Folder 8

Letters to Joseph W. Allyne from Helen Maria Allyne, Isabelle Graham Allyne and Sophronia W. Allyne (Duckie) 1846-1850

Box 1, Folder 9

Letters from Joseph W. Allyne to family 1852

Box 1, Folder 10

Letters to Helen Maria Allyne from Isabella Graham Allyne and Samuel H. Allyne 1847 April 29, undated

Box 1, Folder 11

Letters from Helen Maria Allyne to Sophronia W. Allyne (Duckie) 1848 February 20, 27

Box 1, Folder 12

Letters to Sophronia W. Allyne from Joseph W. Allyne, Helen Maria Allyne, John W. Allyne and other unidentified sibling 1852

Box 1, Folder 13

Letter to Sophronia W. Allyne from Martha Blood 1852 August 17

Box 1, Folder 14

Letters from Sophronia W. Allyne to unidentified aunt and cousins 1854 March 31-1864 February 14

Box 1, Folder 15

Letters from Samuel H. Allyne Jr. (Howard) to his siblings 1852 April 17-1863 January 10

Box 1, Folder 16

Letters to John W. Allyne 1852 November 10-1901 May 29

Box 1, Folder 17

Letters to John W. Allyne from family 1866 July 30-1898 May 7, undated

Box 1, Folder 18

Letters between John W. Allyne and Mary Crosby 1874 September 17-1878 January 9

Box 1, Folder 19

Letters between John W. Allyne and Jane L. Stanford and others regarding the Leland Stanford Junior Kindergarten Trust, including by-laws and other related papers 1891-1899

Box 1, Folder 20

Letters to Mary Newell Burr Allyne 1877 November 14-1918 September, undated

Box 1, Folder 21

Letters to Lucy and Edith Allyne 1894-1957, undated

Box 1, Folder 22

Letters to Lucy Allyne 1904 May 21-1947 June 20, undated

Box 1, Folder 23

Letters to Edith Allyne 1912-1940, undated

Box 1, Folder 24

Letter to unidentified Allyne family member from George Mitchell 1853 July 13

Box 1, Folder 25

Letters to various unidentified recipients from unidentified 1850, undated

 

Burr family correspondence 1850-1947

Box 1, Folder 26

Letters to Ephraim Willard Burr and Abby Child Burr from Mary N. Drown 1860 July 1-1861 February 24

Box 1, Folder 27

Letters to Abby Child Burr and family from Ephraim Willard Burr 1850 May 12-1851 August 10, undated

Box 1, Folder 28

Letters to Abby Child Burr 1830-1831, 1852 January 8

Box 43

Edmund (Ned) Coffin Burr letterbooks 1907-1926

Box 1, Folder 29

Letters to Edmund (Ned) Coffin Burr from Anna Barnard Burr 1875 July 4-1912 November 12, undated

Box 1, Folder 30

Letters to Edmund (Ned) Coffin Burr 1869-1927 January 10

Box 1, Folder 31

Letter to William H. White from Edmund (Ned) Coffin Burr 1914 September 19

Scope and Contents

Includes letter from Elsie Marsteller Mulikin.
Box 1, Folder 32

Letters to Edmund (Ned) Coffin Burr from Mary Newell Burr Allyne and Lucy H. Allyne 1904 April 26-July 2

Box 1, Folder 33

Letter to Molly Lawton from Edmund (Ned) Coffin Burr 1913 September 21

Box 1, Folder 34

Letters to Edmund (Ned) Coffin Burr from Elsie Burr Overstreet 1914 February 7, undated

Scope and Contents

Includes letter from Harry Overstreet
Box 1, Folder 35

Letter to Edmund (Ned) Coffin Burr from Edith W. Allyne 1914 August 2

Box 1, Folder 36

Letter to Anna Barnard Burr and Elsie, Marian and Alice Burr from Edmund (Ned) Coffin Burr 1897 October 27

Box 1, Folder 37

Letters to Gertrude Russell Burr Wenzlick from Edmund Coffin and Anna Barnard Burr 1892-1907

Box 1, Folder 38

Letters to Anna Barnard Burr from the McLenegans 1895 August-1904 March 8

Box 1, Folder 39

Letter to Anna Barnard Burr from Mary Rhoads 1904 September 6

Box 1, Folder 40

Letter to Anna Barnard Burr from Carrie R. Fish 1906 March 15

Box 1, Folder 41

Letter to Anna Barnard Burr from Alice W. Fish 1906 March 19

Box 2, Folder 1

Letters to Anna Barnard Burr from Marian Burr 1912 November 23-December 17, undated

Box 2, Folder 2

Letter to Anna Barnard Burr from Alice Burr 1919 August 10

Box 2, Folder 3

Notes concerning death of Anna Barnard Burr 1920 February

Box 2, Folder 4

Letters to Marian Burr from Anna Barnard Burr 1903 June 4-1912 November 21, undated

Box 2, Folder 5

Letter to Marian Burr from Alice Burr 1903 June 3

Box 2, Folder 6

Letters to Marian Burr from Elsie Burr Overstreet 1930 November 21-1931 August 22

Box 2, Folder 7

Letter to Marian Burr from "Aunty" Ogden 1891 December 27

Box 2, Folder 8

Letter to Marian Burr from Gertrude [Wenzlick] 1904 April 24

Box 2, Folder 9

Letter to Marian Burr from Edith W. Allyne 1904 July 24

Box 2, Folder 10

Letter to Alice Burr from Anna Barnard Burr 1920 February 1

Box 2, Folder 11

Letters to Alice Burr from Elsie Burr Overstreet 1930 July 16-1931 August 19, undated

Scope and Contents

Includes letter dated December 4, 1930 describing engagement of Elsie Burr and Harry Overstreet. Also includes undated fragment of letter.
Box 2, Folder 12

Letters to Alice Burr from Marian Burr 1904 July 2-1947 July 19

Box 2, Folder 13

Letter to Alice Burr from Bertha Newell 1920 January 22

Box 2, Folder 14

Letter to Alice Burr from Florence Barnard 1924 July 22

Box 2, Folder 15

Cards to Alice Burr from Lucy Burr Holman and unidentified friend/family undated

Box 2, Folder 16

Letter to Edmund (Ned) Coffin, Anna Barnard, Elsie, Marian, and Alice Burr from friend undated

Box 2, Folder 17

Letters to Elsie, Marian and Alice Burr from family and friends 1894 May 26-1912 January 16

Box 2, Folder 18

Letters to an unidentified "Miss Burr" from Josephine Osborn and Mary Kinney 1898 January 1-1926 August 22

 

Elsie Burr's correspondence during trip to Europe 1904-1905

Box 2, Folder 19

Letters to Anna Barnard Burr from Elsie Burr 1904 March 8-1905 July 16, undated

Language of Materials: Letter enclosed in July 22, 1904 letter to Anna Barnard Burr is written in German.

Scope and Contents

In letter dated July 22, 1904 Elsie includes a letter from Frau Kohler (Clara Kohler), her host in Weimar, Germany. Letter is written in German.
Box 2, Folder 20

Letters to Alice Burr from Elsie Burr 1904 March 8-1905 June 12

Box 2, Folder 21

Letters to Marian Burr from Elsie Burr 1904 March 13-1905 June 16

Box 2, Folder 22

Letters to Edmund (Ned) Coffin Burr from Elsie Burr 1904 March 15-1905 July 29, undated

Language of Materials: Some letters written in German.
Box 2, Folder 23

Letters to Burr family (Edmund, Anna Barnard, Marian and Alice Burr) from Elsie Burr 1904 April 5-September 24, undated

Box 2, Folder 24

Letter to Lucy Allyne from Elsie Burr 1904 August 17

Box 2, Folder 25

Letters to unidentified recipient from Elsie Burr 1904 July 11-August 5

 

1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire correspondence 1906 April-May

Box 2, Folder 26

Letters to Clarence Burr from Lucy Burr Holman 1906 April 23-24

Box 2, Folder 27

Letters to Lucy Burr Holman from Edmund (Ned) Coffin Burr 1906 April 23-26

Box 2, Folder 28

Letter to Lucy Burr Holman from E. Willard Burr 1906 April 27

Box 2, Folder 29

Letters to Lucy Burr Holman from Clarence C. and Emily Burr 1906 April 27-May 3

Box 2, Folder 30

Letter to Edmund (Ned) Coffin Burr from Lucy Burr Holman 1906 April 29

Box 2, Folder 31

Letter from Alice Burr to [Mary] Rhoads 1906 April 29

Box 2, Folder 32

Letter to Lucy Burr Holman from Gertrude Wenzlick 1906 May 2

 

Alice and Marian Burr's correspondence during Asia and Africa tour 1929-1930

Box 2, Folder 33

Letters from Alice Burr to Winona Wenzlick 1929 August 6-1930 April 20

Box 2, Folder 34

Letters from Alice Burr to Elsie Burr Overstreet 1929 August 28-1930 December 14

Box 2, Folder 35

Letters from Alice Burr to G.G. 1929 November 22-1930 September 15

Box 2, Folder 36

Letter fragments from Alice Burr to unidentified 1929-1930

Box 2, Folder 37

Letters from Marian Burr to Winona Wenzlick 1929 August 28-1931 December 9

Box 2, Folder 38

Letters from Marian Burr to Elsie Burr Overstreet 1930 September 5-December 15

Box 2, Folder 39

Letters from Alice and Marian Burr to Lucy and Edith Allyne 1929 May 27-1930 March 2

Box 2, Folder 40

Letter from Alice and Marian Burr to Miss Cox 1930

 

Elsie Burr Overstreet and Burr-Allyne family correspondence 1893-1935

Box 3, Folders 1-2

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Edmund (Ned) Coffin Burr 1896 June 24-1927 June 1

Language of Materials: One letter written in German.
Box 3, Folders 3-8

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Anna Barnard Burr 1893 May 11-1920 January 19

Box 3, Folder 9

Letter to Elsie Burr Overstreet and Marian Burr from Alice and Anna Barnard Burr undated

Box 3, Folder 10, Box 4, Folders 1-3

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Marian Burr 1894-1931 October 7

Box 4, Folder 4-9

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Alice Burr 1894 May 26-1935 August 15, undated

Box 4, Folder 10

Letter from Elsie Burr Overstreet to Alice and Marian Burr 1930 December 5

Box 5, Folder 1

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Gertrude Elizabeth Wenzlick 1895 September 11-1908 June 11

Box 5, Folder 2

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Bertha Newell 1895 April-1923 August 12, undated

Box 5, Folder 3

Letter to Elsie Burr from E. Willard Burr 1896 June 20-1900 July

Box 5, Folder 4

Letter from Elsie Burr to E. Willard Burr 1900 July 2

Box 5, Folder 5

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Mary W. Allyne 1911 September 7-1915 March 21, undated

Box 5, Folder 6

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Edith Allyne 1893 June 25-1926 March 7, undated

Box 5, Folder 7

Letter to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Lucy Allyne 1911 January 20-1927 March 12, undated

Box 5, Folder 8

Letter to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Edith and Lucy Allyne 1924 December 20

Box 5, Folder 9

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Lucy E. Burr Holman 1893 December-1907 July 7

Box 5, Folder 10

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Carrie R. Fish 1910 November-1920 February, undated

Box 5, Folder 11

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Anna Starbuck Jenks 1913 September 27-1924 December 22

Box 5, Folder 12

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Winona Wenzlick 1922 January 28-1923 April 18, undated

Box 5, Folder 13

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Winona Wenzlick, Robert (Bob) Overstreet and Leona 1930 July 8-1931

 

Elsie Burr Overstreet and friends and acquaintances correspondence 1892-1935

Box 5, Folder 14

Letters to Elsie Burr from Charlotte Huntington 1892 January 13-1894 July 5

Box 5, Folder 15

Letters to Elsie Burr 1892 June 6-1893 June 2

Box 5, Folder 16

Letters to Elsie Burr from Esther Chamberlain 1893 September 20-1897 November 1, undated

Box 5, Folder 17

Letters to Elsie Burr from Alice, Edith and Ethel Hanks 1894 January 11-1900 December 19

Box 5, Folder 18

Letters to Elsie Burr 1894 April 27-1894 December

Box 5, Folder 19

Letters to Elsie Burr from Edith Bennell 1894 May 29-1911 December 18, undated

Box 5, Folder 20

Letters to Elsie Burr from Minnie H. Young 1894 December 28-1896 June 25, undated

Box 5, Folder 21

Letters to Elsie Burr from Cornelia McKinney 1894 December 30-1896 June 9, undated

Box 5, Folder 22

Letters to Elsie Burr 1895 January 7-December 28

Box 5, Folder 23

Letters to Elsie Burr from Esther McNamara 1895 March-1903 October

Box 5, Folder 24

Letters to Harold Symmes and/or Harry Van Pelt from Elsie Burr 1895 June 26-1902 May 26, undated

Box 6, Folder 1

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Marion Whipple and Lou Whipple McCrea 1895 September-1906 April 9, undated

Box 6, Folder 2

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Mabel and Harold Symmes 1895 November-1910 March 29, undated

Box 6, Folder 3

Letters to Elsie Burr 1896 January 4-December 14

Box 6, Folder 4

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Alice and Harry Van Pelt 1896 June 17-1913 January 17, undated

Box 6, Folder 5

Letters to Elsie Burr 1897 January-1898 July 7

Box 6, Folder 6

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Alice Moore 1898 January 9-1925 March 25, undated

Box 6, Folder 7

Letters to Elsie Burr 1899 January-September

Box 6, Folder 8

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Isabel Godin Anderson 1899 April 4-1907 December

Box 6, Folder 9

Letters to Elsie Burr 1900 January-1901 December 23

Box 6, Folder 10

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Agnes Friscus 1900 January 8 - 1913, undated

Box 6, Folder 11

Letters to Elsie Burr 1902 January 10-December 10

Box 6, Folder 12

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Ann Evans Blumer 1902 November 10-1907 June 8

Box 7, Folders 1-2

Letters to Elsie Burr 1903 January 11-1905 December

Box 7, Folder 3

Letters to Elsie Burr from Myra Winn Daniels 1904 January 21-1906 April 17, undated

Box 7, Folders 4-5

Letters to Elsie Burr 1906 February 10-1907 April 30

Box 7, Folder 6

Letter from Elsie Burr Overstreet to Mrs. Jones 1907 September 25

Box 7, Folders 7-8

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet 1907 May 18-1910 December

Box 7, Folder 9

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Agnes Hocking 1908 February-1912 December, undated

Box 7, Folder 10

Letter from Elsie Burr Overstreet to Agnes Hocking 1914 February 18

Box 7, Folder 11

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Lois Howison 1909 November 1-1920 March 7

Box 7, Folder 12

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Mary 1910 June-1914 November 15, undated

Box 7, Folder 13

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Bertha Fisher 1910 March 19-1912 September 11, undated

Box 7, Folders 14-15

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet 1911 May-1914 December 19

Box 7, Folder 16

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Ben Brooks 1914 February 4-1935 December 11

Box 7, Folders 17-18

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet 1915 February 26-1918 October 26

Box 7, Folder 19

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Martha Jacobson 1917 October 1-1935 November 20

Box 7, Folder 20, Box 8, Folder 1

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet 1920 February 19-1925 December 16

Box 8, Folder 2

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Katherine Keeler 1925 October 11-1931 October 2, undated

Box 8, Folders 3-4

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet 1926 January 17-1927 December 17

Box 8, Folder 5

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Jewel, John, and Julia Martin 1927 September 12-1936 June 5

Box 8, Folder 6

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet 1929 August 18-1932 June 20

Box 8, Folder 7

Letter to Elsie Burr Overstreet from (Alice) Bonaro Wilkinson 1929 December 23-1930 November 24, undated

Box 8, Folder 8

Letter from Elsie Burr Overstreet to (Alice) Bonaro Wilkinson 1930 April 25-1930 November 9, undated

Box 8, Folder 9

Letters between Elsie Burr Overstreet and Francesca Strecker 1930-1931, undated

Box 8, Folder 10

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Gertrude Strong 1930 September 20-1931 August 25

Box 8, Folder 11

Letters from Elsie Burr Overstreet to Gertrude Strong 1930 November 3-1932 May 11

Box 8, Folder 12

Drafts of letters from Elsie Burr Overstreet to Gertrude Strong 1930-1932

Box 8, Folder 13

Letters from Elsie Burr Overstreet to unidentified recipients probably 1930-1931

Box 8, Folder 14

Letter from Elsie Burr Overstreet to Mrs. Eliel 1931 March 9

Box 8, Folder 15

Letters between Elsie Burr Overstreet and Albert Whitney 1931 September-1935 December 12, undated

Box 8, Folders 16-17

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet 1934 March 6-1935 December 29, undated

Box 8, Folder 18

Letters from Elsie Burr Overstreet undated

 

Elsie Burr and Harry Overstreet correspondence 1904-1943

Box 9, Folders 1-5

Letters to Elsie Burr from Harry Overstreet 1904 March 10-1907 May

Box 9, Folders 6-10, Box 10, Folders 1-11, Box 11, Folders 1-4

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Harry Overstreet 1911-1943, undated

Box 11, Folders 5-9

Letters to Harry Overstreet from Elsie Burr 1906 March-1907 May

Box 11, Folders 10-12, Box 12, Folders 1-7, Box 13, Folders 1-9

Letters to Harry Overstreet from Elsie Burr Overstreet 1907-1942, undated

Box 13, Folder 10

Letters to Harry Overstreet from Elsie Burr and Edmund (Ned) Overstreet undated

 

Elsie Burr and Harry Overstreet and family and friends correspondence 1907-1927

Box 14, Folder 1

Letters to Harry and Elsie Burr Overstreet from Edmund Coffin Burr 1907 May 22-1926 September 8

Box 14, Folder 2

Letters to Harry and Elsie Burr Overstreet from Julia and Ada Overstreet 1911 November 8-1924 May 12, undated

Box 14, Folder 3

Letters to Harry and Elsie Burr Overstreet from Louis and Emily Overstreet 1911 November 22-1924 July 16, undated

Box 14, Folder 4

Letters to Harry and Elsie Burr Overstreet from G. H. and Lois Howison 1911 December 16-1922 December 13, undated

Box 14, Folder 5

Letters to Harry and Elsie Burr Overstreet from Mary Curtis Richardson 1913 January 14-August 13

Box 14, Folder 6

Letter to Harry and Elsie Burr Overstreet from Alice Burr 1926 November 8

Box 14, Folder 7

Letter to Harry and Elsie Burr Overstreet from Edmund (Ned) Overstreet 1927 January 22

Box 14, Folder 8

Letters to Harry and Elsie Burr Overstreet from Anna G. Spencer undated

Box 14, Folder 9

Letter to the Overstreet family (Harry, Elsie and children) from friends and family 1907 June 20-1926 January 25, undated

 

Elsie Burr Overstreet and Overstreet family correspondence 1906-1945

Box 14, Folder 10

Letter to Elsie Burr from W.F. Overstreet 1906 April 6

Box 14, Folder 11

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Julia and Ada Overstreet 1906 March 14-1924 October 7

Box 14, Folder 12

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Kathryn Overstreet 1912 February 14-1914 January 14

Box 14, Folder 13

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Louis and Emily Overstreet 1913 September 22-1927 August 6

Scope and Contents

Includes photographs of Elsie, Harry and Alan Burr Overstreet and Louis and Emily Overstreet.
Box 14, Folders 14-15

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Edmund (Ned) Overstreet 1921 August 24-1940 August 3, undated

Box 14, Folder 16

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Judy W. Overstreet 1930 October 1-1935 September 7, undated

Box 14, Folder 17

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Narcissa Dillard Overstreet 1938 July 20-[1938 or 1939] November 26

Box 14, Folder 18

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Robert (Bob) Howison Overstreet 1925 July 9-1945 March 9

Scope and Contents

Includes photographs of Elsie Burr Overstreet and Robert (Bob) Howison Overstreet.
Box 14, Folder 19

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Blossom Overstreet 1935 July 21-1936 July 28

Box 15, Folders 1-2

Letters to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Alan Burr Overstreet 1927 June 6-1942 March 30, undated

Box 15, Folder 3

Letter to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Jeanne M. Slate Overstreet 1944 December 4

Box 15, Folder 4

Letter to Elsie Burr Overstreet from Edmund (Ned) and Judy Overstreet undated

 

Harry Overstreet and family correspondence 1899-1928

Box 15, Folder 5

Letters from Harry Overstreet to W. F. Overstreet 1899 May 24-1901 July 16

Scope and Contents

Includes photographs of a young Harry Overstreet and letter to his mother, Julia Overstreet.
Box 15, Folder 6

Letters from Harry Overstreet to Julia Overstreet 1899 August 11-1901 June 24

Box 15, Folder 7

Letters from Harry Overstreet to the Overstreet family 1899 May 24-1901 July 27, undated

Box 15, Folder 8

Letters to Harry Overstreet from Julia Overstreet and Ada Overstreet 1907 May 23-1925 May 6, undated

Box 15, Folder 9

Letter from Harry Overstreet to Ada Overstreet 1899 May 22-1901 July 3

Box 15, Folder 10

Letter from Harry Overstreet to Louis F. Overstreet 1899 June-1901 June 4

Scope and Contents

Letter to Julia Overstreet included in letter dated June 5, 1900.
Box 16, Folder 1

Letters from Harry Overstreet to Will L. Overstreet 1899 May 26-1901 May 27

Scope and Contents

Letter to Julia Overstreet included in letter dated August 25, 1899.
Box 16, Folder 2

Letters to Harry Overstreet from Louis and Emily Overstreet 1913-1918 August 12

Scope and Contents

Includes a copy of a letter to Ada and Julia Overstreet.
Box 16, Folder 3

Letters to Harry Overstreet from Edmund Coffin Burr 1907 June 1-1927 April 23, undated

Box 16, Folder 4

Letters to Harry Overstreet from Anna Barnard, Alice and Marian Burr 1907 May 24-1924 October 26, undated

Scope and Contents

Photograph of Harry Overstreet included.
Box 16, Folder 5

Letter to Harry Overstreet from Edmund (Ned) Overstreet 1911 February-1927 October 10, undated

Scope and Contents

Undated letter, probably from 1912, includes note from Elsie Burr Overstreet. Photographs of Edmund (Ned) Overstreet and Elsie Burr Overstreet included.
Box 16, Folder 6

Letters to Harry Overstreet from Robert (Bob) Howison Overstreet and Alan Burr Overstreet 1918 July-1928 August 28, undated

Box 16, Folder 7

Letters between Harry Overstreet and extended Overstreet family 1899-1913 October 8

Box 16, Folder 8

Letter to Julia and Ada Overstreet from the Marshes 1913

Box 16, Folder 9

Letter to Ada Overstreet from [?] Covent 1913 August 10

 

Harry Overstreet and friends and acquaintances correspondence 1897-1937

Box 16, Folder 10

Letters to Harry Overstreet from Theodoria Cook Martin 1897 June-1898 May

Box 16, Folder 11

Letters to Harry Overstreet from Benjamin Ide Wheeler, President, University of California, Berkeley 1901 February 25, 1910 October 7

Box 16, Folder 12

Letters to Harry Overstreet 1901 April 15-1908 February

Box 16, Folder 13

Letters to Harry Overstreet from James Worcester 1907 June 27-1911 August, undated

Box 16, Folder 14

Letters to Harry Overstreet from Caroline F. Cairo 1907 July 6-1908 January 13

Box 16, Folder 15

Letters to Harry Overstreet from G. H. and Lois Howison 1907 July 11-1915 April 29, undated

Box 16, Folder 16

Letters to Harry Overstreet from William Ernest Hocking 1908 June 25, 1913 December 25

Box 16, Folder 17

Letters to Harry Overstreet from M. M. Cox 1909 April 30-1925 November 27

Box 16, Folder 18

Letters to Harry Overstreet 1910 September 16-1914 September 26

Box 16, Folder 19

Letter to Harry Overstreet from Annie G. Porritt 1914 April 9, 1923 June 9

Box 16, Folder 20

Letter from Harry Overstreet to G. H. Howison 1914 April 26

Box 16, Folder 21

Letter to Harry Overstreet from W. H. and Anna Spencer 1914 April-1916 April 10, undated

Box 16, Folder 22

Letters between Harry Overstreet and the Department of State, Washington D. C. 1914 August 4-21

Box 16, Folder 23

Letters to Harry Overstreet from G. P. A. 1914 October 31, undated

Box 16, Folder 24

Letters to Harry Overstreet 1915 February 10-1919 December 16

Box 16, Folder 25

Letter from Harry Overstreet to Miss Secor, People's Council Movement 1917 August 28

Box 17, Folder 1

Letter to Harry Overstreet from War Department, Office of the Surgeon General, Washington D. C. 1918 July 11-December 18, undated

Box 17, Folder 2

Letter from Harry Overstreet to Colonel Archibald E. Stevenson, Military Intelligence Department, Washington D. C. 1919 January 25

Box 17, Folder 3

Letter to Harry Overstreet from Eugene O'Neill 1919 December 13

Box 17, Folder 4

Letters to Harry Overstreet 1920 May 12-1921 May 24, undated

Box 17, Folder 5

Letters to Harry Overstreet from J. P. Turner 1920 December 22-1921 January 18

Box 17, Folder 6

Letters to Harry Overstreet 1923 June 9-1926 May 16

Box 17, Folder 7

Letter from Harry Overstreet to Mrs. Edward Wilkinson 1928 August 10

Box 17, Folder 8

Letter from Harry Overstreet to Gertrude Strong 1935 August 28-1937 November 23

Box 17, Folder 9

Letter from Harry Overstreet to unidentified recipients 1918 August 1, undated

Box 17, Folder 10

Letters to Harry Overstreet undated

 

Edmund (Ned), Robert (Bob) Howison and Alan Burr Overstreet and family, friends and acquaintances correspondence 1908-1944, 1971

Box 17, Folder 11

Letters to her sons from Elsie Burr Overstreet 1931

Box 17, Folder 12

Letters to Edmund (Ned) Overstreet from friends and family 1908 April 27-1939 September 26, undated

Box 17, Folder 13

Letters to Edmund (Ned) Overstreet from Harry Overstreet 1912 March-1927 October 11

Box 17, Folder 14

Letters to Edmund (Ned) Overstreet from Elsie Burr Overstreet 1927 October 11-1937 August 26, undated

Box 17, Folder 15

Letters to Edmund (Ned) and Judy Martin Overstreet from Elsie Burr Overstreet 1931 January-December 13

Scope and Contents

Includes photographs of Edmund (Ned) and Judy Martin Overstreet.
Box 17, Folder 16

Letter from Edmund (Ned) Overstreet to "Skinnay" 1935 November 20

Box 17, Folder 17

Letters to Edmund (Ned) and Robert (Bob) Howison Overstreet 1913 June 25, 1918 July 24

Box 17, Folder 18

Letters to Robert (Bob) Howison Overstreet 1913 October 1-1944 January 11, undated

Box 17, Folder 19

Letters to Leslie Overstreet from Robert (Bob) Howison Overstreet 1944 March 10-October 10, undated

Box 17, Folder 20

Letters to Dick Overstreet from Robert (bob) Howison Overstreet 1943 October 4-1944 October 7

Box 17, Folder 21

Letters to Leslie and Dick Overstreet from Robert (Bob) Howison Overstreet 1944 November 4, undated

Box 17, Folder 22

Letters to Alan Burr Overstreet 1917 August 24-1941 August 26, undated

Box 17, Folder 23

Letter from Alan Burr Overstreet 1938 April 3

Box 17, Folder 24

Letter to Alan Burr and Jeanne Overstreet from Marian Burr 1963 June 20

Box 17, Folder 25

Letter to Jeanne Overstreet from Ernest W. Page 1971 October 1

Box 17, Folder 26

Letter to Gertrude and Ed Strong from Alan Burr Overstreet 1938 September

Box 17, Folder 27

Partial letter to unidentified Overstreet child from Julia and Ada Overstreet undated

Box 17, Folder 28

Letter to "Mickey" Overstreet from "Mahi" 1919 December

 

Harry and Alice Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet and family correspondence 1932-1980

Box 18, Folder 1

Letters to Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet from Edmund (Ned) Overstreet 1935 August 29, undated

Box 18, Folder 2

Letters to Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet from Edmund (Ned) and Narcissa Overstreet 1935 August 29-1943 January 24, undated

Box 18, Folder 3

Letters to Edmund (Ned) Overstreet and Narcissa Overstreet from Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet 1954 June 28, December 13

Box 18, Folder 4

Letters to Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet from Edmund (Ned) Overstreet and Virginia Overstreet 1955 April 5-1961 July 22, undated

Box 18, Folder 5

Letters to Edmund (Ned) and Virginia Overstreet from Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet 1956 May 7-1961 July 29

Box 18, Folder 6

Letters to Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet form Robert (Bob) Howison Overstreet 1932 August 4-1942 December 25, undated

Box 18, Folder 7

Letters to Robert (Bob) Howison Overstreet from Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet 1942 August 27, 1946-January 30, undated

Box 18, Folder 8

Letters to Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet from Robert (Bob) Howison Overstreet 1956 August 29-1961 March 20, 1980 January 15

Box 18, Folder 9

Letters to Alan Burr Overstreet from Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet 1937 September 29, 1947 March 12

Box 18, Folder 10

Letters to Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet from Alan Burr Overstreet 1939 March 1-1942 July 25, undated

Box 18, Folder 11

Letters to Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet from Alan Burr and Jeanne Overstreet 1949 June 20-1960 November 27, undated

Box 18, Folder 12

Letters to Alan Burr and Jeanne Overstreet from Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet 1954 December 30-1958 December 1, undated

Box 18, Folder 13

Letter from Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet to unknown recipient 1958 September 11

Box 18, Folder 14

Letters between Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet and Dick and Dianne Overstreet 1961 January 31-February 20

Box 18, Folder 15

Letters between Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet and Les and Sue Overstreet 1961 February 21, undated

Box 18, Folder 16

Letters to Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet from Clarendon and Thelma Wilkinson 1942 August 25-1960 November 16

Box 18, Folder 17

Letters from Harry and Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet to Clarendon and Thelma Wilkinson 1957 July 1-1961 July 29, undated

 

Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet and family correspondence 1940-1961

Box 18, Folder 18

Letters to Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet from Blossom Overstreet 1940 July 6-1942 November 19

Box 18, Folder 19

Letter to Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet from Mrs. Edward Wilkinson 1946 August 6

Box 18, Folder 20

Letters from Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet from Muriel Wilkinson 1949 November 16-1961 February 16, undated

Box 18, Folder 21

Letters from Bonaro Wilkinson Overstreet to Muriel Wilkinson 1958 August 2-1958 September 9

 

Wenzlick family correspondence undated

Box 18, Folder 22

Letters from William Wenzlick 1895-1910

Box 18, Folder 23

Letters to William Wenzlick from Fred (Winnifred) Wenzlick 1898 August 13-1900 March 16

Box 18, Folder 24

Letters to Winona Wenzlick 1925 June 1-1961

Box 18, Folder 25

Letters to Winona Wenzlick and Maurice Sands (Sandy) 1937, 1995 undated

Box 18, Folder 26

Letter from Winona Wenzlick and Maurice Sands (Sandy) to Alan Burr and Jeanne Overstreet 1968 December 1

Box 18, Folder 27

Letter from Winona Wenzlick and Maurice Sands (Sandy) to Edmund (Ned) and Virginia Overstreet 1976 June 6, undated

 

Miscellaneous correspondence 1894 May 17-1915 April 14, undated

Box 18, Folder 28

Letter to miscellaneous recipients 1894 May 17-1915 April 14, undated

Box 18, Folder 29

Miscellaneous unidentified letters 1858 December 19-1926 July 3, undated

Language of Materials: One letter is in Spanish; one letter is in German.
 

Series 2:  Genealogical materials 1869-2000, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 boxes, 4 flat boxes

Scope and Contents

Genealogical materials include ancestral charts, family trees, obituaries, notes, and correspondence about the Burr, Allyne, and related families, including the Barnard, Child, Overstreet, Stanford, and Wenzlick families. The series also contains the book A General History of the Burr Family (1902), the Allyne family bible with an ancestral chart, and the Barnard family bible with an ancestral chart. Both bibles were printed in the 1770s. Materials on ancestral hometowns of Brewster, Massachusetts, and Warren, Rhode Island, are also included in this series.

System of Arrangement

Genealogical materials are arranged by family.
Box 19, Folder 1

Allyne and related families ancestral charts undated

Box 19, Folders 2-4

Allyne and related families genealogical materials undated

Box 19, Folder 5

Correspondence related to Allyne genealogy 1869-1871, 1901-1944, undated

Box 46

Allyne family ancestral tablets undated

Box 44

Bible with Allyne ancestral chart 1727-1883

Box 19, Folder 6

Brewster, Massachusetts materials 1938-1957, undated

Box 19, Folder 7

Brewster, a Cape Cod town remembered, The Brewster Historical Society, 1976

Box 19, Folder 8

Barnard and related families genealogical materials 1982, undated

Box 19, Folder 9

Barnard and Burr families genealogical materials undated

Box 45

Bible with Barnard ancestral chart 1771-1899

Box 19, Folder 10

Burr and related families ancestral charts undated

Box 20, Folders 1-2

Burr and related families genealogical materials 1927 September 19, 1949 September 18, undated

Box 20, Folder 3

Burr-Allyne and all related families obituaries, death notices and memorials 1901-1970, undated

OV Box 1, Folder 3

Partial Burr family tree undated

Box 46

A general history of the Burr family, Charles Todd Burr, The Knickerbocker Press 1902

Box 20, Folder 4

Warren, Rhode Island materials 1907 September 29, undated

Box 20, Folder 5

Child and related families ancestral charts undated

Box 20, Folder 6

Child and related families genealogical materials undated

Box 20, Folder 7

Boston to San Francisco in winter of 1862-1863, A. N. Drown 1919

Box 20, Folder 8

Overstreet and related families genealogical materials undated

OV Box 1

Overstreet and related families ancestral chart undated

Box 20, Folder 9

Stanford and related families genealogical materials 1886 May 1, undated

Box 20, Folder 10

Wenzlick and related families genealogical materials 1974, 1984, undated

Box 20, Folder 11

Miscellaneous genealogical materials 1873-2000

 

Series 3:  Writings and personalia 1852-1998

Physical Description: 3.0 boxes, 5 flat boxes

Scope and Contents

Writings and personalia include a variety of personal materials belonging to members of the Burr, Allyne, and Overstreet families, including personal writings, journals, travel diaries, scrapbooks, sketches, sketchbooks, personal expense lists, yearbooks, and diplomas. Much of the material consists of writings and personalia related to Alice and Marian Burr’s travels in Africa and Asia from 1929-1930, including Alice Burr’s The Incomplete Guide to Africa (1930), chronicling the sisters' experiences and observations in Africa, and notes compiled by Burr family members based on Alice Burr’s notes and travel journals. This series also includes a dissertation on Harry and Bonaro Overstreet’s contributions to the field of education.

System of Arrangement

Writings and personalia are arranged by creator or owner of the materials.
Box 21, Folder 1

Edmund Coffin Burr, testimonial of proficiency, Royal College of Chemistry 1866

Box 40

Edmund Coffin Burr journal circa 1860

Box 40

Edmund Coffin Burr scrapbook circa 1880

OV Box 1

Elsie Burr diploma, Lowell High School 1895

Box 21, Folders 2-3

Elsie Burr Overstreet writings 1892-1937

Box 21, Folder 4

Elsie Burr Overstreet notebooks undated

Box 21, Folder 5

Elsie Burr Overstreet diary from 1905 European travels 1905

Box 21, Folder 6

Elsie Burr Overstreet address book 1925

Box 21, Folder 7

Elsie Burr Overstreet personal expense lists 1925-1926, undated

Box 42

Elsie Burr Overstreet 1925 European travel diaries 1925

Physical Description: 2.0 volumes
Box 41

Elsie Burr Overstreet 1926 European travel scrapbook 1926

Box 42

Alice Burr 1929-1930 Asia and Africa travel journal 1929-1930

Box 22, Folder 1

Alice Burr journal and notes on Asia and Africa travels 1929-1930

Box 22, Folder 2

The incomplete guide to Africa 1930

Box 22, Folder 3

Photocopy of Alice Burr's journal on 1929-1930 Africa travels undated

Box 22, Folder 4

Notes on Alice and Marian Burr's 1929-1930 Asia and Africa travels undated

Box 22, Folder 5

Alice Burr sketchbook 1895

Box 22, Folder 6

Alice Burr sketchbooks 1937, undated

Box 22, Folder 7

Alice Burr sketchbook undated

Box 22, Folder 8

Alice Burr sketches and watercolors undated

Box 43

Alice Burr scrapbook, Our war with Spain undated

Box 23, Folder 1

Alice Burr medical report undated

Box 23, Folder 2

Alice Burr memo and address books undated

Box 23, Folder 3

John W. Allyne writings 1852 September 25, undated

Box 23, Folder 4

Edith Allyne journal 1904

Box 23, Folder 5

Lucy Allyne, The wellcome photographic exposure record and diary 1911-1914

Box 23, Folder 6

Harry Overstreet writings 1890-1921, undated

Box 23, Folder 7

Dissertation, The whole world was their classroom: the contributions of Harry and Bonaro Overstreet to the field of education, by Yvonne K. Rappaport 1998 May 6

Box 23, Folder 8

Edmund (Ned) Overstreet writings undated

Box 23, Folder 9

Alan Burr Overstreet writings and sketches undated

Box 39

Alan Burr Overstreet yearbooks, The Telescope, Galileo High School 1931-1933

Box 23, Folder 10

Unattributed writings 1899-1908, undated

 

Series 4:  Ephemera 1839-1974

Physical Description: 4.0 boxes, 1 oversize

Scope and Contents

Ephemera consists of ephemera, passports, and newspaper clippings belonging to members of the Burr, Allyne, and Overstreet families. The series also includes a variety of unattributed ephemera, including World War I and American Red Cross ephemera, an autograph book, and The Cyclists’ Road-Book of California (1895).

System of Arrangement

Ephemera is arranged in order of owner of materials.
Box 24, Folder 1

Ephraim Willard Burr ephemera 1880, 1915, undated

Box 24, Folder 2

Edmund Coffin Burr ephemera 1865-1869, undated

Box 24, Folder 3

Edmund Coffin Burr passports 1865 October 2, 1867 October 15

Box 24, Folder 4

Anna Barnard Burr ephemera 1827-1904

Box 24, Folder 5

Elsie Burr Overstreet passports 1930 September 3, 1937 May 11

Box 24, Folder 6

Elsie Burr Overstreet receipts 1895-1944

Box 24, Folder 7

Elsie Burr and Harry Overstreet wedding invitation and guest book 1907 May 18

Box 24, Folders 8-10

Elsie Burr Overstreet ephemera 1883-1944

Box 25, Folder 1

Alice Burr ephemera 1915-2003

Box 25, Folder 2

Alice Burr passports 1906 June 28, 1912 January 18

Box 25, Folder 3

World War I ephemera 1914-1918

Box 25, Folder 4

Marian Burr passports 1887 June 4, 1912 January 18

Box 25, Folder 5

Marian Burr ephemera undated

Box 25, Folder 6

American Red Cross ephemera 1918, undated

Box 25, Folder 7

Joseph W. Allyne ephemera 1839-1848, undated

Box 25, Folder 8

John W. Allyne ephemera 1870-1901

Box 25, Folder 9

Mary N. Burr Allyne ephemera 1854-1910, undated

Box 25, Folder 10

Lucy and Edith Allyne ephemera 1960-1974, undated

Box 25, Folders 11-13

Burr-Allyne families miscellaneous ephemera 1850-1929, undated

Box 26, Folders 1-2

Harry Overstreet ephemera 1896-1956, undated

Box 26, Folder 3

Alan Burr Overstreet ephemera 1927-1941, undated

Box 26, Folder 4

Alan Burr Overstreet passport 1937 May 17

Box 26, Folder 5

Robert (Bob) Howison Overstreet ephemera 1915 December 7, 1920 January

Box 26, Folder 6

Edmund (Ned) Overstreet ephemera 1908, 1921, undated

Box 26, Folder 7

Miscellaneous newspaper clippings 1849-1964, undated

Box 26, Folder 8

Unattributed autograph book 1882

Box 26, Folder 9

The cyclists' road-book of California 1895

 

San Francisco 1906 earthquake and fire ephemera 1906, 1953-1973

Box 26, Folder 10

The city beautiful; San Francisco past, present and future 1906

Box 26, Folder 11

Oakland Tribune newspaper 1906 April 19, 30

Box 26, Folder 12

San Francisco Examiner newspaper 1906 April 20-21

Box 26, Folder 13

San Francisco Chronicle newspaper 1906 April 22

Box 27, Folder 1

Newspapers, images of San Francisco earthquake and fire 1906 May 27-August 5

Box 27, Folder 2

Newspapers, San Francisco earthquake and fire 1953-1973, undated

Box 27, Folder 3

San Francisco earthquake and fire ephemera 1906-1956, undated

Box 27, Folder 4

How I ran a relief station in San Francisco or a university student's experience among the refugees undated

OV Box 1, Folder 4

Panoramic view of San Francisco fire from Twin Peaks by H. S. Hooper 1906

OV Box 1

Birds eye view of ruins of San Francisco, George R. Lawrence Company 1906

 

Travel ephemera 1904-1937

Box 27, Folder 5

Mary, Edith and Lucy Allyne's European travel ephemera 1904

Box 27, Folder 6

Elsie Burr's European travel ephemera 1904-1905

Box 27, Folder 7

Anna Barnard and Alice Burr's Cairo travel ephemera 1912 November 12

Box 27, Folder 8

Alice and Marian Burr's Asia and Africa travel ephemera 1929-1930

Box 27, Folder 9

Alice and Marian Burr's Southeast Asia and Australia travel ephemera 1937

Box 27, Folder 10

Unattributed travel ephemera undated

 

Series 5:  Legal and property records 1847-1954

Physical Description: 1.0 box, 1 oversize

Scope and Contents

Legal and property records comprise wills, marriage licenses, legal agreements, estate papers, and land deeds belonging to the Burr, Allyne and related families. The series also contains two journals recording real estate holdings and appraisals of the Burr-Allyne family in San Francisco and Alameda counties by lot and block from 1900-1925.

System of Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically by format.
Box 28, Folder 1

Thomas Barnard last will and testament 1847 March 11

Box 28, Folder 2

Joseph W. Allyne last will and testament undated

Scope and Contents

This last will and testament is a copy of the original and is signed on the back by Joseph W. Allyne's brother John W. Allyne. Joseph W. Allyne died in 1854.
Box 28, Folder 3

Anna Barnard Burr last will and testament and related papers 1917 February 20, 1921 March

Box 28, Folder 4

Lucy H. Allyne last will and testament 1951 February 20

Box 28, Folder 5

Edith W. Allyne last will and testament 1954 February 1

Box 28, Folder 6

Marian Barnard Burr last will and testament 1954 December 7, 1958 July 24

Box 28, Folder 7

John W. Allyne and Mary N. Burr marriage license 1871 September 16

Box 28, Folder 8

Edmund Coffin Burr and Anna Barnard marriage license 1875 November 11

Box 28, Folder 9

Elsie Burr and Harry Allen Overstreet marriage license 1907 May 20

Box 28, Folder 10

Elsie Burr affidavit of birth 1930 September 25

Box 28, Folder 11

Mary N. Allyne, Edmund C. Burr and Clarence C. Burr legal agreement 1910 September 2

Box 28, Folder 12

Allyne and Winslow family estate and probate records 1838-1846

Box 28, Folder 13

Mary Smith Barnard estate papers 1887-1890

Box 28, Folder 14

Clarence C. Burr estate papers 1919 June 18

Box 28, Folder 15

Edmund Coffin Burr estate papers 1927 August 27-1929 May 9

Box 28, Folder 16

Edith and Lucy Allyne estate related papers 1960-1963, undated

Box 28, Folder 17

Allyne and Winslow family land deeds 1810-1844

Box 28, Folder 18

Anna Barnard Burr land deeds 1900, 1902

Box 28, Folders 19-20

Burr and Allyne family real estate records 1900-1925, undated

OV Box 1, Folder 2

Ephraim Willard Burr survey of property at Union Street, Franklin Street and Filbert Street, San Francisco 1869

OV Box 1, Folder 8

Architectural drawings, Burr residence at 1722 (1772) Vallejo Street, San Francisco 1869

OV Rolled Map Box 9

Ephraim Willard Burr land survey of property boarded by Larkin, Vallejo, Gough, and Francisco streets, San Francisco 1885 August 31

OV Rolled Map Box 9

Ephraim Willard Burr land survey of property boarded by Gough, Larkin, Vallejo, Polk, and Lombard streets, San Francisco undated

OV Box 1, Folder 7

Alice and Marian Burr, L.H. and E.W. Allyne survey of property at Vallejo and Gough streets, San Francisco 1939 January 26

Box 28, Folder 21

Alice Burr specifications, blueprints and articles of incorporation for construction of studio 1916 July 14-1917 January 10

OV Box 1, Folder 6

Edmund Coffin Burr, diagram for construction of tank undated

OV Box 1, Folder 1

Edmund Coffin Burr, photostat of diagram for construction of tank undated

Box 28, Folder 22

Newspaper clippings on the Allyne mansion and property at Green and Gough Streets, San Francisco 1951-1986, undated

Box 28, Folder 23

Miscellaneous materials on the Burr family home 1968-1995, undated

Box 28, Folder 24

Miscellaneous property papers 1915, 1968-1969

 

Series 6:  Business records 1844-1959

Physical Description: 6.0 boxes, 6 flat boxes

Scope and Contents

Business records comprise correspondence, account books, bills and receipts, legal documents, and other records relating to the various and extensive business dealings of the Burr-Allyne family, especially Ephraim Willard Burr (E. W. Burr), John Allyne, and Edmund Coffin Burr (E. C. Burr), from the 1840s to the 1920s. E. W. Burr’s business records (1844-1910) include account books, receipts, tax bills and other papers documenting the ship Henry Tuke (1849), the San Francisco firm Burr, Mattoon and Company, and the Savings and Loan Society. Also included are real estate and other papers for Mariposa, Monterey and Placer counties related to E. W. Burr’s speculation in mining; and real estate papers related to his property holdings in Alameda, San Francisco, and San Mateo counties, including records documenting the sale of Joaquin Pina’s land grant at Pacific and Powell Streets in San Francisco. John Allyne’s business records (1863-1942) consist of receipts, account records, correspondence, and a scrapbook related to his business ventures Allyne and White and Pacific Oil and Kerosene Works. E. C. Burr's business records (1887-1959) include account books, legal documents, and other papers related to his property holdings in Alameda, San Mateo, and San Francisco counties; and his business ventures, including the Monterey County mining company, Stone Canon Company, and the Alameda Sugar Company. This series also contains the articles of incorporation, by-laws, stock journal, real estate papers, and property tax receipts related to Baden Company (1902-1926), a real estate development and property management company E. C. Burr founded with Clarence C. Burr, Lucy B. Holman, and Mary Allyne.

System of Arrangement

Business records are arranged by creator or owner of the records, and then in chronological order by business endeavor.
Box 29, Folder 1

Burr family account book 1865, 1878

Box 29, Folder 2

Burr family account books 1892-1896, 1920

Box 37-38

Ephraim Willard Burr account books 1854-1894

Box 29, Folder 3

Ephraim Willard Burr cash book 1854 April-1858 July

Box 29, Folders 4-8

Ephraim Willard Burr cash books 1872-1894

Box 29, Folder 9

Ephraim Willard Burr receipts 1851-1893

Box 29, Folder 10

Ephraim Willard Burr tax bills 1886-1890

Box 29, Folder 11

Ephraim Willard Burr miscellaneous legal papers 1880-1892, undated

Box 30, Folders 1-2

Ephraim Willard Burr business papers relating to the ship Henry Tuke 1849-1853

Box 30, Folder 3

Ephraim Willard Burr papers relating to Burr Mattoon and Company 1850 December 28-1897 January 1, undated

Box 30, Folder 4

United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the 9th circuit, Savings and Loan Society vs. Josephine L. Sanford circa 1882

Box 30, Folder 5

Materials on Savings and Loan Society 1900, undated

Box 30, Folder 6

Ephraim Willard Burr correspondence and papers related to land holdings in Placer County 1850 August-1855 September, undated

Box 30, Folder 7

Ephraim Willard Burr diagrams and papers related to mining in Mariposa County 1876 August-1893 May

OV Box 1, Folder 5

Heading of Mariposa Tunnel diagram undated

Box 30, Folder 8

Ephraim Willard Burr Monterey County real estate papers 1876-1901, undated

Box 30, Folder 9

Ephraim Willard Burr Monterey County tax receipts 1878-1886

Box 31, Folder 1

Records relating to the sale of Joaquin Pina's San Francisco land grant at Pacific and Powell Streets 1844-1862

Box 31, Folders 2-6

Ephraim Willard Burr San Francisco County real estate papers 1850-1910

Box 31, Folder 7

Ephraim Willard Burr San Francisco County real estate tax records 1859-1890

Box 31, Folder 8

Ephraim Willard Burr San Mateo County real estate papers 1866 August-1888 December, undated

Box 31, Folder 9

Ephraim Willard Burr Alameda County real estate papers 1879

Box 32, Folder 1

Allyne and White firm receipts, accounts and miscellany 1863-1901, undated

Box 32, Folder 2

Allyne and White firm correspondence 1870-1887

Box 32, Folder 3

Allyne and White firm correspondence 1895-1899

Box 41

Allyne and White scrapbook circa 1870-1942

Box 35

Edmund Coffin Burr account books 1902 December-1913 July

Box 36

Edmund Coffin Burr cash books 1903 January-1922 December

Box 32, Folder 4

Edmund Coffin Burr Alameda County real estate papers 1877-1894

Box 32, Folder 5

Edmund Coffin Burr San Mateo County real estate papers 1879-1901

Box 32, Folder 6

Edmund Coffin Burr Stone Canon Company papers 1894 August-1905 March

Box 32, Folder 7

Edmund Coffin Burr San Francisco County real estate papers 1895-1902

Box 33, Folder 1

Edmund Coffin Burr Alameda Sugar Company business ledger 1887-1888

Box 33, Folder 2

Edmund Coffin Burr journal day book and operating ledger of Alameda Sugar Company 1887-1889

Box 33, Folder 3

Edmund Coffin Burr Alameda Sugar Company materials 1959, undated

Box 33, Folder 4

Edmund Coffin Burr Baden Company articles of incorporation 1902 April

Box 33, Folder 5

Edmund Coffin Burr Baden Company by-laws 1902 May

Box 33, Folder 6

Edmund Coffin Burr Baden Company stock journal 1902-1925

Box 33, Folder 7

Edmund Coffin Burr Baden Company properties and real estate papers 1902-1924, undated

Box 34, Folders 1-6

Edmund Coffin Burr Baden Company business papers 1902-1926

Box 34, Folder 7

Edmund Coffin Burr Baden Company property tax receipts 1917-1923

Box 34, Folder 8

Miscellaneous business papers 1855-1907, undated

 

Series 7:  Paintings, drawings, and artifacts 1878-1925, undated

Physical Description: 6.0 boxes

Scope and Contents

Paintings, drawings, and artifacts contain realia related to Burr-Allyne family members. Among the variety of materials is a lithograph of Ephraim Willard Burr’s Mountain Home Ranch (1867-1872) created by early African American lithographer and artist Grafton Taylor Brown. The series also contains a Cine-Kodak motion picture camera (circa 1925) belonging to Alice Burr and probably used to film the home movies taken of her travels in Africa.

System of Arrangement

Paintings, drawings, and artifacts are arranged by format.
Box 47, Folder 13

Oil painting, The Pasture at Mountain Home, artist unknown 1878

OV Box 5

Lithograph, Mountain Home Ranch, by G. T. Brown and Company 1867-1872

Box 47, Folder 8

Framed portrait, Thomas Gardner Barnard undated

Box 47, Folder 9

Framed portrait, Eunice Barnard undated

Box 47, Folder 10

Framed portrait, Adeline Child undated

Box 47, Folder 11

Framed portraits, John Throop and Elizabeth C. Child undated

OV Box 2

Framed poem, The Lily by Elkanah Winslow undated

Box 47, Folder 5

Spoon from Burr's Tavern, Warren, Rhode Island undated

Box 47, Folder 6

Cloth, stamped Mary Barnard undated

Box 47, Folder 7

Cloth, stamped E. G. Riddell undated

Box 47, Folder 12

Nameplate, John Throop Child undated

Box 47, Folder 3

Medal, Best Wash Destructive to the Codling Moth, awarded to Allyne and White by the California State Agricultural Society 1880

Box 47, Folder 4

Medal, Best Wash Destructive to Scale Insects, awarded to Allyne and White by the California State Agricultural Society 1880

Box 47, Folders 1-2

Fragments, Busy Bee and Hive from Clay Street Bank 1906

Box 48

Embossing press, "E.C. Burr 1722 Vallejo St. San Francisco" undated

Box 48

Embossing press, "Baden Company, Incorporated April 23, 1902, San Francisco, Cal." undated

Box 49

Dictating machine cylinder, Ediphone undated

Boxes 49-50

Diascopes, Number 4 1/2, manufactured by L. A. Dubernet circa 1908

Physical Description: 2.0 items
OV Box 4

Motion picture camera, Cine-Kodak Model B with case, manufactured by Eastman Kodak Company c. 1925

OV Box 3

Box, wooden with Chinese details undated

 

Series 8:  Photographic prints 1840s-2012

Physical Description: 12.0 boxes, 14 flat boxes

Scope and Contents

Photographic prints comprise black and white and color photographic prints, photograph albums, portraiture, and cased ambrotypes and daguerreotypes created by or depicting Burr-Allyne family members from the 1840s to the 2000s. Photographs mostly depict the interiors and exteriors of the Burr-Allyne homes; the family’s travels in California and abroad; and San Francisco events such as the 1906 earthquake and fire, the Panama Pacific International Exposition (1915) and the Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940). The bulk of the photographs in the collection were taken by Mary Allyne, a photography hobbyist who took many pictures of her family, home and travels; and Alice Burr, a professional photographer who specialized in the Pictorialist style. Alice Burr's photographs include photographic prints, photograph albums, and portraiture, as well as photographs of Spanish-American War volunteers stationed at Camp Merritt, San Francisco, deploying to and returning from Manila, Philippines taken when Burr was a teenager. The framed portraits, cased ambrotypes, and cased daguerreotypes are primarily photographs of family members and unidentified persons. The series also includes a rare death portrait daguerreotype of a deceased infant with its mother.

System of Arrangement

Photographs are arranged into four subseries: Burr-Allyne family photographs; Mary Newell Burr Allyne photographs; Alice Burr photographs; and Cased and framed photographs. Photographs that are unattributed or whose attribution is ambiguous are contained in the Burr-Allyne family photographs subseries. Within each subseries photographs are group thematically.
 

Burr-Allyne family photographs circa 1840-1999

MSP Box 1, Folder 1

Burr family circa 1870-1960

MSP Box 1, Folder 2

Burr extended family circa 1850-1957

MSP Box 1, Folder 3

Allyne family circa 1870-1940

MSP Box 1, Folders 4-5

Barnard family circa 1840-1890

MSP Box 2, Folder 1

Holman family 1900-1913, undated

MSP Box 2, Folder 2

Wenzlick family circa 1910-1945

MSP Box 2, Folder 3

Stanford family 1928, undated

MSP Box 2, Folders 4-5

Overstreet family 1908-1940s

MSP Box 2, Folder 6

Overstreet extended family 1870s-1950s, undated

MSP Box 3, Folder 1

Ephraim Willard Burr 1881-1892

MSP Box 3, Folder 2

Edmund Coffin Burr 1865-circa 1925

MSP Box 3, Folder 3

Anna Barnard Burr 1865, 1912, undated

MSP Box 3, Folder 4

Alice Burr 1886-1964, undated

MSP Box 3, Folders 5-6

Marian Burr 1888-1964, undated

MSP Box 3, Folder 7

Lucy Allyne 1876, 1957, undated

MSP Box 3, Folder 8

Edith Allyne 1883-1921, undated

MSP Box 4, Folders 1-4

Elsie Burr Overstreet 1878-1954, undated

MSP Box 4, Folders 5-6

Harry Overstreet 1879-1925, undated

MSP Box 5, Folder 1

Burr-Holman residence, Van Ness and Filbert Streets, San Francisco circa 1853-1921, undated

MSP Box 5, Folder 2

Burr residence, Vallejo Street, San Francisco 1860-1999, undated

MSP Box 5, Folder 3

Edmund Coffin Burr's laboratory/Alice Burr's photography studio, Vallejo Street, San Francisco 1901-1968, undated

MSP Box 5, Folder 4

Allyne residence, Green and Gough Streets, San Francisco 1911-1922, undated

MSP Box 5, Folder 5

Elsie Burr Overstreet residence, Canyon Street, Berkeley 1935-1954, undated

MSP Box 5, Folder 6

Newell-Drown residence, Vallejo and Gough Streets, San Francisco undated

MSP Box 5, Folder 7

Baden Ranch, San Mateo County 1905, 1913, undated

MSP Box 5, Folder 8

Alan Burr and Jeanne Overstreet residence, Bennington, Vermont 1970, 1976

MSP Box 5, Folder 9

Burr ancestral home, Warren, Rhode Island undated

MSP Box 5, Folder 10

Allyne ancestral home, Brewster, Massachusetts circa 1882, 1924, undated

MSP Box 5, Folder 11

Barnard ancestral home, Nantucket, Massachusetts undated

OV MSP Box 2, Folder 1

Abraham Winslow home, Brewster, Massachusetts undated

MSP Box 5, Folder 12

Allyne and White Company, 112-114 Front Street, San Francisco 1889, undated

MSP Box 5, Folder 13

Savings and Loan Society, Clay Street undated

MSP Box 5, Folder 14

Fulton Iron Works, Fremont, Howard and Beale Streets, San Francisco undated

MSP Box 5, Folder 15

Alameda Sugar Company, Asco, Alameda County 1896

MSP Box 5, Folder 16

Union Sugar Company, Betteravia, Santa Barbara County undated

MSP Box 5, Folder 17

Allyne building, Mission Street and Ecker Place, San Francisco 1923, undated

MSP Box 6, Folder 1

San Francisco 1886-[1939], undated

MSP Box 6, Folder 2

San Francisco earthquake and fire 1906

MSP Box 6, Folder 3

Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco 1915

MSP Box 6, Folder 4

First Unitarian Church, San Francisco [Red Cross] undated

MSP Box 6, Folder 5

American Red Cross, San Francisco 1918

MSP Box 6, Folder 6

President William Harding's funeral train, San Francisco 1923

MSP Box 6, Folder 7

Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco 1939-1940

MSP Box 41

Galileo High School, class photograph 1933

MSP Box 6, Folder 8

California 1921, 1922, 1927

MSP Box 6, Folder 9

Santa Barbara County, California 1920, undated

MSP Box 6, Folder 10

Missions, California 1921-1926, undated

MSP Box 6, Folder 11

Glenbrook, California 1922

MSP Box 6, Folder 12

Point Honda shipwreck site, Santa Barbara County, California 1923

MSP Box 6, Folder 13

[Lake Tahoe, California] undated

MSP Box 6, Folder 14

Yosemite National Park, California undated

MSP Box 6, Folder 15

Grand Canyon, Arizona undated

MSP Box 6, Folder 16

Maine and New Hampshire undated

MSP Box 6, Folder 17

Alice and Marian Burr travels in Hawaii 1937

MSP Box 6, Folder 18

Unidentified western United States and Canada 1919, undated

MSP Box 6, Folder 19

Europe and United Kingdom 1912, undated

MSP Box 6, Folder 20

India undated

MSP Box 6, Folder 21

Japan 1934-1935, undated

MSP Box 6, Folder 22

Southeast Asia and Australia undated

MSP Box 6, Folder 23

[The Burr's travels in Europe and North Africa] [1911-1912]

MSP Box 7, Folders 1-2

Overstreet's travels in Europe 1925

MSP Box 7, Folder 3

Lucy and Edith Allyne's travels in China, Japan, New Zealand and Indonesia 1929

MSP Box 7, Folder 4

Alice and Marian Burr's travels in Africa 1929-1930

MSP Box 7, Folder 5

Unidentified travel photographs undated

MSP Box 7, Folders 6-8

Photographs, unknown association to Burr-Allyne family 1867-1938, undated

MSP Box 40

Photograph album, Edmund Coffin Burr in Leipzig, Germany c. 1867

MSP Box 39

Photograph album, Barnard family undated

MSP Box 38

Photograph album, Overstreet family undated

OV MSP Box 4

Photograph album, San Francisco earthquake and fire 1906

 

Mary Newell Burr Allyne photographs 1860s-1910s

MSP Box 8, Folders 1-2

Photographs, general 1860s-1900s

MSP Box 8, Folder 3

San Francisco street scenes 1860s-1900s

MSP Box 8, Folder 4

San Francisco earthquake and fire 1906

MSP Box 8, Folder 5

Baden Ranch, San Mateo County undated

MSP Box 41

Photograph album, Ephraim Willard Burr home undated

MSP Box 37

Photograph albums, San Francisco earthquake and fire 1906

Physical Description: 2.0 albums
 

Alice Burr photographs 1898-1930s, 2005, 2012

Digital reproductions of Alice Burr's photographic negatives of Spanish- American War volunteers, Camp Merritt, San Francisco, are available on the Flickr Commons.

MSP Box 9, Folders 1-4

Portraits, landscapes, general scenes 1898-1930s

MSP Box 9, Folder 5

Spanish-American War volunteers, Camp Merritt, San Francisco 1898

MSP Box 9, Folder 6

Compact discs containing digital images of Spanish-American War volunteers, Camp Merritt, San Francisco. 1898

MSP Box 44

Hard drive containing digital images of Spanish-American War volunteers, Camp Merritt, San Francisco 2012

Access

Hard drive is unavailable for paging. Use files on compact disc or DVD.
MSP Box 9, Folder 7

Alice Burr's reference materials 1913-1916, undated

MSP Box 9, Folder 8

Photography exhibit at California Historical Society 2005

MSP Box 36

Photograph album, Edmund Coffin Burr and his dogs at Baden Ranch undated

OV MSP Box 3

Photograph album undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 1

[Untitled] (patio and arches) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 2

[Untitled] (patio and garden circle) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 3

[Untitled] (entryway and garden circle) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 4

[Untitled] (archways) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 5

[Untitled] (young girl at fountain) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 6

[Untitled] (young girl sitting on bench) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 7

[Untitled] (young girl and boy standing at pool) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 8

[Untitled] (young boy at pool) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 9

[Untitled] (young boy kneeling at pool) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 10

[Untitled] (young boy at pool) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 11

[Untitled] (young boy at pool) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 12

[Untitled] (young boy smiling) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 13

[Untitled] (young boy standing at fountain) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 14

[Untitled] (young boy smiling) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 15

[Untitled] (young boy holding pail) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 16

[Untitled] (young girl at flower planter) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 17

[Untitled] (young boy on dirt path) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 18

[Untitled] (young man reading book), mounted undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 19

[Untitled] (young girl in dress) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 20

[Untitled] (young girl in dress), mounted undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 21

[Untitled] (young girl sitting in chair), mounted undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 22

[Untitled] (baby sitting in chair), mounted undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 23

[Untitled] (young boy with model airplane), mounted undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 24

[Untitled] (young girl with bow in hair sitting in chair), mounted undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 25

[Untitled] (mother holding baby) undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 26

[Untitled] (father holding daughter on lap), mounted undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 27

[Untitled] (mother holding baby), mounted undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 28

[Untitled] (mother with child on her back), mounted undated

MSP Box 35, Folder 29

[Untitled] (mother with three children, reading book), mounted undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 1

[Untitled] (woman in coat, hat and muffler), mounted undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 2

[Untitled] (portrait of woman), mounted undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 3

[Untitled] (woman with pearl necklace), mounted undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 4

[Untitled] (man and woman looking at book) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 5

[Untitled] (woman in doorway) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 6

[Untitled] (woman holding fur stole) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 7

[Untitled] (portrait of woman) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 8

[Untitled] (woman holding rolled magazine) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 9

[Untitled] (mother with son and baby), mounted undated

OV MSP Box1, Folder 10

[Untitled] (mother and young girl sitting on lawn) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 11

[Untitled] (mother, father and child reading book) undated

OV MSP Box1, Folder 12

[Untitled] (Edmund Coffin Burr), mounted undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 13

[Untitled] (Edmund Coffin Burr), mounted undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 14

[Untitled] (Edmund Coffin Burr), mounted undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 15

[Untitled] (woman holding book) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 16

[Untitled] (profile of woman) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 17

[Untitled] (woman holding book) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 18

[Untitled] (woman holding open book) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 19

[Untitled] (portrait of woman) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 20

[Untitled] (mother with three children, reading book), mounted undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 21

[Untitled] (mother with two sons), mounted undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 22

[Untitled] (woman wearing hat, stole and pearl necklace) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 23

[Untitled] (woman wearing hat, stole, and pearl necklace) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 24

[Untitled] (woman reading book) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 25

[Untitled] (portrait of woman) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 26

[Untitled] (woman at tree) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 27

[Untitled] (portrait, side profile of woman), mounted undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 28

[Untitled] (woman sitting in chair), mounted undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 29

[Untitled] (young girl holding flowers) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 30

[Untitled] (Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 31

[Untitled] (Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite), mounted undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 32

[Untitled] (portrait of woman wearing hat), mounted undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 33

[Untitled] (woman standing in doorway) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 34

[Untitled] (portrait of woman) undated

OV MSP Box 1, Folder 35

[Untitled] (portrait, side profile of woman) undated

OV MSP Box 2, Folder 2

[Untitled] (portrait of Robert (Bob) Howison), mounted undated

OV MSP Box 2, Folder 3

[Untitled] (portrait of Edmund Coffin Burr), mounted undated

OV MSP Box 2, Folder 4

[Untitled] (San Francisco waterfront), bromoil photograph, mounted undated

 

Cased and framed photographs 1880s-1920s

Physical Description: 3.0 boxes
OV MSP Box 7

Framed portrait, Ephraim Willard Burr undated

OV MSP Box 7

Framed portrait, Abby Miller Child Burr undated

MSP Box 32, Folder 1

Cased ambrotype, Anna Barnard Burr undated

MSP Box 32, Folder 2

Cased portrait, Anna Barnard Burr undated

OV MSP Box 5

Framed portrait, Anna Barnard Burr undated

MSP Box 32, Folder 3

Cased daguerreotype, Anna Barnard Burr and Mary Smith Barnard undated

MSP Box 32, Folder 4

Cased ambrotype, Anna Barnard Burr and Thomas Gardner Barnard undated

MSP Box 32, Folder 5

Cased daguerreotype, Eunice Barnard undated

MSP Box 32, Folder 6

Framed portrait, Eunice Barnard undated

MSP Box 32, Folder 7

Framed portrait, Thomas Gardner Barnard undated

MSP Box 32, Folder 8

Framed daguerreotype, Thomas Gardner Barnard

MSP Box 32, Folder 9

Framed portrait, Edith Allyne undated

MSP Box 32, Folder 10

Framed portrait, Julia Detje undated

MSP Box 33, Folder 1

Framed portrait, Edmund Coffin Burr c. 1855

MSP Box 33, Folder 2

Framed ambrotype, Edmund Coffin Burr undated

MSP Box 33, Folder 7

Framed portrait, Edmund Coffin Burr undated

MSP Box 33, Folder 3

Framed portrait, Edmund Coffin Burr and Alan Burr Overstreet circa 1917

MSP Box 33, Folder 4

Framed portrait, Harry Overstreet undated

MSP Box 33, Folders 5-6

Mounted portrait, Harry Overstreet c. 1890

MSP Box 33, Folder 8

Framed portrait, Lucy Burr Holman undated

OV MSP Box 6

Framed photograph, Samuel H. Allyne home undated

MSP Box 34, Folders 1, 2, 5, 7-9

Ambrotypes, unidentified undated

MSP Box 34, Folders 3, 4, 10-14

Daguerreotypes, unidentified undated

MSP Box 34, Folder 6

Portrait, unidentified undated

 

Series 9:  Negatives 1880s-1940

Physical Description: 20.0 boxes

Scope and Contents

Negatives consist of film and glass plate negatives created by or depicting the Burr-Allyne family. Some negatives have been attributed to Mary Allyne, including images of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire and President William McKinley’s 1901 visit to San Francisco. Film and glass plate negatives attributed to Alice Burr demonstrate some of her early portraiture work and her travel photography. Not all the negatives in this series correspond to the photographic prints found in Series 8.

System of Arrangement

Negatives are arranged into four subseries: Burr-Allyne film negatives; Mary Newell Burr Allyne film negatives; Unidentified film negatives; and Glass plate negatives. Film negatives that are unattributed or whose attribution is ambiguous are contained in the Burr-Allyne film negatives subseries. Within each subseries photographs are group thematically. Glass plate negatives are arranged thematically and by size of the glass plate.
 

Burr-Allyne film negatives 1880s-1930s

MSP Box 10, Folder 1

Overstreet family 1911, 1917, undated

MSP Box 10, Folder 2

Burr residence, Vallejo Street, San Francisco undated

MSP Box 10, Folder 3

San Francisco earthquake and fire 1906

MSP Box 10, Folder 4

Golden Gate Park, San Francisco undated

MSP Box 10, Folder 5

Panama Pacific International Exposition and Panama-California Exposition 1915-1917

MSP Box 10, Folder 6

Red Cross, San Francisco 1918, undated

MSP Box 10, Folder 7

Fleet arriving in San Francisco Bay 1919

MSP Box 10, Folder 8

John Allyne building at Mission Street and Ecker Place, San Francisco 1923

MSP Box 10, Folder 9

Golden Gate International Exposition 1939-1940

MSP Box 10, Folder 10

Coronado, California undated

MSP Box 10, Folder 11

Lake Tahoe 1912, undated

MSP Box 10, Folder 12

Monterey, California 1901

MSP Box 10, Folder 13

San Juan Capistrano, California undated

MSP Box 10, Folder 14

San Ysidro Ranch, California 1905

MSP Box 10, Folder 15

Santa Barbara, California 1920, undated

MSP Box 10, Folder 16

Union Sugar Company, Betteravia, Santa Barbara County, California undated

MSP Box 10, Folder 17

Shasta County, California 1900

MSP Box 10, Folder 18

Sierra Nevada mountain range undated

MSP Box 10, Folder 19

Crater Lake, Oregon undated

MSP Box 10, Folder 20

Eastern United States 1902, undated

MSP Box 10, Folder 21

Australia undated

MSP Box 10, Folder 22

Canada 1912

MSP Box 10, Folder 23

Europe undated

MSP Box 11, Folder 1

Elsie Burr's travels in Europe 1904-1905

MSP Box 11, Folders 2-3

Burr family's travels in Europe and North Africa 1911-1912

MSP Box 11, Folder 4

Overstreet family's travels in Europe 1925

MSP Box 11, Folder 5

Lucy and Edith Allyne's travels in China, Japan, New Zealand and Indonesia 1929

MSP Box 11, Folder 6

Alice and Marian Burr's travels in Africa 1929-1930

 

Mary Newell Burr Allyne's film negatives 1900-1906, undated

MSP Box 11, Folder 7

President William McKinley's visit to San Francisco 1901

MSP Box 11, Folder 8

San Francisco earthquake and fire 1906

MSP Box 11, Folder 9

Glen Alpine trail, Lake Tahoe 1903

MSP Box 11, Folder 10

Mill Valley 1900

MSP Box 11, Folder 11

Baden Ranch undated

MSP Box 11, Folder 12

Miscellaneous film negatives undated

 

Unidentified film negatives undated

MSP Box 12, Folder 1

Probably Alice Burr's photographs undated

MSP Box 12, Folders 2-4

Miscellaneous film negatives undated

 

Glass plate negatives 1880s-1915, undated

MSP Box 12, Folder 5

Notes on glass plate negative images undated

MSP Box 13, Folders 1-33, MSP Box 14, Folders 1-37, MSP Box 15, Folders 1-42

Allyne family 1880s-1900s

MSP Box 16, Folders 1-38, MSP Box 29, Folders 7-12

Allyne family home and gardens 1880s-1900s

MSP Box 17, Folder 1-10

Allyne and White Pacific Oil Works 1880s-1900

MSP Box 17, Folders 11-28

Animals undated

MSP Box 26, Folders 1-10, MSP Box 29, Folders 1-6

Burr-Allyne family 1880s-1900s

MSP Box 17, Folders 29-36, MSP Box 18, Folders 1-26

Burr family 1880s-1900s

MSP Box 18, Folders 27-36

Edmund Coffin Burr home and garden 1880s-1900s

MSP Box 19, Folders 1-10, MSP Box 45

Ephraim Willard Burr home 1880s-1900s

MSP Box 26, Folders 11-12

First Unitarian Church, Red Cross Auxiliary, San Francisco undated

MSP Box 19, Folders 11-39, MSP Box 20, Folders 1-14

Flowers, plants and trees undated

MSP Box 20, Folders 15-19

Lake Merritt, Oakland undated

MSP Box 20, Folders 20-38, MSP Box 26, Folders 13-16, MSP Box 29, Folders 13-16

Miscellaneous undated

MSP Box 20, Folders 35-38, MSP Box 26, Folders 17-33

Overstreet family undated

MSP Box 26, Folders 34-37

Panama Pacific International Exposition 1915

MSP Box 21, Folders 1-9

Sailboats undated

MSP Box 21, Folders 10-35, MSP Box 22, Folders 1-13

San Francisco bay 1880s-1900s

MSP Box 22, Folders 14-39, MSP Box 29, Folders 17-18

San Francisco scenes 1880s-1900s

MSP Box 23, Folders 1-10

Shipwreck, Atlantic whaleboat 1886

MSP Box 23, Folders 11-39, MSP Box 24, Folders 1-36, MSP Box 25, Folders 1-21, MSP Box 26, Folders 38-52

Unidentified images undated

MSP Box 25, Folders 22-40, MSP Box 26, Folders 53-62

Union Sugar Company, Betteravia, California 1899

MSP Box 30, Folders 1-12, MSP Box 31, Folders 1-48

Alice Burr's glass plate negatives undated

 

Series 10:  Autochromes 1915, undated

Physical Description: 4.0 boxes

Scope and Contents

Autochromes include autochrome photographs of general subjects, such as flowers and gardens; travel photography; images of the Panama Pacific International Exposition (1915) taken by an unknown photographer; and a large collection of Panama Pacific International Exposition photographs taken by Lucy Allyne. The series also contains autochromes taken by Alice Burr demonstrating her work in portraiture.

System of Arrangement

Autochromes are arranged by subject and then by photographer.
MSP Box 26, Folders 1-10

Flowers and gardens undated

MSP Box 27, Folders 1-18

Lake Tahoe undated

MSP Box 27, Folders 19-26

Landscapes undated

MSP Box 27, Folders 34-63

Panama Pacific International Exposition 1915

MSP Box 27, Folders 64-68

San Francisco undated

MSP Box 27, Folders 69-76

Unidentified undated

MSP Box 27, Folders 27-33

Miscellaneous undated

MSP Box 28, Folders 1-65

Lucy Allyne's Panama Pacific International Exposition autochromes 1915

MSP Box 31, Folders 49-73

Alice Burr's autochromes undated

 

Series 11:  Home movies circa 1930, 2012

Physical Description: 3.0 boxes

Scope and Contents

Homes movies contain the original motion picture film and digitized copies of film depicting Alice and Marian Burr’s 1929-1930 travels throughout Africa. The films also contain edited bits of footage of the Panama Canal, Waikiki, Hawaii, and the San Francisco Bay. The series also includes a short reel of motion picture film taken by Edmund Coffin Burr of a garden scene.

System of Arrangement

The motion picture films and their digital surrogates are arranged in the original order as appearing on the film reels.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital copies of home movies are available on DVD (Box 44). All home movies have been digitized except the Edmund Coffin Burr film of garden scene (Box 44).

Access

Original home moves are unavailable for paging and viewing. Use digital copies on DVD (Box 44).
MSP Box 42, Film-can 1, MSP Box 44, Disc 2

Marcia, Fort Portal, Athis Plain, Mount Kenya circa 1930

MSP Box 42, Film-can 2, MSP Box 44, Disc 2

Marcia's Kajaido, Congo pontoons circa 1930

MSP Box 42, Film-can 3, MSP Box 44, Disc 1

Native dancers in old Khartoum circa 1930

MSP Box 42, Film-can 4, MSP Box 44, Disc 2

Marcia, Egypt, Khartoum circa 1930

MSP Box 42, Film-can 5, MSP Box 44, Disc 1

Victoria Falls, Abercorn, Alice Burr circa 1930

MSP Box 42, Film-can 6, MSP Box 44, Disc 4

Animals around the world c. 1930

MSP Box 42, Film-can 7, MSP Box 44, Disc 1

Marcia, South Africa, Victoria Falls, Cape Town circa 1930

MSP Box 42, Film-can 8, MSP Box 44, Disc 1

Bits of Cairo, Sarrjan, Alice Burr circa 1930

MSP Box 42, Film-can 9, MSP Box 44, Disc 2

Marcia, White Nile through Jinja, Uganda circa 1930

MSP Box 42, Film-can 10, MSP Box 44, Disc 2

Marcia, Kajiado circa 1930

MSP Box 42, Film-can 11, MSP Box 44, Disc 2

Marcia's Egypt circa 1930

MSP Box 42, Film-can 12, MSP Box 44, Disc 3

Short clips, sacred monkeys of Singosari, etc. circa 1930

MSP Box 42, Film-can 13, MSP Box 44, Disc 1

Odd bits and pieces circa 1930

MSP Box 43, Film-can 14, MSP Box 44, Disc 5

Andorra, San Sebastian, Braemar; Braemar, extra India, Camp Ceylon circa 1930

MSP Box 43, Film-can 15, MSP Box 44, Disc 4

Probably India, people in river, crocodile, Amber City, Jaipur, market in Africa, waterfalls, car trouble circa 1930

MSP Box 43, Film-can 16, MSP Box 44, Disc 5

Pups, Judy, diver, hippopotamus, White Nile, bits and pieces, Arusha halfway, Point Cairo, Cape Town, crowning, etc. circa 1930

MSP Box 43, Film-can 17, MSP Box 44, Disc 5

Panama Canal, Waikiki, children, Rainer, Bob, bear, Mount Whitney, Lone Pine, seagulls, sandpipers, etc. circa 1930

MSP Box 42, Film-can 18

S.F. to Rainer

Film was digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP).

MSP Box 44

Hard drive containing digital copies of home movies of Asia and Africa travels and other film footage 2012

Access

Hard drive is unavailable for paging. Use files on compact disc or DVD.
MSP Box 44

Edmund Coffin Burr's motion picture film of garden scene undated