Can you help us develop our collection and further our People of the Burwell School Digital Archive Project?
Do you have photos, letters, family records, or items that once
belonged to a Burwell School student or a member of the Robert Burwell family?
We would love to know about these materials and would welcome reproductions
of them - or would you care to entrust them to us as donations
to our growing collection? We are interested in donations of items that
once belonged to Burwell School girls or that may be representative of the time
period when the Burwell School was in operation, from 1837 to 1857. All materials
and items would be kept according to archival standards and principles
and may be displayed in special exhibits at the Burwell
School Historic Site in Hillsborough, NC, with full acknowledgments to
The Historic Hillsborough Commission, which operates the site, and the
Burwell School's dedicated researchers invite you to assist us as we
expand our museum's collection and our online research site
on the girls who attended the Burwell School and the
remarkable Burwell family who significantly contributed to the
education of women in the South.
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