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Collection Number: P0026

Collection Title: Lillian Alexander Burch Collection, 1930

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Size 1.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 154 items)
Abstract In the summer of 1930, Lillian Alexander Burch was a student who participated in a study tour to the west coast of the United States sponsored by the Extension Division of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., 7 June-2 August 1930. Burch made the photographs in this collection and collected postcards as the tour moved across the country. The collection contains 154 prints and postcards created or collected by Lillian Alexander Burch on her 1930 study trip. The images show popular tourist sites as well as views of tour participants. The group camped for part of the trip and some of the photographs include camp scenes. Photographs made at the Hal Roach Studio in California include Oliver Hardy and Charley Chase. Most of the images are mounted in an album with captions that was put together by Burch. The collection also includes a small number of papers related to the trip.
Creator Burch, Lillian Alexander.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No image in this collection may be reproduced without the permission and consent of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Lillian Alexander Burch Collection #P0026, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
The source of this collection is undocumented.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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In the summer of 1930, Lillian Alexander Burch was a student who participated in a study tour to the west coast of the United States sponsored by the Extension Division of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., 7 June-2 August 1930. Burch made the photographs in this collection and collected postcards as the tour moved across the country.

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The Lillian Alexander Burch collection contains 154 prints and postcards created or collected by Lillian Alexander Burch on her 1930 study trip. The images show popular tourist sites as well as views of tour participants. The group camped for part of the trip and some of the photographs include camp scenes. Photographs made at the Hal Roach Studio in California include Oliver Hardy and Charley Chase. Most of the images are mounted in an album with captions that was put together by Burch. The collection also includes a small number of papers related to the trip.

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Processing Information

Processed by: North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, 1998

Encoded by: Patrick Cullom, 2010

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