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Title: David Burbank Papers, 1872-1977Add to your cart.

ID: WUA/04/wua00002

Primary Creator: Burbank, David

Extent: 25.0 Items

Languages: English, German

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection is comprised of correspondence, clippings, and 9 reels of microfilm that chronicle labor history, particularly in St. Louis.  The publications listed below were removed from this collection and may be found in the University Archives reference collection:

Railroad Strikers in Court.  By Elwin Sigmund, 1956.

The First International.  By David Burbank, in The Bulletin of the Missouri Historical Society, January 1962

The Labor Movement in St. Louis Prior to the Civil War.  By Russell Nolan, in the Missouri Historical Review, October 1939.

The Philadelphia Pilots’ Strike of 1792.  By Kenneth Keller, 1977.

The Reign of the Rabble, the St. Louis Strike of 1877.  By David Burbank, 1966.

Collection Historical Note

David Burbank took a few classes at Washington University School of Architecture.  Later, he was a library building security assistant at Washington University.  His grandfather, Amos Thayer, was a federal judge of the Eighth Circuit , and his mother, Louise January Thayer, was a relative of Mrs. Robert Bookings.  Burbank was part of the Labor Movement for a time, and studied the St. Louis general strike of 1877.  He wrote Reign of the Rabble, the St. Louis General Strike of 1877 Augustus M. Kelley, Publishers, New York, 1966.

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Repository: WUA University Archives

Accruals: There are no accruals.

Access Restrictions: Open

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Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Method: This material was donated to University Archives.

Preferred Citation: [Item description]. From the [collection title, series, box, folder]. University Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Processing Information: Processed by Jay Kempen in December 2005.

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was entered into Archon by Hannah Barg in August 2012.

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Folder 1: Correspondence and ClippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Publication (copy) - Die Neue Zeit, Stuttgart, Vols. IX - X, 1890 -Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 1891.  Includes Die Arbeiterbewegung in den Vereinigten StaatenAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: (The Labor Movement in the United States from 1820 to 1885)  byAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Frederich Albert SorgeAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Microfilm from the Burbank Collection, "Arbeiter-Stimme 1874-78"Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Microfilm from the Burbank Collection, "British Council Reports ofAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: U.S. Labor Distrubances in 1877."Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Microfilm from the Burbank Collection, "Communist and Altruist, 1877-86." By A. Longky.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Microfilm from the Burbank Collection, "Vorwarts," 1877 (Leipzig)Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Microfilm from the Burbank Collection, "St. Louis Daily Journal," 1877.Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Microfilm from the Burbank Collection, National Archives, St. Louis 1877 Strike.Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Microfilm from the Burbank Collection, Papers of the St. Louis Section of the IWA, 1872-76Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Microfilm from the Burbank Collection, Powderly Papers, Catholic University, Washington, DC.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Microfilm from the Burbank Collection, "Longky's Communist Colony in Missouri."  "77e anniversaire de 22 Septembre 1792."Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Postcards from U. Sugatski.Add to your cart.

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