Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

F. M. Burns Papers:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1905-1962 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Burns, F. M.
Title: F. M. Burns Papers,
Dates: 1905-1962 and undated
Abstract: Material relating to F. M. Burns Mercantile Company and other aspects of Colorado City, Texas.
Collection # S 142.1
Quantity: 1 box and 1 ledger (1.3 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

F. M. Burns was a merchant in Colorado City, Texas, during the early 1900s, and operated the F. M. Burns Mercantile Company.


Scope and Contents

The collection bulks (1900-1910) with financial material pertaining to the F. M. Burns Mercantile Company of Colorado City, Texas. Also includes photographs and scrapbook material concerning Colorado City, Texas, and the F. M. Burns Family.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research


Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Burns, F. M.
Subjects (Organizations)
F. M. Burns Mercantile Company (Colorado City, Tex.)--Records and correspondence
Places
Colorado City (Tex.)
Mitchell County (Tex.
General stores--Texas--Colorado City
Variety stores--Texas--Colorado City

Related Material

For related materials located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, see the following collections:

  • Colorado City, Texas, Clubs Records, 1882-1961

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

F. M. Burns Papers, 1905-1962 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Gift, 1960s

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, June 2002


Additional Sources

Lore and Legend: A Compilation of Documents Depicting the History of Colorado City and Mitchell County.Colorado City, Texas, 1976.


Collection Inventory

 

Artifacts

box folder
1 1 Photographic Plate, undated
2 Wallet - Colorado National Bank, undated



 
box folder
1 3 News Clippings, 1950-1962 and undated



 
box folder
1 4 Photograph - Mrs. F. M. Burns, undated



 

Printed Materials

box folder
1 5 The Standard Club - Membership Calendar (2 items), 1905-1907
6 F. M. Burns Dry Goods Company - Stamp Book, undated



 

Financial Materials

othertype
Ledger 1 General Ledger - Burns and Bell Dry Goods Company, 1917-1936