Collection Number: 05392-z

Collection Title: John Henry Burnett Papers, 1914-2007

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Size Approximately 65 items
Abstract The John Henry Burnett Papers, 1914-2007, consist of scattered legal and political correspondence; a letter with family news from his wife, Ruth Deaton Burnett; handwritten religious writings; the Pender County Centennial commemorative book; and "Life Was Full: A Biographical Synopsis of John Henry Burnett and Ruth Deaton Burnett."
Creator Burnett, John Henry, 1888-1969.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the John Henry Burnett Papers #5392-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from W. Davis Jones in April 2008 (Acc. 100922).
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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John Henry Burnett (1888-1969) practiced law in his hometown of Burgaw, Pender County, N.C., and served a two-year term as a state senator. He married Ruth Deaton in 1915 and with her had eight children.

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The John Henry Burnett Papers, 1914-2007, consist of scattered legal and political correspondence; a letter with family news from his wife, Ruth Deaton Burnett; handwritten religious writings; the Pender County Centennial commemorative book; and "Life Was Full: A Biographical Synopsis of John Henry Burnett and Ruth Deaton Burnett."

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Encoded by: Laura Smith

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