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Edmund Cody Burnett papers, 1765-1967

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BOX 1-21 Correspondence, 1840-1948
Letters sent and received by Burnett and his family members, with miscellaneous attachments and enclosures.
Arranged chronologically by year and month.
BOX 1 Jan. 1840-Dec. 1880
(18 folders)
BOX 1 Nineteenth-century undated documents and fragments
BOX 2 Jan. 1902-June 1915
(9 folders)
BOX 3 July 1915-Aug. 1917
(10 folders)
BOX 4 Sept. 1917-Dec. 1922
(13 folders)
BOX 5 Jan. 1923-Dec. 1929
(10 folders)
BOX 6 Jan. 1930-Sept. 1931
(8 folders)
BOX 7 Oct. 1931-Dec. 1932
(6 folders)
BOX 8 Jan. 1933-Feb. 1934
(9 folders)
BOX 9 Mar. 1934-Aug. 1935
(11 folders)
BOX 10 Sept. 1935-Jan. 1937
(10 folders)
BOX 11 Feb. 1937-May 1938
(8 folders)
BOX 12 June 1938-Feb. 1939
(9 folders)
BOX 13 Mar. 1939-Apr. 1940
(11 folders)
BOX 14 May 1940-Mar. 1941
(11 folders)
BOX 15 Apr.-Dec. 1941
(11 folders)
BOX 16 Jan.-Dec. 1942
(11 folders)
BOX 17 Jan. 1943-Mar. 1944
(13 folders)
BOX 18 Apr. 1944-July 1945
(13 folders)
BOX 19 Aug. 1945-Dec. 1946
(13 folders)
BOX 20 Jan.-Dec. 1947
(12 folders)
BOX 21 Jan.-Dec. 1948
(6 folders)
BOX 21 Twentieth-century undated documents and fragments
BOX 22-25 Writings File, 1888-1949
Articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and miscellaneous writings by Burnett and others, including printed, near print, typewritten and handwritten drafts, research notes, and related material.
Arranged by type of material and usually alphabetically thereunder.
BOX 22 Articles
BOX 22 "Big Creek's Response to the Coming of the Railroad," 1927
BOX 22 "Ciphers of the Revolutionary Period," 1917
BOX 22 "The Committee of the States," 1913
BOX 22 "The Continental Congress and Agricultural Supplies," 1928
BOX 22 "Early Cocke County History," 1940
BOX 22 "The Government of Federal Territories in Europe," 1896
BOX 22 "Hall's Top," 1945
BOX 22 "The Hog Drivers' Play-Song and Some of its Relatives," 1949
BOX 22 "Hog Raising and Hog Driving in the Region of the French Broad River," 1946
(6 folders)
BOX 23 "Letters of a Confederate Surgeon: Dr. Abner Embry McGarity," 1945-1946
(9 folders)
BOX 24 "Letters of Barnett Hardeman Cody and Others, 1861-1864," 1939
BOX 24 "Letters of Three Lightfoot Brothers, 1861-1864," 1942
BOX 24 "The Name United States of America," 1925
BOX 24 "New York and the Continental Congress," undated
BOX 24 "Our Union of States in the Making," 1935
BOX 24 "The Passing of the Old Rail Fence: A Farmer's Lament," 1948
BOX 24 "Perquisites of the Presidents of the Continental Congress," 1929
BOX 24 "Political Development in the Nineteenth Century," undated
BOX 24 "Prophets Without Honor: Or Fresh Potlicker from an Old Pot," undated
BOX 24 "The Railroad Comes to Big Creek," undated
BOX 24 "Revolutionary Committees," undated
BOX 24 "Shingle Making on the Lesser Waters of the Big Creek of the French Broad River," 1946
(2 folders)
BOX 24 "The Solid South," undated
BOX 24 "Southern Statesmen and the Confederation," 1937
BOX 24 "The Ten-Mile Square," undated
BOX 24 "Washington and Committees at Headquarters," 1934
BOX 24 "The West and the Union, 1778-1808," undated
BOX 24 "Who Was the First President of the United States?" 1932
BOX 24 Book reviews, 1923-1948, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 24 Letters to the editor, 1929-1944
BOX 25 Miscellany
BOX 25 By Burnett
BOX 25 Preface to The Continental Congress, 1941
BOX 25 Foreword to The History of Cocke County, Tennessee, 1946
BOX 25 Poetry, 1888-1892, undated
BOX 25 Untitled, undated
BOX 25 By others, 1910-1941, undated
BOX 25-27 Miscellany, circa 1777-1967
Certificates, contracts, estate documents, financial accounts, lists, newspaper clippings, notes, memoranda, obituaries, research material, and speeches by Burnett.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material or subject.
BOX 25 Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, D.C., progress reports and expense vouchers, 1916-1935
BOX 25 Certificates, contracts, financial accounts, 1840-1943, undated
BOX 25 Estate matters, circa 1837-1967
BOX 25 Lists, notes, and memoranda, 1916-1943, undated
BOX 25 Newspaper clippings, circa 1915-1946
(2 folders)
BOX 25 Obituaries, 1923-1953, undated
BOX 26 Research material
BOX 26 Family and Tennessee local history, circa 1840-circa 1964
(9 folders)
BOX 27 General, circa 1777-circa 1942
BOX 27 Speeches by Burnett, 1888-1942, undated
(5 folders)
BOX 28-60 Letters Project File, circa 1765-1930
Transcribed, photostatic, and printer's copies of letters and documents collected as part of the Letters of Members of the Continental Congress project at the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, D.C., cipher material, editorial instructions, speech, draft of an introduction, lists, notes, and card files.
Organized by type of material and chronologically therein. Copies of letters and documents are arranged by date of original document.
BOX 28 Photostatic copies
BOX 28 1765-Apr. 1779
(7 folders)
BOX 29 May 1779-June 1782
(6 folders)
BOX 30 July 1782-June 1785
(6 folders)
BOX 31 July 1785-Feb. 1801
(8 folders)
BOX 32 Documents not printed
BOX 32 July 1774-July 1777 (6 folders)
BOX 33 Aug. 1777-Aug. 1779
(6 folders)
BOX 34 Sept. 1779-Dec. 1780
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