Edith B. Burke scrapbook, 1930-1997  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Burke, Edith Baras
Edith B. Burke scrapbook
1930-1997 (inclusive)
0.18 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection Number
5986 (Accession No. 5986-001)
Scrapbook compiled by Edith Baras Burke, who taught Latin at St. Nicholas School in Seattle, Washington, and edited journals for the University of Washington
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Edith Baras Burke was born in 1935. She earned a bachelor's degree from Radcliffe College and a master's degree in classics from Harvard University, and won a Fulbright Fellowship to study in the Netherlands. Burke came to Seattle in 1960 to teach Latin at St. Nicholas School. She later became editor for Pacific Northwest Quarterly and Modern Language Quarterly, both published by the University of Washington. She was married to Robert Burke, a University of Washington professor of history. Burke died in 1995.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Scrapbook including family photographs, memorabilia, correspondence, and obituaries (added later by her friend Carol Johnson).

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Latin teachers--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Teachers--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Burke, Edith Baras--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Ephemera
  • Personal correspondence
  • Photographs

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)