Contains 58 Results:
Photograph of Col. John C. Burch, with his sons John and Lucius, at Ft. Sam Houston (January 1, 1945)
Newspaper clipping: "Vanderbilt Medical Professors [Drs. Hugh J. Morgan and John C. Burch] Decorated for Army Services" (undated, but post-July, 1945). Another clipping on this subject entitled, "The Doctors' Part"
Letter from William Waller to Lucius Burch, Jr. (February 2, 1945), passing on compliments about his legal ability. Letter sent to Mrs. Lucius Burch, Sr.
Letter from Dr. Burch to Dr. Ernest Goodpasture of Vanderbilt, declining with thanks the offer to establish a fellow ship in his memory (June 14, 1945). Dr. Goodpasture’s reply (June 22, 1945) is also present
Letter of appreciation from Chancellor O.C. Carmichael on the occasion of Dr. Burch's retirement (June 30, 1945)
Three newspaper clippings: "Vanderbilt Medical School Department Chairman Retires," "41 Years of Service" (both ca. July 1, 1945), and "Tributes Paid Dr. Burch, Dr. Leathers" (October 31, 1945).
Copy of statement placed in minutes of Vanderbilt Executive Faculty eulogizing Dr. Burch (see diary, October 28, 1945). Cover letter from Dr. Sam Clark dated October 22, 1945
Cards, letters, report cards, and school pictures by the Burch grandchildren
Editorial from Nashville Tennessean praising the work of a Nashville Academy of Medicine committee on hospital needs (April 18, 194). The committee was chaired by Dr. John C. Burch
Letter to Mrs. John C. Burch of Memphis (widow of Dr. Burch's brother) from (Rev.?) Theodore J. Barth (October 8. 1946)
Copies of a memorial poem dedicated to Mr. John C. Burch
Copies of "Morituri Salutamus," a poem by Longfellow, distributed at the 50th anniversary reunion of the Vanderbilt Class of 1896. Also a copy of Dr. Burch's name tag
Letters from Sarah and Elsie Burch, Dr. Burch's grand daughters, and one of Elsie's report cards
Memorial resolution by Calvary Church in honor of John C. Burch, Dr. Burch's brother (January 28, 1947)
Letter from Dr. William Witt and others to Mrs. Lucius E. Burch regarding her role as "Quinq Queen" at the class reunion of Vanderbilt Class of 1896 (undated, but pre-June 4, 1947)
Message to Dr. and Mrs. Burch at Beersheba (July 16, 1947): "Mr. & Mrs. P[aul] Davis cannot come up"
Daily cash report for the Burch Clinic, October 22, 1947
Inspirational quotation by Charles Kingsley (typed), with another in Dr. Burch's hand. Undated
Memorandum (presumably by Lucius Burch, Jr.) on "Whether the Tennessee legislature may authorize a particular county to levy a local sales tax…" (undated)
Letters from the Burches' granddaughter Sarah and her sisters, along with report cards, greeting cards, etc. Of particular interest is a story about the Burches and Buffalo Bill
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