Contains 58 Results:
News clipping (January 11, 1948): replacement of Broadway viaduct in downtown Nashville
Letter from Rev. Charles L. Widney to Sarah Burch (April 1, 1948), referring to her confirmation
Letter from Donald M. Pearsall, chairman of the Vanderbilt Dormitory Committee, asking his support against eviction of upperclassmen from the Vanderbilt dormitories (April 29, 1948). A copy of the committee’s report is also present
Letter from Dr. Burch to President Harry S. Truman (June 28, 1948), offering information on philanthropic organizations and wishing him success in the November election.
News clippings of Dr. Burch and his granddaughters (one undated; one July 9, 1948)
Post card from Sarah Burch to Rosabell Crawford, Dr. Burch's cook (August 25, 1948)
Minutes of the Vanderbilt Hospital Committee (November 15, 1948), with an accompanying list of subjects for discussion
Text of telegrams to Dr. Burch (December 9, 1948) regarding Dr. John C. Burch's selection as Secretary of the Southern Surgical Association.
Handwritten letter from Estes Kefauver to Sarah Burch ("Tuesday" December 14, 1948), thanking her for a handkerchief. Sarah's father, Lucius Burch Jr. managed Kefauver's successful 1948 senatorial campaign
Letters and other material from the Burch grandchildren
Statement regarding financial arrangements connected with Dr. Burch's retirement from the Burch Clinic (effective January 1, 1949)
Letter from Lucius Burch, Jr. to Dr. John Burch (February 12, 1949) regarding financial settlement above. Includes signed note by Dr. Lucius E. Burch
Letter from Dr. J. Clinton Foshee of Michigan, asking Dr. Burch's help in getting a friend's son admitted to Vanderbilt (February 21, 1949)
Letters from Sarah Burch to her grandparents (April 25, and June 20, 1949)
Letter from Senator Estes Kefauver to Edward Meeman, editor of the Memphis Press-Scimitar (December 7, 1949), regarding a complimentary editorial on Lucius Burch, Jr.
Letter from Lucius Burch Jr. (dated “Tuesday") thanking Dr. Burch for birthday presents
Copies of doggerel attributed to Chief Justice John Marshall and a poem by Uncle Will Tate
Vanderbilt commencement announcement; cards and school papers by the Burch grandchildren
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