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Burchill Family Papers


Belle Burchill served as postmaster in the 1880s and later participated in the founding of the Fort Worth Benevolent Home. Her daughter, Edna M. Burchill, developed the Burchill Addition in east Fort Worth. She also was interested in music and the humane society. She also prepared an unpublished manuscript pertaining to her family and the early history of Fort Worth.


The collection’s provenance is unknown, but it was donated prior to 1991.

Scope and Contents Note

The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, photographs, and other documents pertaining to the Burchill Family of Fort Worth.

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Last updated: June 9, 2014