Finding Aid for the Walter Lewis Burns Papers, 1905-1955

Processed by UCLA Library Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
© 2003
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Walter Lewis Burns Papers, 1905-1955

Collection number: 108

UCLA Library Special Collections

UCLA Library Special Collections staff

Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
UCLA Library Special Collections staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Walter Lewis Burns Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1905-1955
Collection number: 108
Creator: Burns, Walter Lewis
Extent: 29 boxes (14.5 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Library Special Collections.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Walter Lewis Burns Papers (Collection 108). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4230431 


Burns worked at Dawson's Book Shop in Los Angeles; became a photographer, artist, and bibliographer.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Burns, Walter Lewis--Archives.
Dawson's Book Shop--Officials and employees--Archival resources.


Description derived from in-house card file.

Papers and Clippings, 1905-1955

Creator/Collector: Burns, Walter Lewis
Physical Description: (29 boxes, unprocessed)