Papers, 1906-1980

Burleigh, Cecil E., 1885-1980
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  • Format Mixed Materials; Photos, Drawings, Prints
  • Physical Details
    • 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box); plus
    • additions of 7.4 c.f. and
    • 9 photographs
  • Finding Aids
    • Register to the processed portion


  • Restricted: No reproduction of unpublished music manuscripts is allowed. Original materials may not leave the Society building (photocopies may be made to circulate to Area Research Centers).


  • Papers of a composer and violinist who was a University of Wisconsin professor from 1927 to 1955. Included is correspondence from editors, agents, and admirers; letters from Burleigh to his sister; and biographical materials, mainly concerning his career as a performing musician.
  • The processed portion of this collection is summarized above, dates 1906-1967, and is described in the register. Additional accessions date ca. 1889-1980 and are described below.


  • Presented by Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Burleigh, Madison, Wisconsin, 1969.
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