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Burroughs, Sherman Everett, 1870-1923



  • Existence: 1870 - 1923


Sherman Everett Burroughs (1870-1923), Dartmouth Class of 1894. US Congressman from New Hampshire (1917-1923). Burroughs studied law at Columbian University in Washington, DC and was involved in a number of social welfare endeavors in NH before his election to Congress, including orphaned children and women's suffrage. Burroughs was President of the New Hampshire Children's Aid and Protective Society as well as being a trustee of the Concord Orphans Home.

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Sherman E. Burroughs letters

Identifier: MS-1085
Date(s): 1914 to 1916

Sherman Everett Burroughs, Dartmouth College Class of 1894, New Hampshire social activist, attorney, and United States Congressman 1917-1923. Born 1870, died 1923. Contains typewritten letters and lists of names dated May 15, 1914 to May 26, 1917. Documents Burroughs’ involvement with child welfare, women’s rights and Republican Party issues.

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