Biography and History

Nelson R. Burr (Princeton Class of 1927) is an American historian at the Library of Congress and a church historian.

Source: From the finding aid for C0399


  • Church historians -- United States..
  • Nelson R. Burr Papers. 1917-1956 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0399

    The Nelson R. Burr Papers consists of works, correspondence, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, juvenilia, and printed matter of American historian, Nelson R. Burr (Princeton Class of 1927). The collection contains materials from his book Education in New Jersey, 1630-1871 (1942), as well as notes, essays and personal correspondence from his undergraduate and graduate school years at Princeton.