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A Democratic party leader, Albert Sidney Burleson (1863-1937) represented Texas in the U.S. Congress (1899–1913) and served as Postmaster General in President Woodrow Wilson’s cabinet (1913-1921). His wife Adele Lubbock Steiner Burleson (1863-1948) was a noted author, playwright, and poet.

The collection contains letters and ephemera related to the activities of Burleson and his wife, Adele Steiner Burleson. It includes letters to Burleson from his wife-to-be, letters to Mrs. Burleson on family genealogy, and badges from the 1898 Texas Democratic Convention and the 1915 convention of the Texas Postmasters League and the Texas Postmasters Association.


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Burleson (Albert Sidney and Adele Steiner) Papers, 1856-1947



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