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Burns, Tom, 1919-2003


Found in 2 Records:

Thomas L. "Tommy" Burns collection

Call Number: RH MS 1097
Overview This collection consists primarily of photocopies produced by Ned Kehde in 2003 from his collection of notes and publications regarding Lawrence, Kansas resident Thomas L. "Tommy" Burns, a long-time Kansas River fisherman, hunter, and trapper with a vast personal knowledge of the river and its denizens, most notably its catfish. Included is a photocopy of Burns' book, 60 Years on the Kaw River, with an introduction by Ned Kehde, as well as Kehde's...
Dates: 2003 - 2004

Tom Burns photographs

Call Number: RH PH 171

Tom Burns was a fish-monger on the Kaw for 60 years, retiring in December 1991. He published his memoirs, "60 Years on the Kaw" in 1994. The collection is comprised of 10 photographs and 2 videotapes, includes images of catches in 1946 and 1947 and Tyron Winchell's boat built in 1895, which Burns rebuilt in 1996. The videotape interviews are from 1990 and 1991 and cover net and ice fishing.

Dates: 1946-1947; 1991-1997