ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 937
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: The collection is made up of legal documents and correspondence of the Hawkins family relating to the estate of E.A. (Edward Austin) Burke, the Louisiana politician and publisher who spearheaded the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition in New Orleans in 1884-1885. His wife and son predeceased him, resulting in his estate being inherited by numerous nephews, nieces, and other relatives. William E. Hawkins was among these heirs.