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Wednesday, November 3, 2010



Thanks to the Burroughs family, here are three photographs of Danton Burroughs collector of historic artifacts and supporter of San Fernando Valley history.
 Danton Burroughs shortly before his untimely death. Archives of The Museum of the San Fernando Valley - gift of Linda Burroughs 2010. Photo number 1902.

The grandson of Edgar Rice Burroughs (the 5th most published author in human history) was Danton Burroughs.  This picture was taken shortly after Danton graduated from Los Angeles Pierce College.
Photo number 1901.
 High school graduation photograph of Danton Burroughs. Archive photo 1900 - the Museum of the San Fernando Valley 2010. (click on image to enlarge).

John Coleman Burroughs, accomplished American artist and illustrator with his sons Danton and John. John Coleman Burroughs illustrated many of his father's Tarzan books. Photo 1899.

1 comment:

David Nemeth said...

I used to work out with a crew of bodybuilders at Pierce College circa 1962 led by either John or Danton Burroughs. Can you tell me which one it was, most likely? Thanks, David J. Nemeth, Professor of Geography, University of Toledo 43606