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Robert J. Burdette Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

ROBERT J. BURDETTE
Born: July 30, 1844 in Greensboro, Pennsylvania
Died: November 19, 1914 in Pasadena, California
Biography
Robert J. Burdette (1844-1914) wrote columns for the Burlington Hawkeye, and later the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, which were reprinted in newspapers across America. His humor extended to poems ("My First Cigar"), and his popular lectures included the topic "The Rise and Fall of the Mustache." In the 1890s, he became a Baptist minister.
  • ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 190536
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 190536
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE Burdette's signature with "Hawkeye" written underneath, noting the publication in which most of his columns and articles appeared Signature: "Robt. J. Burdette/"Hawkeye"/Burlington, Iowa", 3¾x2 affixed to 4x2½ card. Humorous essayist and lecturer Robert J.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 198014
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 198014
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE Signature from Burdette, with the name of the Burlington Hawkeye newspaper written underneath Signature: "Robt. J. Burdette/Burlington Hawkeye", in black ink, 3½x2¼. Humorous essayist and lecturer Robert J.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 297500
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 297500
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE Signature of the humorous writer, affixed to a larger sheet Signature: "Robt. J. Burdette", 4¾x1½. Affixed to a 7x4 sheet, on the back of which are a variety of notes and a drawing by unidentified signers. Humorous essayist and lecturer ROBERT J.

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH 08/05/1898  - HFSID 2935
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH 08/05/1898 - HFSID 2935
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE Burdette's signature dated 1898, written while in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania Signature: "Robert J. Burdette/Bryn Mawr/Pa/August 5 1898", 3½x2. Humorous essayist and lecturer Robert J.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/19/1885  - HFSID 297856
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/19/1885 - HFSID 297856
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE The humorist sends an autograph "to hang up in the spare room where nobody but the poor relations will ever see it." Autograph Letter signed: "Robt. J. Burdette", 1 page, 5x8. Ardmore, Pennsylvania, 1885 May 19.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/24/1884  - HFSID 198013
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/24/1884 - HFSID 198013
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE A letter from the humorist quoting Proverbs 17:22, writing "I don't think I can improve on the sentiment" Autograph letter signed: "Robt. J Burdette", 1 page, 5¼x8. May 24, 1884. Ardmore, Pennsylvania. May 24, 1884.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED  - HFSID 79506
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED - HFSID 79506
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE A short note written to a young man, signed as a "Reformed humorist". Most likely written during his time as a Baptist minister. Extremely rare! Autograph note signed: "Robert J. Burdette", 4¼x2¼.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 01/06/1896  - HFSID 79507
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 01/06/1896 - HFSID 79507
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE A note extending happy New Year wishes, dated 1896, a year before he was ordained a Baptist minister Autograph note signed: "Robert J. Burdette", 4x3½. In full: "Wishing you the happiest of all Happy New Years - Cordially yours [signature]Bryn Mawr, Pa. Jan 6, 1896".

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH POEM SIGNED 02/26/1886  - HFSID 27851
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH POEM SIGNED 02/26/1886 - HFSID 27851
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE A poem penned by the humorist titled "Renunciation", dated 1886 in Pennsylvania Autograph poem signed: "Ever yours,/Robert J. Burdette", 4¼x3½. A poem Burdette has titled "Renunciation", dated February 26, 1886. Ardmore, Pennsylvania. Humorous essayist and lecturer Robert J.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED 03/13/1889  - HFSID 190117
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED 03/13/1889 - HFSID 190117
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE Sentiment written by the humorist and future Baptist minister in black ink Autograph sentiment signed: "Yours very truly,/Robert J. Burdette/Bryn Mawr, Pa./March 13 1889", in black ink, 4x2½. Humorous essayist and lecturer Robert J.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • ROBERT J. BURDETTE - RECEIPT SIGNED 08/16/1898  - HFSID 2949
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE - RECEIPT SIGNED 08/16/1898 - HFSID 2949
    ROBERT J. BURDETTE Signed receipt from the post office department dated 1898 Autograph letter signed: "Robert J. Burdette", in black ink, 5¼x3. August 16, 1898. Receipt for an acceptance of parcel, sent to R.M. Smith in Essex, Massachusetts. Humorous essayist and lecturer Robert J.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

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