The bulk of the collection deals with Britton's involvement with the Executive Committee of the Inaugural Ceremonies of March 4, 1889. There is also a small amount of personal and professional correspondence, and obituaries of John Britton.
Britton was a lawyer and resident of Washington, D.C., and was active in the Republican Party. He chaired the Executive Committee of the Inaugural Ceremonies of March 4, 1889 for President Benjamin Harrison.
Collection guide available in library : folder level control.