John M. Burnham Papers, 1941-1945, 1957

Manuscript Collection #523

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: John M. Burnham Papers
    Creator: Burnham, John M., -1957
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers (1941-1945, 1957) including photographs, correspondence, an obituary, congratulatory letter.
    Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet, 5 items , including photographs, photocopy of correspondence, and an obituary.
  • Description

    This collection consists of a congratulatory letter from Rear Admiral H. G. Rickover, concerning initial trials of the nuclear submarine SKATE, three photographs (1941-1945) of the Naval Academy and Bureau of Ships, and Mr. Burnham's obituary dated November 17, 1957, listing his many accomplishments as a naval officer and in private industry.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    January 12, 1987, 5 items; Papers (1941-1945, 1957) of U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1941 class member, including correspondence, photographs, and an obituary. Gift of Mrs. Helmer Enlund, Old Saybrook, Connecticut.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mrs. Helmer Enlund

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    John M. Burnham Papers (#523), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by V. Leary, December 1987

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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