John M. Burnham Papers, 1941-1945, 1957

Manuscript Collection #523

Descriptive Summary Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Title: John M. Burnham Papers
Creator: Burnham, John M., d. 1957
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: 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.

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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.

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.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Mrs. Helmer Enlund

Processing Information

  • Processed by V. Leary, December 1987

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Description Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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.

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Card Catalog Entries Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the Reading Room's card catalog. This system is no longer maintained, but it is left in place to help on-site researchers locate particular topics in the collection.

Autograph Entries :

  • Rickover, H[yman] G[eorge] 1957

Subject Entries :

  • BUSINESS AND COMMERCE--Shipbuilding
  • U.S.--MILITARY--Navy

Images below are listed alphabetically by subject. This list reflects only those portions of the collection for which negatives have been prepared.

U.S.--MILITARY--Education--23 Club
Location: Maryland--Annapolis
Date: 1941
Call Number: 523/1

Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Department, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
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