John M. Burnham Papers

1941-1945, 1957
Manuscript Collection #523
Burnham, John M., -1957
Physical description
0.25 Cubic Feet, 5 items , including photographs, photocopy of correspondence, and an obituary.
Preferred Citation
John M. Burnham Papers (#523), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
No restrictions

Papers (1941-1945, 1957) including photographs, correspondence, an obituary, congratulatory letter.

Scope and arrangement

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
Custodial History

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.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Helmer Enlund

Processing information

Processed by V. Leary, December 1987

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

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

Key terms
Personal Names
Burnham, John M., -1957
Corporate Names
Skate (Submarine)
United States Naval Academy--Alumni and alumnae
United States. Navy--Officers