Harold Stacey Burdick Collection, 1892-1923

Manuscript Collection #1162

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Harold Stacey Burdick Collection
    Creator: Budick, Daniel P.
    Burdick, Harold Stacey
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 0.5 Cubic feet, 38 items & 2 vols. items,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    April 28, 2010, (unprocessed) 38 items & 2 vols. items, 0.5 cubic feet; Collection (June 1892 ? 23 Sept. 1923) initiated by Lt. Commander Harold Stacey Burdick & completed posthumously by his father, Daniel P. Burdick, focusing on his early life, education at Brown University, membership in the U. S. Naval Academy Class of 1909, & his subsequent naval service, especially as the ensign & acting commander of the Paulding Class Destroyer USS JOUETT (DD-41) at the U.S. occupation of Tampico (1914) during the Mexican Revolution; also including material relating his death and memorials to his memory after he died of pneumonia brought on by influenza 16 January 1919 contracted during World War I, including correspondence, clippings, ephemera, photographic prints, & printed materials, etc. PURCHASED. See preliminary inventory attached. 38 items & 2 vols. 191 p. (ca. 0.50 cubic feet) Recd. 11/3/2009. Purchased from Carmen D. Valentino, Rare Books & Manuscripts, Philadelphia, PA

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased from Carmen D. Valentino, Rare Books & Manuscripts, Philadelphia, PA

    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

    Harold Stacey Burdick Collection (#1162), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, April 28, 2010


Preliminary Inventory

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • CORRESPONDENCE, EPHEMERA & PRINTED MATERIALS
     

    • Box 1
       
      Burdick, Harold Stacey. Letter to "Dear Father" from aboard USS JOUETT, off Tampico, Mexico (20 April - 1 May 1914) Holograph. 2 item. 3 p. Note: Letter notes his intention to enclose copies of "The Mexican News & Tampico Tamale" newsletter to keep his father informed of his news during the U.S. occupation of Tampico.
      Directions for Recovering a Lost Torpedo (Notes compiled from recent sad experience, partly actual) 783. U.S.S. MUD DIGGER, Hungry Gulf, Friday the 13th (ca. 13 May 1914) Mimeographed typescript. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Naval humor.
      Annapolis . . . And the U. S. Naval Academy. Brooklyn, NY: Albertype Company © 1909; published by Geo. W. Jones, Annapolis, MD (1909) Printed. 1 item. 22 p. Note: Includes printed photographs of the Maryland State House, Post Office, Street Scenes, St. Anne's Chapel, Governor's Mansion, Carvel Hall, Carroll Mansion, St. Mary's R.C. Church, & Naval Academy buildings, etc.
      The Mexican News, Off Tampico [Mexico], Vol. 1, [no. 1] - 17 (27 April - 20 May 1914) Carbon typescript. 14 items. 24 p. Note: Typescript of U. S. Fleet newsletter; 27-28 April called "Bulletin of Current Information"; 6-20 May known as "The Mexican News and Tampico Tamale"
      The Mexican News, Off Tampico [Mexico], Vol. 1, [no. 1] - 16 (27 April - 17 May 1914) Mimeographed typescript. 15 items. 25 p. Note: Published U. S. Fleet newsletter; 27-28 April called "Bulletin of Current Information"; 6-20 May known as "The Mexican News and Tampico Tamale"
      Ephemera: Class of 1909 Christmas Card & U. S. Receiving Ship, New Orleans, A Christmas 1917 Menu (1909, 1917) Printed. 2 items. 2 p.
      The Royal Visitor [Prince of Wales] Taking the Salute at His Review, With Secretary [of the Navy, Josephus] Daniels, of the Midshipmen at Annapolis (Times Wide World Photos.) (Nov. 1919) Newspaper clipping. 1 item. 1 p.
  • MANUSCRIPT VOLUMES
     

    • Box 2
       
      Concise Pocket Log (20 April - 12 June 1914) compiled by Harold Stacey Burdick "being an outline of the affairs in Mexico in which the JOUETT took part" including occupation of Tampico & the Battle of Vera Cruz, Mexico. Holograph. 2.75" x 5" (12.6 x 7.5 cm) 1 item. 27 p. used of 58 p. Note: includes 3 labeled diagrams of the fleet's position off Tampico. Written in pencil.
      Photograph album (June 1892-23 Sept. 1923 ) of Harold Stacey Burdick's childhood, education at Brown University & Columbia University & his naval career, most being candid snapshots of Burdick and his fellow sailors aboard ship, ca. 1909-1918; also including 29 letters, 12 documents, 18 newspaper clippings; & 6 pieces of Annapolis ephemera, mostly concerning Burdick's life and accomplishments. Photographic prints. 196 print. 191 Black & White, 4 Cyanotypes, 1 Sepia. Various sizes. 1 vol. 51 p. Note: Burdick's father, Daniel P. Burdick, inserted the early & posthumous photographic prints, letters, documents, clippings, & ephemera, after Burdick's death. Burdick died of pneumonia on 16 January 1919. Album cover is in very poor condition; needs conservation.

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Preliminary Inventory

  • CORRESPONDENCE, EPHEMERA & PRINTED MATERIALS
     

    • Box 1
       
      Burdick, Harold Stacey. Letter to "Dear Father" from aboard USS JOUETT, off Tampico, Mexico (20 April - 1 May 1914) Holograph. 2 item. 3 p. Note: Letter notes his intention to enclose copies of "The Mexican News & Tampico Tamale" newsletter to keep his father informed of his news during the U.S. occupation of Tampico.
      Directions for Recovering a Lost Torpedo (Notes compiled from recent sad experience, partly actual) 783. U.S.S. MUD DIGGER, Hungry Gulf, Friday the 13th (ca. 13 May 1914) Mimeographed typescript. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Naval humor.
      Annapolis . . . And the U. S. Naval Academy. Brooklyn, NY: Albertype Company © 1909; published by Geo. W. Jones, Annapolis, MD (1909) Printed. 1 item. 22 p. Note: Includes printed photographs of the Maryland State House, Post Office, Street Scenes, St. Anne's Chapel, Governor's Mansion, Carvel Hall, Carroll Mansion, St. Mary's R.C. Church, & Naval Academy buildings, etc.
      The Mexican News, Off Tampico [Mexico], Vol. 1, [no. 1] - 17 (27 April - 20 May 1914) Carbon typescript. 14 items. 24 p. Note: Typescript of U. S. Fleet newsletter; 27-28 April called "Bulletin of Current Information"; 6-20 May known as "The Mexican News and Tampico Tamale"
      The Mexican News, Off Tampico [Mexico], Vol. 1, [no. 1] - 16 (27 April - 17 May 1914) Mimeographed typescript. 15 items. 25 p. Note: Published U. S. Fleet newsletter; 27-28 April called "Bulletin of Current Information"; 6-20 May known as "The Mexican News and Tampico Tamale"
      Ephemera: Class of 1909 Christmas Card & U. S. Receiving Ship, New Orleans, A Christmas 1917 Menu (1909, 1917) Printed. 2 items. 2 p.
      The Royal Visitor [Prince of Wales] Taking the Salute at His Review, With Secretary [of the Navy, Josephus] Daniels, of the Midshipmen at Annapolis (Times Wide World Photos.) (Nov. 1919) Newspaper clipping. 1 item. 1 p.
  • MANUSCRIPT VOLUMES
     

    • Box 2
       
      Concise Pocket Log (20 April - 12 June 1914) compiled by Harold Stacey Burdick "being an outline of the affairs in Mexico in which the JOUETT took part" including occupation of Tampico & the Battle of Vera Cruz, Mexico. Holograph. 2.75" x 5" (12.6 x 7.5 cm) 1 item. 27 p. used of 58 p. Note: includes 3 labeled diagrams of the fleet's position off Tampico. Written in pencil.
      Photograph album (June 1892-23 Sept. 1923 ) of Harold Stacey Burdick's childhood, education at Brown University & Columbia University & his naval career, most being candid snapshots of Burdick and his fellow sailors aboard ship, ca. 1909-1918; also including 29 letters, 12 documents, 18 newspaper clippings; & 6 pieces of Annapolis ephemera, mostly concerning Burdick's life and accomplishments. Photographic prints. 196 print. 191 Black & White, 4 Cyanotypes, 1 Sepia. Various sizes. 1 vol. 51 p. Note: Burdick's father, Daniel P. Burdick, inserted the early & posthumous photographic prints, letters, documents, clippings, & ephemera, after Burdick's death. Burdick died of pneumonia on 16 January 1919. Album cover is in very poor condition; needs conservation.

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