Papers, 1886-1942, of Vice-Admiral Guy Hamilton Burrage. Includes commissions, orders, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks and medals. Includes material relating to his command of the "U. S. S. Nebraska" during World War I and the "U. S. S. Memphis" which returned Charles A. Lindbergh from Paris after his historic flight. There are also papers relating to his involvement in an attempt to resolve the Lindbergh kidnapping case in 1932.
Addition to this collection:
Scrapbook of Vice Admiral Guy Hamilton Burrage from 1927. Includes clippings, photographs, telegraphs, and mementos relating to Charles A. Lindbergh and his trans-Atlantic voyage from France to the United States on board Burrage's Flagship, "USS Memphis" in 1927. The scrapbook also contains some news clippings and two letters between Burrage and Lindbergh relating to the kidnapping of Lindbergh's son. Other portions of the scrapbook document, through photographs and ephemera, Burrage's Official visits to Norway, Holland, Germany, England, Ireland, Gibraltar, Spain, Portugal, and Algiers.