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Myers-Burrage-Graham Papers (I) Group B, 1888-1942

Myers-Burrage-Graham Papers (I) Group B, 1888-1942
Mss. 98 M99 Group B
3.5 Linear Feet
Scope and Contents

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.

Burrage, Guy Hamilton (1867-1954)
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974
Spanish-American War, 1898
United States--Jewish History
United States. Navy--History--20th century
World War, 1914-1918
Agendas (administrative records)

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

06/30/1998. Acc. 2016.111, Scrapbook of VADM Guy Hamilton Burrage was added in July 2016.  It was donated by Barton Myers.
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Acquisition Note
 Source: Barton Myers.
Related Materials
See also; Gustavus A. Myers Papers, 1834-1869, Samuel Myers Papers, 1796-1845, and the Myers-Burrage-Graham Papers (I) Groups A and C, Myers Papers (II), all at Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Preferred Citation
Myers-Burrage-Graham Papers (I) Group B, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Updated by Anne Johnson in 2009, SCRC Staff in 2016.
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