Carter Burgess Collection
The collection represents a variety of material from the World War II era collected and created by Carter L. Burgess. There is a large amount of newspaper articles and clippings, as well as booklets from the War. Personal materials include correspondence and photographs of Burgess during the War as well as others such as Eisenhower and Bedell Smith. Also included are two cassettes of an oral history interview with Carter L. Burgess, Italian money, and a top secret folder used to carry the Italian surrender during World War II. Many large items have been separated from the collection and relocated to the oversized materials section. These items include: multiple military certificates and medals; large photographs, some that have been signed; Burgess‘ VMI diploma and an Appointment Certificate to the Commission onGovernment Security signed by President Eisenhower, 1957.