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Schuyler Neilson Pyne Papers, 1846-1979 (bulk 1930-1975)

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Schuyler Neilson Pyne Papers, 1846-1979 (bulk 1930-1975): Finding Aid

United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
589 McNair Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
Phone: 410-293-6922
http://usna.edu/Library/sca/

Published in September 2009



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Pyne, Schuyler Neilson, 1903-1987
Title: Schuyler Neilson Pyne Papers
Dates: 1846-1979
Bulk Dates: 1930-1975
Size: 1.75 linear feet (3 manuscript boxes, 2 flat boxes, 3 flat files)
Abstract: Schuyler Neilson Pyne was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1925 and a U.S. Navy officer who served tours of duty at several shipyards and the Navy's Bureau of Ships, ultimately retiring with the rank of Rear Admiral. The papers, consisting of correspondence, research materials, press clippings, newsletters, photographs, and scrapbooks pertain to Pyne's tours as commander of the New York Naval Shipyard and the Pearl Harbor Shipyard, as well as his research on the thermal qualities of aluminum. The papers also contain correspondence from Rear Admiral Hiram Paulding and a Japanese picture book.
Call number: MS 277
Language(s) of material: English

Provenance and Acquisition

Gifts of Rear Admiral and Mrs. Schuyler Neilson Pyne, USN (Ret.) and the United States Naval Institute in February 1985, April 1989, and November 1991. Accession Nos. 85-28, 89-12, and 91-65.

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