Overview of the Ernest J. Dawley papers

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Title: Ernest J. Dawley papers
Date (inclusive): 1918-1944
Collection Number: 74052
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 2 envelopes (0.6 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, awards, maps, photographs, and printed matter, relating to the landing of the United States Fifth Army at Salerno, Italy, 1943 September, and to the military career of E. J. Dawley.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Dawley, Ernest J., 1886-1973.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ernest J. Dawley papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1974.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Major general, United States Army.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, diaries, awards, maps, photographs, and printed matter, relating to the landing of the United States Fifth Army at Salerno, Italy, 1943 September, and to the military career of E. J. Dawley.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Army--Officers.
United States. Army. Army, 5th.
Salerno, Battle of, 1943.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.

 

Photographs

Envelope A

18 photos depicting E.J. Dawley's military career, including service in A.E.F in France 1918-19 and as Commanding General of VI Corps, Providence, R.I., 1942,

Envelope B

37 photos of Camp San Luis Obispo (California) and Gen. E. J. Dawley, Commanding General 1941. Includes photos of Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell and Gen. Lesley J. McNair.