Overview of the Charles Alan Pownall papers

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Overview of the Charles Alan Pownall papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Charles Alan Pownall papers
Dates: 1912-1976
Collection Number: 2005C22
Creator: Pownall, Charles Alan, 1887-1975.
Collection Size: 10 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (4.8 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, orders, reports, memoranda, personnel records, printed matter, and photographs, relating to American naval aviation, especially in the Pacific Theater during World War II, and to postwar naval administration of Guam.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
Access to sound recordings, video recordings, or motion picture material requires at least two weeks advance notice. Please contact the Hoover Institution Archives for further information.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charles Alan Pownall papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2005.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical/Historical Note

Vice admiral, United States Navy; commander, Air Force, Pacific Fleet, 1944; governor of Guam, 1946-1949.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, orders, reports, memoranda, personnel records, printed matter, and photographs, relating to American naval aviation, especially in the Pacific Theater during World War II, and to postwar naval administration of Guam.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
United States. Navy Aviation.
United States. Navy Officers.
World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations.
World War, 1939-1945 Naval operations.
World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns Pacific Ocean.
Guam.