Overview of the Andrew Summers Rowan papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff.
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Title: Andrew Summers Rowan papers
Date (inclusive): 1891-1940
Collection Number: 45008
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 9 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (4.3 linear feet)
Abstract: Writings, correspondence, military orders, clippings, serial issues, maps, and photographs, relating to the exploit of A. S. Rowan in carrying the "message to Garcia" during the Spanish-American War, and to other American military activities in Cuba and the Philippines during the war and the Philippine insurrection.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Rowan, Andrew Summers, 1857-.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Andrew Summers Rowan papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1945.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Major, United States Army.

Scope and Content of Collection

Writings, correspondence, military orders, clippings, serial issues, maps, and photographs, relating to the exploit of A. S. Rowan in carrying the "message to Garcia" during the Spanish-American War, and to other American military activities in Cuba and the Philippines during the war and the Philippine insurrection.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Army--Officers.
Cuba--History--Revolution, 1895-1898.
Philippines--History--Insurrection, 1899-1901.
Spanish-American War, 1898.